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 Project Manager, MA

Friends of Herring River, Wellfleet/Truro, MA invites applications for the position of Senior Project Manger. This position is intended to provide technical direction and project management oversight to implement the plan to restore tidal flow to the 1000 tidally restricted Herring River estuary in Wellfleet and Truro, Massachusetts. The project involves the restoration of 1000 acres of former tidal marsh.  The successful applicant will be expected among other duties to (1) develop and oversee implementation of project management work plans, (2) prepare scopes of work for technical services and construction contracts, (3) oversee and direct the work of engineering and other consultants, (4) plan and oversee performance of field work, (5) assist in the preparation of permit applications, (6) obtain funding assistance through grant applications, (7) lead technical advisory committee meetings, (8) ensure proper construction management, (9) oversee the development of project monitoring plans and research, and (10) supervise outreach and coordination with affected property owners.    


Job: Environmental Specialist Positions, MO

The Missouri Department of Transportation has the following positions available in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Environmental Specialist - Safety Sensitive (Wetland Specialist): The environmental specialist - safety sensitive performs routine entry-level activities in regard to assisting the environmental studies unit in an effort to comply with environmental regulations. Responsibilities are performed under direct supervision.


Job: EPA for Recent Graduate - Coastal Ecosystem Services, FL

The Gulf Ecology Division of the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL), Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking an individual, at least 18 years of age who has completed a Bachelor's degree in systems ecology, mathematics, social sciences, computer sciences or a related field of study. For more detailed information regarding the Gulf Ecology Division, visit its home page here


Job: Project Planner (Recent Graduate), CA

The Department of the Army, Field Operating Offices of the Office of the Secretary of the Army in San Francisco, California seeks a Project Planner (Recent Graduate). As a Project Planner (INTERN) you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following assist in the analysis of the impact of potential water resources projects on all environmental disciplines including but not limited to fish and wildlife, cultural resources, air and water quality, aesthetics, land use, geologic conditions, terrestrial and wetland vegetation, recreation, and endangered species; assist in the preparation of environmental assessments and other environmental documents in connection with permit actions; evaluate technical data relating to water resources; and assist in conducting endangered species consultation during design and construction stages of projects; assist with the evaluations, sampling and analysis necessary to support water resources projects. Incumbent works under closer supervision and works in a developmental capacity performing assignments and completing training, both of which are aimed in preparing the incumbent to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties outlined in the aforementioned job description. The incumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experience and training are received to the next higher level position. For more information, click here. Job No. NCAT143695851241323PR. Apply by October 31, 2014.

Cornell Teaching Postdoctoral Associate – Ecology & Environment, Ithaca, NY

The Office of Undergraduate Biology, in collaboration with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York invites applicants for a Teaching Postdoctoral Associate with interest in developing skills and experience in university teaching in preparation for an academic career.  The postdoc will play a key role in supporting a transition of the course “Ecology & Environment” (BioEE 1610) from a traditional lecture-course format to one involving more active learning and greater student participation and group problem solving in class. 


Smithsonian Postdoctoral Fellowship: Modeling Development Scenarios and Ecosystem Services, Washington, DC

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Modeling Development Scenarios and Ecosystem Services in Peru. The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) conducts research and monitoring to study, understand, predict, and integrate biodiversity conservation needs with development priorities of large infrastructure projects. Guided by the principles of the Convention on Biological Diversity, SCBI has worked with a select group of oil and gas companies since 1996 to develop conservation and development best practices for conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services that benefit humans and wildlife. Since May 2014, SCBI has been working in the Madre de Dios Department of Southeast Peru to study biodiversity and intends to develop conservation and sustainable development scenarios with stakeholders. SCBI is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to study development activities in the region, ecosystem services, landscape connectivity, and changes in past and future land use through modelling. 


Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology-Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, Earlham College

Earlham College invites applications for a biologist with teaching and research interests in ecology, evolution, and/or conservation biology. This is a full-time, one-year appointment in the Biology Department as a visiting professor. The position begins in August 2015. The Department seeks an individual who is first and foremost excited about teaching— in lecture, seminar classes, laboratory, and research venues — to bright and motivated undergraduates in a nationally ranked department at a small liberal arts college.