Formal Education, Licenses and Certifications
- Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Natural Resource Management or other environment or science related field
- Certified Professional Wetland Scientist required, and Certified Arborist preferred
- Stream evaluation and restoration knowledge preferred
Knowledge and Experience
- 5+ years’ experience with wetland delineation and regulatory compliance in the State of Michigan
- Knowledge and experience with wetland plant identification, hydric soils identification, Michigan native plants, invasive species identification
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Trimble hand-held GPS units or other similar GPS based survey equipment
- AutoCAD and ArcGIS knowledge preferred
Competencies and Personal Attributes
- Quality technical writing skills
- Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work both independently and on a team
- Ability to manage a variety of tasks on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Fieldwork involves working outdoors in all types of weather, walking long distances, navigate natural landscapes, dig small holes and standing for extended periods. While performing these duties, an employee is frequently required to sit; talk; hear; stand; walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds.
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
As a part of performing this position’s duties, travel will be required to respective job sites in the Southeast Michigan area and throughout the United States.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. PEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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