Job ID: 2018-1200
RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,024 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES navigates and streamlines the environmental permitting process with solutions that balance economic development and ecological sustainability through the establishment of mitigation/conservation banks, permittee responsible turnkey mitigation, and corporate social responsibility projects.
RES is accepting applications for an Ecologist with 3 or more years of relevant work experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental restoration and mitigation professionals in our Charleston, SC office.
The desired candidate’s responsibilities would include performing all aspects of field work, collecting and organizing data, writing technical reports, and preparing permit applications.
3 or more years of relevant work experience to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental restoration and mitigation professionals
B.S. in an environmental science related field (such as but not limited to ecology, forestry, botany, geology, soils, etc.)
Superior writing, communication, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
Ability to effectively multi-task in order to meet project requirements and deadlines
Ability to travel several days per month if necessary and flexible with unexpected changes in work schedule
A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet project goals
Positive attitude and team-centered approach to problem solving
Direct experience with state and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes, specifically, experience with 404/401/CZC regulations and permitting/certification processes
Experience conducting wetland delineations, applying the 2008 Mitigation Rule, using the Charleston District Guidelines for Preparing a Compensatory Mitigation Plan (SOP), and using stream and wetland assessment methodologies
Stream and wetland restoration design and construction experience
Knowledge of state and federal endangered species programs
Experience leading field scientist/ecologist teams