In addition to the job postings below, ASWM has compiled a list of links to water resources and/or wetland-related job postings.  Click here.  To submit a wetland-related job announcement to the ASWM site, send the job title, a brief description, a link to the full description, closing date, relevant contact info and website to

Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts seeks a Program Coordinator to help with the management and coordination of the Mount Holyoke College Restoration Ecology Program (REP). The program coordinator will organize and manage all aspects of the REP, including support of the research, community outreach, restoration practice, curriculum to career, and administrative components of the REP. In addition to program management, duties may include data management, analysis, and interpretation, campus-based research activities, grant writing, collaboration on REP publications, and coordination of student internships and programs. For more information, click here. Review of applications will begin April 27, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. 

Metro Consulting Associates (MCA) is currently seeking a mid-level Natural Resource Specialist/Wetland Ecologist. This position would assist the Senior Wetland Ecologist in performing field work, writing reports and preparing Federal, State and Local permits. This position involves working with clients, regulators, and other MCA team members on projects involving natural resources, civil engineering and related technical assignments. Typical work tasks may include: conducting wetland delineations (coastal/inland) using State and Federal delineation methodologies; conducting wetland inventories and functional assessments; conducting ecological and/or rare species studies; report writing; preparing Local, State and Federal permit applications; preparation of wetland mitigation and/or wetland restoration plans, compliance/construction monitoring and reporting; interacting with various State and Federal agencies as well as clients. This individual will work with the senior ecologist, engineers, and other MCA staff, as well as with regulatory staff and clients. This position may require short-term, out of town assignments in the field or in other MCA offices. The successful candidate must be able to work as a team member.

The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management’s Battle Mountain District Office, Battle Mountain, Nevada is recruiting an experienced botanist to work cooperatively with a BLM surface water hydrologist and GBI Riparian Specialist as part of a multi-disciplinary team to characterize current riparian-wetland condition/functionality. Information collected is used in support of drought management decisions and/or rangeland health evaluations. The successful candidate should have a solid background in riparian-wetland botany, including plant and plant community identification and aquatic ecology. Additionally, the individual should have a solid understanding of soil science and the inter-relationship between soil type, water availability, and vegetative composition. For more information, click here.

You will serve as an Environmental Protection Specialist in the Coast Guard Base Cape Cod's Environmental Health and Safety Division. This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Coast Guard, Base Cape Cod, Facilities Engineering Department, Environmental Health and Safety Division, Cape Cod, MA. The primary purpose of this position is to manage and or implement environmental programs and serve as an advisor on all aspects associated with the assigned organization and environmental areas. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.

A research assistantship position for a master’s student is available at Arizona State University in the Applied Biological Sciences program  to start in the Fall of 2015 with Dr. Daniel Allen. The student will have the opportunity to develop their own research on topics related to food webs, biodiversity, and surface/groundwater hydrology in stream and riparian ecosystems. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have some previous research experience in field ecology, an interest in working in stream and riparian ecosystems, a strong work ethic, be able to work in rugged field conditions, be able to work independently and with others, and be available to begin in the summer of 2015. The position offers a stipend, tuition waiver, and health benefits through a research assistantship for 2 academic years. Please send a brief letter of interest, a CV/resume that includes contact information for three references, and copies of transcripts and GRE scores (unofficial is fine) to with “MS Position” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Lab and field operations manager to work in the Seagrass Ecosystems Research Laboratory at Florida International University in Miami. They are looking for a lab manger with boating, diving, and laboratory chemical analysis skills for our lab that concentrates on carbon and nutrient cycling in shallow coastal marine ecosystems and the ecology of seagrass ecosystems. This is a full-time, grant-funded position with full benefits, at a rate of $35k/yr. Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in marine science or related discipline; or a bachelor’s degree in and appropriate specialization and one year of experience. Specialized college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Experience with boating, scientific diving, and laboratory analysis of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus content of environmental samples will be a big plus. Criminal background check will be a condition of employment. Interested parties, please contact Jim Fourqurean at Further information about the lab can be found here.

Colorado State University’s Warner College of Natural Resources invites applications for a post-doctoral position. They seek an outstanding early career scientist to expand the frontiers of private lands conservation by conducting cutting edge science and developing novel partnerships. The fellow will 1) craft a research program to advance the science of conservation on private lands, and 2) explore opportunities and identify important foci for a CSU initiative focused on private lands conservation. The successful candidate will engage in active discussion with colleagues at CSU, as well as individuals and organizations in the broader community of private lands conservation (local to global). For more information, click here or go directly here. The deadline for receiving applications is 15 April 2015 for full consideration.

Ducks Unlimited, Inc. is seeking a Seniro Water Policy Advisor who is an accomplished and driven individual to provide leadership in their wetlands and water policy efforts. The Sr. Water Policy Advisor will serve as a member of the Policy team in Washington, D.C., provide strategic thinking and targeted implementation to help achieve wetlands and water policy objectives, and further advocate DU’s national conservation policy priorities for wetlands habitat and waterfowl conservation. This position reports to the Chief Policy Officer. For more information, click here. Apply by April 3, 2015.