Ecologist – Pennsylvania

Agency
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Location
Harrisburg, PA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$45,070
Start Date
01/01/2018
Last Date to Apply
11/27/2017
Website
http://www.waterlandlife.org
Description
ECOLOGIST Harrisburg, PA Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) has a full-time opening for an Ecologist. This position will be based in Harrisburg, PA. Primary duties will include plant inventory, and research and analysis related to plant communities and ecological systems in Pennsylvania for the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program (PNHP) and WPC. This person will work with PNHP ecologists to design, schedule, and manage a variety of projects oriented toward the conservation of areas of conservation concern in the state as well as collect information on species and community records.
Qualifications
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. If you are interested in this position, please send a letter, resume, and salary requirements to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Ecologist in the subject line of the email. Deadline is 11/27/2017. This person will work with PNHP ecologists to design, schedule, and manage a variety of projects oriented toward the conservation of areas of conservation concern in the state as well as collect information on species and community records. A minimum of a Master of Science degree or equivalent work experience in ecology, field biology, conservation, botany, or related field is required. Demonstrated familiarity with Pennsylvania and/or mid-Atlantic/Midwest regions’ flora and ecosystems and experience in natural community classification, along with intensive field studies, and ecological research techniques is required. Position requires the ability to traverse rugged terrain, spend long hours out-of-doors on extended field excursions, and travel throughout Pennsylvania. Must be able to work well independently and with others.
Contact Person
Nancy Bassett
Contact eMail
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