Project Manager, Restoration Ecologist

NES Ecological Services Published: February 25, 2022
Green Bay, WI
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Project Management / Scientific

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NES Ecological Services, A Division of Robert E. Lee & Associates, Inc., is an established natural resources consulting firm located in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area that specializes in wetlands and native habitat restoration. 

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a qualified Project Manager to design, coordinate and oversee restoration projects throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The successful candidate will also assist with wetland delineations, permit applications, botanical inventories and threatened & endangered species surveys. 

Applicants must have experience leading work crews, designing and successfully implementing native restoration plans, possess a vast knowledge of Wisconsin and/or Midwestern flora, demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, and manage a variety of clients including private landowners, municipalities, developers, and non-profit organizations.


  • The candidate should possess a B.S. or M.S. in Ecosystem Restoration & Management, Natural Resources, Botany, Environmental Science, Biology with an emphasis in Natural Resources, or related fields. 
  • Applicants should also have 2-5 years of job-related experience that includes conducting native planting designs and implementations, wetland delineations, botanical surveys, and habitat assessments.  Experience writing grants, acquiring work and managing projects is also preferred. 
  • The candidate must be self-motivated and organized to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner to meet our client’s needs and to ensure budgets are not exceeded. 
  • Some traveling and long work hours during the field season will be required. 
  • The candidate must also have experience with Microsoft Office. 
  • Strong ecological skills, a positive attitude, and good client relations will allow the successful applicant to continue their professional development while restoring native communities. 

Compensation: NES offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to email a cover letter detailing their interest in natural resources, a resumé, transcript(s), salary expectations, and three references by March 1, 2022 to:

  • James Havel – Division Manager, NES Ecological Services 1250 Centennial Centre Boulevard, Hobart, WI 54155
  • Phone: 920-499-5789 / Fax: 920-662-9141

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