On-Call Natural Resource Project Manager/Wetland Scientist
Company: Sea Alaska
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Sealaska Technical Services (STS), LLC is seeking a part-time,
on-call Natural Resource Project Manager/Wetland Scientist to
support our growing federal and commercial business operations. STS
is a growing, progressive business that provides environmental
consulting, technology integration and deployment, systems
engineering, environmental monitoring, and construction management
services to a variety of governmental and commercial clients at job
sites located around the world. Our federal contract requires a US
citizenship and residency within the US.
The successful candidate will have strong Project Management
skills to support projects in inland environments. We are looking
for a candidate with experience in natural resource management, and
wetland studies, with experience working for federal and state
- Responsibilities may include leading a wetland team, training
and managing wetland assessment fieldwork, preparing reports,
reviewing technical repots, consulting with regulatory agencies,
and project management.
- Conduct field wetland functional assessments to describe soils,
flora, and wetland and hydrology indicators.
- Train junior staff in wetland assessment methods and the WET
(Wetland Evaluation Technique), developed originally for nationwide
use by the Federal Highway Administration in the early 1980's and
used widely by federal agencies for assessing the functions of
- Provide technical leadership of client-focused teams including
mentoring junior staff
- Maintain a current knowledge of recent advancements in the
field for application on existing and proposed projects and relays
to the organization
- Support the development of proposals including the technical
approach, budgets and schedule.
- This position is expected to support the STS Environmental
Program Manager in preparing, reviewing and producing complex
technical documents in a timely manner.
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- A minimum of a Master's degree in a biological science or
closely related field
- At least five years of progressively responsible experience in
natural resource management
- Minimum of three years of experience in environmental
consulting or working within environmental agencies
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the
ability to produce high quality written reports and
- Working knowledge of the Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands
Delineation Manual (Environmental Laboratory, 1987)
- Field experience describing soils, flora, and wetland and
hydrology indicators; especially with conducting wetland functional
- Demonstrated successful relationships with clients and
- California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) training in one or
more areas is a plus
- Ability to create and edit technical documents.
- Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is
Position is subject to satisfactory completion of a background
check, reference check, physical exam and urine analysis. A valid
driver's license is also required for this position.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Travel Requirements: Occasional for fieldwork
- Physical demands: Working in the field, such as hiking to and
from locations with required equipment (e.g., shovel, wetland
resources, GPS, boundary flags,etc.).
- Work Environment: Mostly office, but occasional field work in
severe temperatures and humidity with exposure to biting
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