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Natural Resource Specialist - Restoration Ecologist

Natural Resource Specialist - Restoration Ecologist

Ecological Resource Consultants, Inc. (ERC), a full service consulting and design/build firm formed to offer innovative solutions for stream restoration, ecological/environmental and water resource projects, is seeking an experienced Natural Resource Specialist - Restoration Ecologist for our Boulder, Colorado Office. 


  • Candidates must have a minimum education of a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences and two (2) or more years (not an entry level position) direct professional experience in environmental consulting.


  • Serve as Project Manager / Task Manager
  • Write and review technical reports
  • Prepare USACE CWA Sec 404 permits (Nationwide and Individual)
  • Compensatory Mitigation Design/Planning
  • Assist with project development of ecological restoration design/build plans (revegetation planning for wetland and streams/riparian restoration, development of native seed mixes and planting plans).


  • Two plus (2+) years’ experience with wetlands, streams/riparian habitats, soil science, regulatory permitting, technical report preparation and ecological restoration in the Rocky Mountain region is required. 
  • Thorough understanding of ecological communities and systems.
  • This position will require experience coordinating with staff and providing assistance to senior project managers with ecological field surveys, wetland delineation, threatened and endangered species reporting, preparation of USACE CWA Sec 404 permits, environmental assessments and development of ecological restoration plans.

Skills and Technical Competencies

  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills are essential, including the ability to present technical issues to a non-technical audience.
  • Strong understanding of Rocky Mountain region ecological systems, vegetation communities and soil science. 
  • GIS and/or AutoCad experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and also collaboratively as a leader in a team setting.
  • Possess a willingness to travel throughout Colorado and a valid drivers license.

ERC is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary based on experience, a comprehensive benefits program, and a stimulating work environment within a company that prides itself on providing technical, innovative, and complete solutions for our clients.  For immediate consideration please forward a cover letter and resume via email to  ERC company background may be reviewed at

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : ""

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