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: Coastal Project Manager, NY

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation oversees approximately 148 miles of shoreline property. Over 5,800 acres of city parkland currently lie in the 100-year floodplain, placing parks at the forefront of sea level rise, resiliency and coastal management. New York City’s open spaces are the first line of defense in a storm and play a key role in buffering and providing amenities for communities. Parks is seeking an individual to serve as a technical expert, assisting with prioritization of coastal measures, and developing proactive coastal management strategies. Some responsibilities will be under direct supervision, serve as the Agency’s liaison and expert on waterfront and coastline protection matters and best practices; design and manage coastal engineering projects ranging from coastal numerical modeling, coastal structure design, shoreline engineering projects, nature-based solutions, wetland restoration and waterfront development projects; and establish protocols and systems for inspecting, managing and repairing Parks' waterfront infrastructure. For more information, click here. Job ID: 158674. Posted unitl August 22, 2014.

Job: GIS Specialist, MA

Dawood Engineering, Inc. is seeking an experienced GIS Specialist to work out of their Sturbridge, Massachessts, Regional office. This position will serve as a lead within the GIS Department and exhibits strong working knowledge of GIS processes and workflows. Conducts GIS analysis and generates mapping deliverables independently and proficiently with attention to detail. Performs advanced GIS analysis and serves as a mentor to other team members. Works collaboratively with others in a team environment to accomplish objectives. For more information, click here.

Job: Environmental Scientist, Pennsylvania

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Scientist /Biologist for their Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. This position will perform environmental field studies including wetland delineations and habitat assessments, and assist project teams with environmental report/permit preparation and regulatory analysis. For more information, click here. Scroll down to position. Requisition No. R-00240.

Job: Environmental Project Manager

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Project Manager for their Gulf Coast region in Houston, Baton Rouge, or Pensacola. This position is responsible for managing a variety of offshore/onshore energy projects. Our successful candidate must have a good understanding of the FERC process including experience managing preparation of FERC 7(c) applications for pipeline projects. Some responsibilities will be to manage a variety of offshore and onshore energy projects, including pipelines and energy terminals; manage and provide expertise for the development of EAs, EISs, and ERs; lead and conduct varied environmental surveys, which may include but not limited to marine habitat surveys, wetland delineation, marine and terrestrial habitat evaluations, and threatened and endangered (T/E) species surveys; prepare environmental/habitat mitigation plans; coordinate and negotiate with Federal and State Agencies as related to preparing permit applications and mitigation plans; oversee environmental regulatory compliance evaluations; engage in public involvement/community outreach efforts; keep client and project staff fully aware of any issues that would impact quality, scope, budget, or schedule; and meet with energy project developers and owners/operators, generate leads, assess new markets, and develop new business opportunities. For more information, click here. Scroll down to position. Requisition ID: R-00234. 

Job: Wetland Ecologist-Warrenton & Richmond, VA

Angler Environmental (Angler) is accepting resumes for a Wetland Ecologist with 1-5 years of relevant work experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental and engineering professionals in their Warrenton or Richmond, Virginia offices. The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include performing all aspects of field work, collecting and organizing data, and writing technical reports. For more information, click here.

Job: Staff Scientist, PA

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) seeks a PA Staff Scientist to be based at their Pennsylvania State Office located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. With the Pennsylvania Executive Director, conducts critical technical analysis, summary, and translation of diverse and complex scientific issues, with a focus on issues related to surface and ground water quality, into CBF positions on policy, regulation, legislation, and for general advocacy. Reviews regulations, actions, programs, policies, and proposed projects for potential impacts upon water quality. Advocates CBF positions with the media, local/state/federal elected officials, agency staff, partner organizations, the regulated community, and citizens at the direction of the Pennsylvania Executive Director. Represents CBF on various external and internal committees, workgroups, and at state/regional/national technical conferences. Prepares fact sheets, white papers, and other materials pertaining to CBF priorities. As appropriate, seeks opportunities for and provides project management of select grant projects.For more information, click here. Apply by August 15, 2014.

Post-Doctoral Position at USGS in Moab, UT: Climate change effects on dryland ecosystems

A postdoctoral position in ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, and climate change is available at the USGS Canyonlands Research Station located in Moab, Utah. Unfortunately, ONLY U.S. CITIZENS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. The successful candidate will work on a collaborative project examining how warming and altered precipitation regimes affect plants, soils, and biogeochemical cycles of the Colorado Plateau and the Chihuahuan Desert.


Graduate Assistantship: School of Agricultural, Forestry, and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University

Dr. Jamie Duberstein, Clemson University seeks an MS student to work on research related to tidal marsh plant and salinity dynamics along the lower Savannah River. Plans for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) include deepening the primary shipping channel at the Savannah port, along with flow diversions at several points along the river. Construction associated with SHEP will begin in 2015. They are monitoring aboveground salinity, belowground salinity, and plant responses at 15 freshwater and oligohaline areas within the estuary, situated primarily on Savannah National Wildlife Refuge property.