Wetland Jobs Board

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 sharon@aswm.org

Job: Assistant Professor Position in Coastal Biology, Univ. of Louisiana

The Department of Biology at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to complement our strengths in marine and coastal biology. Ideally, the candidate would be a Coastal Landscape Ecologist who integrates research/data across ecosystems at regional and landscape scales, particularly along coastal margins and the land-sea interface. However, we also welcome applications from Systems Biologists or other Biologists working in coastal systems, as well as from Landscape Ecologists studying other systems. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in a relevant field and postdoctoral experience. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program, provide instruction to undergraduates and participate in our Ph.D. program in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology. Cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, and a list of three references (including postal and email addresses) should be emailed as a single pdf attachment to: search@louisiana.edu. Please refer to Coastal biology search in the subject line. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014. UL Lafayette is an EEO/AA employer.

Job: Assistant Professor: Coastal Watershed Biologist, TX

The Department of Life Sciences of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Coastal Watershed Biology. They are seeking a biological scientist whose research focus encompasses coastal watersheds, from headwaters to the shoreline. Appointment at a higher rank may be considered for qualified candidates. This position will further expand and complement our M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Marine Biology, and also contribute to their Coastal and Marine System Science Ph.D. program . The preferred start date is September 1, 2015. A competitive startup package and research lab space will accompany this position. For more information, click here. The position will remain open until filled with preference given to applicants applying prior to November 24th, 2014. 

PhD Assistantships in Integrative Conservation, Univ. of Georgia

The University of Georgia's Integrative Conservation (ICON) doctoral program is accepting applications for Fall 2015. Funded assistantships are available to outstanding students. The ICON Ph.D. program is open to students applying to one of four "home departments" including the Odum School of Ecology, the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, the Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Geography


Job: Biological Science Technician, Smithsonian Institution, MD

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) seeks a Biological Science Technician located in Edgewater, Maryland. The employee provides an array of responsibilities related to terrestrial plant and mangrove ecology, including the impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss, and invasive species. For more information, click here. Job No. 15R-LG-299651-DEU-SERC. Apply by November 14, 2014.



Job: Aquatic Mitigation Engineer, MT

The Montana Department of Transportation’s Environmental Services Bureau in Helena, Montana currently has an opening for an Aquatic Mitigation Engineer. The position performs a variety of duties related to mitigation project analysis, design and development, project implementation and oversight, maintaining mitigation ledgers, and various other duties as required. The incumbent is expected to integrate and apply engineering, hydrological, geo-technical, environmental, water quality, water rights, water law and legal/compliance issues within the multidisciplinary scope and functions of the position. The position reports to the Resources Section Supervisor. For more information, click here. Job No. 54133010. Apply by November 12, 2014.

Job: In-Lieu Fee Program Administrator, MA

The Department of Fish and Game in Boston, Massachusetts seeks qualified applicants for the In-Lieu Fee (ILF) Program Administrator (Regional Planner IV) position. The ILF Program Administrator works in the office of the Commissioner and plans, coordinates, and monitors all aspects of the In-Lieu Fee Program for the Department of Fish and Game under the requirements of the federal Compensatory Mitigation Rule promulgated by the Army Corps of Engineers (“ACOE”, or “Corps”) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) at 33 C.F.R. Part 332 (the “Mitigation Rule”). The ILF Program Administrator works collaboratively and in partnership with staff from, the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Division of Marine Fisheries, Division of Ecological Restoration, the Office of Fishing and Boating Access and the Land Program. The ILF Program Administrator monitors and tracks the implementation, performance, and completion of mitigation projects, develops a comprehensive and prioritized planning framework for Program implementation and manages all financial accounting and budgeting activities related to DFG’s administration of the ILF Program consistent with Commonwealth and Department policies. This position reports to the Director of Land Protection and Capital Planning in the Commissioner’s Office and oversees contracts and contractors as well as interns and staff as the Program develops. For more information, click here. Apply by November 12, 2014.

Intern Opportunity: Climate Adaptation Project, ORISE, Washington, DC

A postdoctoral or postgraduate research project training opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Policy (OP). The appointment will be served with the Office of the Administrator (OA) in Washington, D.C. This project will focus on conducting program research in support of OP’s coordination role on climate adaptation. The selected intern will learn about climate adaptation in the context of EPA’s programs while conducting research that supports EPA’s adaptation activities. More specifically, s/he will join research and communication activities, including conducting inventories and characterizing federal tools, data and resources available for states, tribes and communities to support their efforts to rebuild resiliency and climate adaptation capacity. For more information, click here. Project No. EPA-OP-OA-2014-01.

Job: Environmental Specialists, VA

Angler Environmental (Angler) is accepting resumes for Environmental Specialists (1-7 years of experience) to provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental and engineering professionals in our Richmond, Warrenton and Fairfax, Virginia offices. The desired candidate’s primary responsibilities would include assisting regulatory staff with preparation of documents related to Section 401/404 permitting, NEPA, environmental assessments, and wetland and stream mitigation feasibility and design. Additional responsibilities may include coordination with regulatory agencies and the project team and field assessments. For more information, click here.