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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S. Geological Survey seeks an Ecologist located in Lafayette, Louisiana. As an Ecologist within the National Wetlands Research Science Center, some of your specific duties will be to assist conducting of field and laboratory research, performs specialized as well as standard laboratory analyses of soil and biological material. Oversee and participate in the acquisition of edaphic, biological and environmental data in the field. Train student interns and seasonal technicians in data acquisition and sample archiving. Lead field and laboratory groups. Operate, maintain and oversee the use of Government equipment. Assist in preparation of standard operating procedures and help establish quality control/quality assurance protocols. Participate in interagency and other scientific meetings and assist supervisor in disseminating results to scientific community and the public. For more information, click here. Job Announcement Number: ATL-2015-0419. Apply by March 6, 2015.
The U.S. Geological Survey seeks a Hydrologist located in Reston, Virginia. As a Hydrologist within the U.S. Geological Survey, National Research Program, some of your specific duties will include conducting field work to make hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecologic measurements of wetland, stream, and floodplain environments. Collecting samples of water, sediment, soil, and plants. Accessing field sites by motor vehicle, boat, wading, and walking in difficult conditions. Performing physical and geochemical analyses of water, sediments, soil, and plants in laboratories. Processing samples according to standard methods for subsequent analytical measurements. Maintaining, calibrating, and repairing scientific instrumentation. Analyzing data for subsequent publications using a variety of software including GIS. Assembling and preparing data for computation and graphing. Preparing summaries of field and laboratory activities. Managing data and evaluates the accuracy and reliability of data. Communicating results of research orally and in writing to supervisor and collaborators. Prioritizing tasks based on input from supervisor. Choosing most appropriate procedures based on standard methods, field and laboratory conditions and input from supervisor. For more information, click here. Job Announcement Number: ATL-2015-0438. Apply by Monday, March 2, 2015.
The Squam Conservation Internship provides skills and experience for future conservation professionals while working as the driving force behind the SLA’s conservation mission. This unpaid volunteer internship provides hands-on conservation work experience and certifications over a broad range of activities. Interns serve as campsite hosts and caretakers at our backcountry campsites, work toward the eradication of variable milfoil, engage both youth and adults in environmental education, and perform other conservation duties such as shoreline restoration and trail maintenance and construction. For more information, click here. Application deadline is March 23, 2015, 7AM EST.
Paid internship opportunity with the NASA DEVELOP Program. This program is open for current students (any level), recent college graduates (within the past two years at any level), and career transitioning professionals including veterans of the Armed Forces. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Their projects focus on addressing local and international community concerns while utilizing NASA's Earth observations. Participants work in teams, with guidance from NASA and partner science advisors, to demonstrate to partner organizations how NASA remote sensing imagery can be used in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other applications to address environmental community concerns. DEVELOP’s projects are interdisciplinary in nature, so applications are welcome from all academic backgrounds.
The Hille Ris Lambers community ecology lab at the University of Washington is seeking applicants for an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the summer of 2015. The student will contribute to ongoing NSF-funded field research on the effects of climate change on plant communities in Mt. Rainier National Park, and will work closely with Dr. Janneke Hille Ris Lambers and other lab members to develop and implement an independent project focusing on the role of indirect interactions between plants mediated by their shared pollinators.
This is a developmental Environmental Engineer, GS-0819-07 position with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, Regulatory Division, Evaluation Branch. As an Environmental Engineer, you will utilize your professional knowledge of natural, physical, and social sciences theories, practices, and methodologies, as they relate to the natural and human environment. Duties of the position include but are not limited to participating in site visits to evaluate environmental factors or conditions. Ensuring compliance with regulatory aspects of environmental laws. Identifying environmental problems and the need for enforcement action. Evaluating aquatic resource impacts. Reviewing and preparing wetland delineations. Determining regulatory jurisdiction for wetlands and/or water bodies. Preparing environmental documentation. Communicating clearly to explain and describe environmental issues, problems, and solutions to diverse audiences. Serving on teams to accomplish specific missions. For more information, click here. Job Announcement Number: SW15HB5916491314529DR. Apply by Saturday, March 7, 2015.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has two vacancies in New Orleans, LA for an Interdisciplinary position. It is open to the following occupational series: Archeologist, GS-0193, Biologist, GS-0401, and Environmental Resources Specialist, GS-0401. Applicants may apply under any of these occupations. Serves as a technical specialist in the New Orleans District Regulatory program with primary expertise in environmental resources and impact analyses, habitat and wetland value assessment relative to the evaluation of Department of the Army permit applications under the provisions of Section 10 of the River and Harbor Act of 1899 and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and other applicable laws and regulations. For more information, click here. Job Announcement Number: SWGY155881791336184D. Apply by Sunday, March 8, 2015.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center has two vacancies in Vicksburg, MS for an interdisciplinary position which may be filled under any of the following titles and occupational series, depending on the qualifications of the applicant: Research Biologist, 0401; Research Ecologist, 0408; Research Botanist, 0430; Research Soil Scientist, 0470; Research Wildlife Biologist, 0486; Research Environmental Engineer, 0819; or Research Hydrologist, 1315. The Researcher will provide guidance to improve wetland resource management, reduce risks of mission impairment, and enhance the sustainability, resiliency, and adaptive capacity of Civil Works and Military missions. For more information, click here. Job Announcement Number: SWGR155087501325988D. Apply by Thursday, March 5, 2015.