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Natural Resource Scientist - Entry Level

Natural Resource Scientist - Entry Level

Whitenton Group, Inc. (WGI) is seeking to hire an entry level Natural Resource Scientist to assist with field survey, data collection, and reporting. The successful candidate will be trained on-the-job. WGI is looking to fill this position in the immediate future.


Desktop evaluations/assessments

Conduct stream/wetland delineation(s) following the USACE guidance

Conduct protected species habitat evaluations and presence/absence surveys

GPS data collection and processing

Use of ArcGIS software to produce maps

Report compilation (environmental constraints analyses, environmental assessments, preliminary report(s) of findings, etc)

Communicate effectively with crew(s) and supervisors

Client and agency interaction


Attention to detail.

Task oriented, team player, and good attitude.

Excellent writing and editing skills.

Overnight and extended travel which may include weekends/holidays (when needed)

BS (MS preferred) in a natural resource field of study.

Valid driver’s license

Pass routine/random drug testing.

ATV operation

Solutions oriented.

Quick response time

Must pass background security screening and safety training(s) for a variety of clients.

Physically able to perform field surveys and withstand challenging field conditions (terrain, extreme heat/cold, poisonous/biting/stinging critters, etc)

Work a minimum of 40 hours per week.

Must wear Personal Protective Equipment and fire-retardant clothing when required by client.

Benefits: Include health care for the employee (100% paid for by WGI), holiday/vacation/PTO pay, IRA with contribution from WGI, profit sharing bonus, and a great workplace atmosphere.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please email resume and/or curriculum vitae to Scott Jecker:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

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