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Environmental Analyst III - Wetlands Ecologist

Environmental Analyst III - Wetlands Ecologist

Application Deadline Date:  03/04/2024
Req ID:  49426
Department:  Environmental Conservation

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $24.02


This a temporary position with a 40-hour work week in the growing season, not exceeding 1280 hours in a calendar year with a chance of another 1280 hours in 2025. Start date is late March to early April. Are you looking for a position that makes a difference in protecting Vermont's wetlands? Do you like troubleshooting solutions and communicating with landowners? Do you have mapping skills? If so, you may be a good fit for the Wetlands Ecologist position at DEC.


The Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking a Wetlands Ecologist to support wetland mapping and regulatory review of projects to ensure compliance with the Vermont Wetland Rules. This position travels throughout the state to identify wetlands in the field, reviews development projects, performs jurisdictional determinations, and evaluates wetland permit applications. This position communicates daily with landowners, municipalities, consultants, and government colleagues regarding wetland protections. This position also updates wetland mapping using ArcGIS.


The candidate must be comfortable communicating with consultants and landowners and demonstrate excellent communication and technical writing skills. Preferred candidates will have wetland related experience and will have basic knowledge of wetland ecology, wetland delineation, and wetland functional assessment. GIS skills are needed.

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Job Type : Temporary

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level

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