Staff Ecologist/Environmental Scientist – Irving, Texas

Agency
Cox|McLain Environmental Consulting, Inc.
Location
Irving, TX (D/FW)
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
commensurate with experience
Start Date
08/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
08/15/2017
Website
http://www.coxmclain.com
Description
CMEC is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and resourceful Texas ecologist to join our team. Duties may include planning, implementing, and personally conducting biological surveys (for migratory birds, threatened/endangered species) and habitat assessments, vegetative assessments (knowledge of Texas species a must), performing wetland delineations, tree surveys, stormwater/SWPPP inspections, Phase I Environmental Site Assessment preparation, client and resource agency coordination, and preparation of environmental documents (primarily technical reports and environmental assessments for USACE, TPWD, TxDOT, and USFWS review) for projects throughout the region. Compensation will include a competitive salary and benefits package (health, vacation, profit sharing, etc…). Job may include travel and physical work in rough terrain, inclement weather, exposure to wild animals, et cetera.
Qualifications
Successful applicants will possess a BS or MS/MAg in wildlife biology, rangeland ecology, environmental science, forestry, botany or a closely related natural resource field, and at least 1 year of relevant/consulting experience (2-5 years preferred). Also required is an overall dedication to excellence; strong writing skills; a strong work ethic with a demonstrated ability to work independently; and solid field skills including the ability to navigate in difficult terrain using aerial maps. Familiarity with GPS data collection, a broad range of ecological communities, environmental regulatory compliance, and prior consulting experience are preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a growing firm, please e-mail (PDF or WORD) a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to jobs@coxmclain.com . CMEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Person
Larry Cox
Contact Phone
512-338-2223
Contact eMail
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