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Wetland Ecologist

Wetland Ecologist

Midwest Natural Resources (MNR) is seeking applicants for a full-time wetland ecologist to join our team of highly skilled field staff. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with good communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team setting. This position requires long (12+ hours) work days and travel outside of the Twin Cities metro region for extended periods of time. Employee duties include field surveys, protocol development, and proposal/report writing for a variety of projects. The ideal candidate is a well-rounded biologist with the flexibility to conduct a wide range of natural resource field work.

Required Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Biology, Ecology, Botany, etc.)
•At least 2 years of field experience collecting biological data
•Ability to identify regional flora/fauna in a field setting
•Experience following detailed survey protocols
•Valid driver’s license and good driving record
•Ability to hike up to 10 miles per day in extreme weather conditions
•Ability to travel, staying in hotels for extended periods of time
•Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience using Trimble GPS products and/or Esri FieldMaps for data collection
•Experience using ArcMap, ArcPro, or other GIS software
•Experience writing reports and other technical documents
•Basic knowledge of wetland delineation and classification procedures
•Certified MN Wetland Professional (CMWP, formerly CWD) or in-training


Employee benefits include competitive pay and bonus compensation, medical and dental insurance, and 401K retirement plan with employer match up to 5%.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, a list of pertinent coursework, and three professional references. The cover letter must address how the applicant meets the qualifications and job requirements. Email the application to jobs@mnrinc.us and use the subject line: “Wetland Ecologist Position” in the subject line. No calls please.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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