Wetland Jobs Board

In addition to the job postings below, ASWM has compiled a list of links to water resources and/or wetland-related job postings.  Click here.  To submit a wetland-related job announcement to the ASWM site, send the job title, a brief description, a link to the full description, closing date, relevant contact info and website to sharon@aswm.org

Job: Senior Scientist, CA

Brown and Caldwell is seeking a Senior Scientist located in Sacramento, California. Candidates will be doing field work for sampling and data collection, producing GIS maps and conducting analysis and database development in GIS, preparing technical memoranda and reports, and conducting planning studies and assessments for projects related to watershed planning, stormwater management, water quality evaluations, and environmental permitting.  For more information, click here. Job ID 1891. 

Job: Environmental Engineer, Dept. of Environment, Washington, DC

The Environmental Engineer position is located in the District Department of the Environment, Natural Resources Administration, Watershed Protection Division, Technical Services Branch in Washington, D.C. The position works closely with inspection unit of the Watershed Protection Division, all units of the Building Permit Processing Division of the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), the DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water), and the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT). The mission of the Watershed Protection Division is to conserve the soil and water resources of the District of Columbia and protect its watersheds from nonpoint source pollution. The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing erosion and sediment control plans (SEC) and stormwater management plans (SWMP) including detailed engineering standards and specifications, submitted for development of property within the District of Columbia. The incumbent analyzes pertinent data to determine specific performance capacity of sediment control and stormwater management facilities. Data analyzed covers such elements as soil characteristics, topography, land use practices, hydrology, hydraulics, and design elements of best management practices. The incumbent meets with applicants and their agents to review concept plans and subsequent submissions and to advise on compliance questions; may include site visits during review and construction. Reviews Environmental Impact Screening Forms, Phase I and Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment and geotechnical reports. For more information, click here. Apply by October 27, 2014. Job No. 25972.

Job: Fish Biologist, 3 Vacancies, IL

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carterville Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office has three vacancies for a Fish Biologist located in Carterville and Wilmington, Illinois. Incumbent will work as a large river biologist, either in the Middle Mississippi River, Ohio River, or upper Illinois River.  Incumbent will work on Asian carp management and control efforts, large river habitat restoration/assessment, and/or recovery of pallid sturgeon.  Positions may complete innovative sonar work in and around the Electric Dispersal Barrier and/or sampling for a variety of species using nets and electrofishing. Incumbent will use teamwork, creativity, and partnering skills to help solve complex and evolving problems. For more information, click here. Job No. R3-14-1211996-LO. Apply by October 3, 2014.

Job: Fish Biologist, Wilmington, IL

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks a Fish Biologist located in Wilmington, Illinois. Incumbent will work on Asian carp management and control efforts in the Chicago Area Waterways and the upper Illinois River to help prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.  Innovative sonar work in and around the Electric Dispersal Barrier will be conducted as will sampling using nets and electrofishing.  Incumbent will use teamwork, creativity, and partnering skills to help solve complex and evolving problems. For more information, click here. Job No. R3-14-1210563-LO. Apply by October 3, 2014.

Job: Biological Science Technician (8 Vacancies), IL

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has eight vacancies for a Biological Science Technician (Fisheries) located in Carterville and Wilmington, Illinois. This is a term position not to exceed 13 months with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Carterville Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office. Incumbents located at the Wilmington Sub-Office will work primarily on Asian carp assessment work on the Chicago Area Waterways and upper Illinois River to help prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.  Innovative sonar work in and around the Electric Dispersal Barrier will be conducted as will sampling using nets and electrofishing.  Incumbents located at the Carterville Office will work either with Asian carp assessment work on the Ohio or Mississippi rivers or on large river fish community assessment (including endangered pallid sturgeon) on the Mississippi River.  Sonar, netting, and electrofishing will be utilized.  All positions will share responsibilities to some degree and be exposed to a variety of work/projects. For more information, click here. Job No. R3-14-1212493-LO. Apply by October 3, 2014.

Job: Supervisory Fish and Wildlife Biologist, AK

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks a Supervisory Fish and Wildlife Biologist for the Marine Mammals Management office located in Anchorage, Alaska.  A few duties will be to provide technical and administration supervision to staff comprised of professional, technical and clerical positions; plan work to be accomplished; set priorities; direct and review work; provide advice and consultation; assess performance and training needs; and lead the Incidental Take and Marking, Tagging and Reporting programs within the Marine Mammals Management Office. These programs are responsible for incidental take and harassment regulations, authorizations, and permits; and monitoring and co-management of subsistence harvest of three marine mammal species (northern sea otter, Pacific walrus, and polar bears). The programs are closely coordinate with other Marine Mammals Management programs, Office of Law Enforcement, co-management (Alaska Native) partners, oil and gas industry and other Federal regulatory programs. For more information, click here. Apply by October 6, 2014.

Job: GIS Analyst, CO

Playa Lakes Joint Venture (PLJV) is seeking a talented GIS Analyst to help design effective habitat conservation at a landscape scale. PLJV is a non-profit organization whose mission is to conserve playa lakes, other wetlands, and associated landscapes through partnerships for the benefit of birds, other wildlife, and people. The primary role of this position is to support a landscape design project in collaboration with the Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GPLCC) and other regional partners. Primary duties will include spatial analysis, habitat modeling, data collection and management, programming, and cartography. This position requires regular writing (technical and non-technical) and communication with people inside and outside the organization. This position may require travel for meetings and conferences (usually less than 5 consecutive days of travel at a time). For more information, click here. Applications excepted through October 17, 2014. 

Job: Manager of Conservation Programs, MS

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for the Manager of Conservation Programs to lead our conservation efforts in the four-state region of Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama with primary focus on the Mississippi Alluvial Valley (MAV). Ducks Unlimited’s MAV conservation program focuses on restoring, enhancing and protecting critical wetland habitat in the four-state region through the America’s River and Southeast Wetlands Conservation Initiatives. They are seeking an individual with proven abilities in team leadership, strategic and business plan implementation, budget and personnel administration, land protection, programmatic fundraising, partnership development and stewardship, and public policy to help lead our conservation programs. For more information, click here. Apply by October 31, 2014.