Mid-level Ecologist

The Watershed Company
Kirkland, Washington
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary depends on experience and qualifications. Benefits include medical/dental insurance, continuing education, performance bonuses, retirement program with future matched payments and opportunities for ownership.
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Watershed Company, a regional leader in science-based planning and design for environmental restoration, is seeking experienced candidates within the fields of wetland ecology. Successful candidates will work with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished scientists, planners, engineers, arborists, and landscape architects in a growing 33-year-old employee-owned company based in Kirkland, Washington. Duties and Expectations: - Conduct field visits in wetlands, riparian areas and marine environments; sometimes requiring overnight travel - Prepare and manage projects including wetland delineations and reports, critical areas reports, function assessments, compliance monitoring and reports, and mitigation plans - Experience with permitting documentation (USACE 404, HPA, shoreline, 401 WQ Cert, and local area permits) - Prepare proposals for environmental services work and interact with marketing staff for business/client development activities - Interact with clients to achieve project objectives - Ability to work in a highly flexible, team-oriented environment
Required Experience: - 5+ years of experience performing above duties - Experience understanding clients’ needs and tailoring project scopes - Experience mentoring junior staff and guiding field efforts - Bachelor of Science degree in biology, environmental science, or related field (Master’s degree preferred) - Professional Wetland Scientist certification from the Society of Wetland Scientists - Knowledge and experience with Pacific Northwest vegetation and wildlife (ISA arborist certification a plus) - Excellent written and verbal communication skills (testing may be required) - Valid driver’s license and good driving record - Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint Desired Experience - Additional expertise and associated accreditation (Fisheries Biology, Stream Ecology, ISA Certified Arborist, Marbled Murrelet Marine Monitor, GIS) - WSDOT Biological Assessment Author accreditation or other experience preparing biological assessments (BA) and biological evaluations (BE) Send cover letter and resume to Jobs@watershedco.com. Please include the words “Mid-level Ecologist” in the subject line.
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Adam Tycaster
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