Natural Resource Specialist, Restoration Ecologist

Ecological Resource Consultants, Inc. Published: June 27, 2019
Location
Boulder, Colorado
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Project Management /

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Description

~ Ecological Resource Consultants, Inc. ( ERC ) is a full service consulting and design/build firm formed to offer innovative solutions for stream restoration projects, ecological/environmental and water resource projects. ~

Ecological Resource Consultants, Inc (ERC) is comprised of a multidisciplinary team with expertise in restoration, ecology, environmental science, water resource engineering, geomorphology and environmental regulatory issues. This range of experience allows us to develop comprehensive solutions that meet the needs of our clients and are compatible with the natural environment.

Position Overview

ERC is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a Natural Resource Specialist, Restoration Ecologist in our Boulder, Colorado Office.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Manager / Task Manager.
  • Write and review technical reports.
  • Prepare USACE CWA Sec 404 permits (Nationwide and Individual).
  • Compensatory Mitigation Design/Planning.
  • Assist with development of ecological restoration design/build plans (revegetation planning for wetland and streams/riparian restoration, development of native seed mixes and planting plans).

Qualifications

Education:

  • Candidates must have a minimum education of a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences and five (5) or more years (not an entry level position) direct professional experience in environmental consulting.

Experience:

  • Five plus (5+) years’ experience with wetlands, streams/riparian habitats, regulatory permitting, technical report preparation and ecological restoration in the Rocky Mountain region is required.
  • Thorough understanding of ecological communities and systems.
  • This position will require experience coordinating with staff and providing assistance to senior project managers with ecological field surveys, wetland delineation, threatened and endangered species reporting, preparation of USACE CWA Sec 404 permits, environmental assessments and development of ecological restoration plans.

Skills and Technical Competencies:

  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills are essential, including the ability to present technical issues to a non-technical audience.
  • GIS and/or AutoCad experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and also collaboratively as a leader in a team setting.
  • Possess a willingness to travel throughout Colorado and a valid drivers license.

Compensation

ERC offers a competitive salary based on experience, a comprehensive benefits program, and a stimulating work environment within a company that prides itself on providing technical, innovative, and complete solutions for our clients.

To Apply

  • Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume with "Natural Resource Specialist, Restoration Ecologist" indicated in the subject line.
  • Please no phone calls, selected candidates will be contacted.

~ ERC is an equal opportunity employer ~

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