Siglo Group is hiring an Ecologist in Austin, TX. We are a small, environmental planning and cartography firm engaged in projects associated with land conservation, sustainable development, land use, land management, park planning, cartography, GIS, ecological restoration, and site assessment. Scales of projects vary from statewide mapping assessments over millions of acres, to site-specific land management plans and installation oversight, to land use planning in urban settings. The Ecologist supports the work of Siglo Group by integrating best management practices associated with site assessment, ecological restoration, and natural area management into planning processes, design work, and construction administration. This integration includes direct contact with clients, fieldwork, research, written and oral communication, and working as part of a team on complex projects. This work culminates in natural area management guidelines, ecological master plans, and completed projects that heighten the ecological function of the project areas.
You have a clear desire to work in the conservation, land management, and land use planning fields.
You have an aptitude for taking on a variety of tasks, completing them efficiently & effectively.
You can work well independently and take initiative, as well as on a team giving input, taking guidance, and following procedures.
You can work through details with precision while prioritizing important tasks. You have strong verbal and written communication skills and are effective at sharing land management and ecological restoration information with an array of stakeholders.
You have a degree and/or experience in the following fields: landscape architecture, ecology, natural area management, ecological restoration, geography, biology, wildlife management, environmental studies, or equivalent.
You have at least 3 years of field experience conducting and/or supervising ecological restoration and land management work.
You have proven skills in identifying invasive species, erosion issues, intact plant communities, and restoration potential in Central Texas or other regions in Texas.
You have a working knowledge of best management practices to improve a landscape's ecological function.
Submit ONE PDF that includes: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) at least three work examples (field reports, presentations, publications, or site assessments) to email@example.com with “Siglo Ecologist Applicant” in the subject line. The position will remain open until filled.