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: Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist-Aquatic Plant Management and Restoration, Univ. of MN

An Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist-Aquatic Plant Management and Restoration position with the University of Minnesota will be in the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology on the Twin Cities Campus and will be affiliated with the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center. The Center’s mission is to develop biologically and economically sound solutions to control key aquatic invasive species (AIS) affecting Minnesota’s waters. Full-time tenure-track position (9 month- B-term appointment) with responsibilities as an extension specialist (60%), and for research (40%). 


Job: Associate Restoration Biologist/Ecologist, CA

Great Ecology is looking for an associate-level Restoration Biologist/Ecologist with a deep understanding of natural systems to join an interdisciplinary team of scientists, landscape designers, and planners. The successful candidate will work alongside a dedicated team of ecologists and ecological designers focusing on complex ecological restoration, mitigation banking, natural resources conservation, permitting, and natural resource damages projects throughout the United States. For more information, click here. Job ID: 20963505. 

PhD Assistantships in Integrative Conservation, Univ. of Georgia

The University of Georgia's Integrative Conservation (ICON) doctoral program is accepting applications for Fall 2015. Funded assistantships are available to outstanding students. The ICON Ph.D. program is open to students applying to one of four "home departments" including the Odum School of Ecology, the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, the Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Geography


Intern Opportunity: Climate Adaptation Project, ORISE, Washington, DC

A postdoctoral or postgraduate research project training opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Policy (OP). The appointment will be served with the Office of the Administrator (OA) in Washington, D.C. This project will focus on conducting program research in support of OP’s coordination role on climate adaptation. The selected intern will learn about climate adaptation in the context of EPA’s programs while conducting research that supports EPA’s adaptation activities. More specifically, s/he will join research and communication activities, including conducting inventories and characterizing federal tools, data and resources available for states, tribes and communities to support their efforts to rebuild resiliency and climate adaptation capacity. For more information, click here. Project No. EPA-OP-OA-2014-01.

Job: Environmental Specialists, VA

Angler Environmental (Angler) is accepting resumes for Environmental Specialists (1-7 years of experience) to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental and engineering professionals in our Richmond, Warrenton and Fairfax, Virginia offices. The desired candidate’s primary responsibilities would include assisting regulatory staff with preparation of documents related to Section 401/404 permitting, NEPA, environmental assessments, and wetland and stream mitigation feasibility and design. Additional responsibilities may include coordination with regulatory agencies and the project team and field assessments. For more information, click here.

MS/PhD positions in Biological Sciences, Northern AZ Univ.

Northern Arizona University, Department of Biological Sciences & Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research has graduate student positions available for research on topics including population genetics, plant community dynamics and ecosystem ecology, notably carbon cycling and ecohydrology, in relation to global environmental change.  The successful applicant(s) will work with existing rainfall manipulation plots along a gradient from desert to sub-alpine ecosystems as part of the NAU Southwest Experimental Garden Array. Application deadline: Jan 15, 2015. For further information, please contact Dr. Brad Butterfield at Bradley.Butterfield@nau.edu


Job: Conservation Planner, VA

Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District in Manassas, Virginia is seeking a full time Conservation Planner. The Conservation Planner develops soil and water quality conservation plans and markets these plans in the agricultural community. This position is also responsible for the recruitment of participants for Best Management Practices (BMPs) programs and the identification of voluntary BMPs. The Conservation Planner also develops and delivers education and outreach to farmers and landowners. Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in agriculture, natural science, a related field, or equivalent experience. For more information, click here. Position open until filled.

Job: Estuary Science & Restoration Coordinator, DE

The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Rehoboth Beach, DE invites applications for its Estuary Science & Restoration Coordinator who will lead research, monitoring, and aquatic ecosystem restoration efforts in accordance with the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for the Inland Bays. For more information, click here or go directly here.