SWCA Environmental Consultants is hiring an
SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for an Associate Project Aquatic Ecologist - Fisheries to join our growing New Mexico/Four Corners business. The selected individual will be part of the Natural Resources team supporting various projects in New Mexico, and across the Rockies Region. We work to support our client’s needs across multiple service areas including renewable generation, transportation, site development, transmission, water infrastructure, and ecological restoration.
This position is a permanent, full-time, hourly position that will involve species-specific consultation, field data collection, impact analysis planning and authoring, permitting, research and statistical modeling, and technical report writing and documentation. Interactions with both regulatory agencies and clients is expected.
The position will be based out of our offices in either Albuquerque, NM or Carlsbad, NM. Candidates in remote locations within the New Mexico/Four Corners region will also be seriously considered.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing, 1,400+ staff, employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. Our Vision (the North Star) is to make SWCA the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership. We live our core values: we collaborate as #OneSWCA; we are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle, and we #GiveBack. Come join our team!
Region 2 United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Endangered Species Collection Permit for aquatic species (such as Rio Grande Silver Minnow or other species listed in the southwestern region); or qualifications and experience to obtain
Experience with wetland delineations and associated delineation reports and permit applications.
Experience with GIS software and Trimble GPS units and ability to use technology for data collection.
Experience with ecological or habitat restoration, stream/wetland mitigation, or transportation and/or other linear projects.
Experience with conducting statistical analysis using software such as R or similar.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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