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Wetland Biologist

Wetland Biologist

Wetland Biologist

Confluence Environmental Company, a dynamic and growing consulting firm, is looking for a full-time Wetland Biologist who enjoys working collaboratively on a variety of wetland, natural resource, marine infrastructure, upland improvement, and transportation projects. Candidate will feel confident leading wetland delineations. Assignments will include fieldwork (e.g., wetland, ordinary high water mark delineations), tasks related to regulatory compliance and permit requirements, report writing, and interacting with clients and regulatory agency staff. Project level work includes supporting project managers in planning, implementing, and managing tasks related to a variety of ecological and/or regulatory areas.

We are looking for a candidate who is well organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable with client and internal team interactions. Report writing will be a significant part of this job and we desire a person with proven proficiency in writing technical reports. Additional skills, such as ArcGIS, construction monitoring (e.g., water quality), and Puget Sound/Pacific Northwest experience is highly valued.

Confluence prioritizes client service, staff support and satisfaction, and consistent delivery of quality work. Our office environment is fun, dynamic, fast-paced, and deadline-driven. If you are looking for a company that provides a collaborative and respectful atmosphere, values initiative and responsiveness, empowers you to pursue work you are passionate about, and believes in employee growth and development, you’ll find it at Confluence Environmental Company. You’ll also find great benefits, a competitive salary, caring colleagues, and a variety of interesting projects for cities, counties, ports, state agencies, tribes, and private clients.

Required qualifications include: 

  • 4-8 years of experience in environmental consulting (agency experience may be included) with significant experience in wetland work
  • Bachelor’s degree in ecology, biology, or related field
  • Experience in wetland/stream ecological delineations
  • Demonstrated acumen in technical report writing
  • Demonstrated experience with environmental permitting and regulatory compliance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and PC computers
  • Ability to travel regionally for fieldwork. A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive to sites is required. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in ecology, biology, or related field
  • Experience in mitigation monitoring and/or, eelgrass delineations, marine ecology
  • Experience with compensatory mitigation planning and conceptual design
  • Experience with supporting project work, including developing and maintaining schedules and budgets
  • Puget Sound and Pacific Northwest experience
  • ArcGIS skills

Salary based on years of experience. Biologists/ecologists with 4-8 years of experience earn $65,000-$100,000.

Confluence offers robust benefits in support of individual wellness. Benefits include the following:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Gym Stipend
  • Cell Phone
  • Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401k Match
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Bonus Opportunities
  • Company Social Gatherings
  • Dog-Friendly Environment

If you have excellent technical, organizational, and writing skills and enjoy working in a creative, collaborative, deadline-driven environment, we want to hear from you! Please send resume and cover letter describing your experience and why you’re interested in working at Confluence Environmental Company to No phone calls please. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Additional Info

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Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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