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POSTED: 1-7-2022

Water Resources Engineer - Ecosystems Services, LLC (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Ecosystem Services is seeking a candidate with relevant experience and a willingness to be an active participant in the growth of our company. Compensation will be based on the experience and qualifications of the applicant along with a competitive benefits package.

Ecosystem Services offers a collaborative and engaging work environment, technical and professional mentorship, and an opportunity for advancement in a growing company. Applicants must have the ability and willingness to work in fast-paced and challenging environments, inclement weather, and to travel. This position will support ecological restoration design, stormwater management design, and watershed studies with engineering analysis.

Qualifications:

Required

  • B.S. or Technical Degree in Engineering or Environmental related discipline

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Proficiency performing hydraulic & hydrologic modeling

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Familiarity with Chesapeake Bay Program Expert Panel Recommendations

  • Examples of work experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

Preferred

  • Rosgen Level IV Training

  • P.E. or E.I.T. License

  • Experience designing stream restoration projects

  • Familiarity with ArcPro

  • Proficiency with SWMM hydrologic modeling

  • Ability to work from Charlottesville, Virginia

Position Responsibilities

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic calculations for ecological restoration projects

  • Perform pollutant reduction calculations for stream restoration and stormwater management projects

  • Perform ArcGIS map production

  • Prepare technical reports

  • Assist with ecological restoration and stormwater management design

  • Assist with watershed field assessments and surveys

Contact

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé via e-mail to our Business Administrator, Jackson Simmons at jackson@ecosystemservices.us. No phone calls, please.

Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule a phone or in-person interview.

POSTED: 11-18-2021

Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect - Restoration Design Group

We are seeking a motivated individual interested in creek restoration with the ability to draft construction documents in AutoCAD, produce graphic materials, and conduct occasional outdoor field work. This position will support RDG’s efforts to bring projects from conceptual design to construction documentation, construction, and post-project monitoring. This includes field work in and along creeks, helping with drafting construction documents, conducting site assessments in the field, and producing digital and/or freehand graphic illustrations. The position will be based in RDG’s West Berkeley office.

Essential skills and experience required include:
• Experience in landscape design and planning - recent graduates in landscape architecture or related fields – geomorphology, horticulture, and maintenance experience welcome
• Strong interest in creek/habitat restoration ecology
• Adept at learning complex software packages with capacity to adapt to new technologies
• Facility in digital rendering tools (AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, SketchUp, or other tools)
• Refined graphic design and graphic communication sensibility
• Organization and management skills to track multiple project tasks and schedules
• Ability to work independently and solve problems through research and other means
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability and desire to work collaboratively with a team
• Willingness and ability to conduct creek and vegetation monitoring outdoors and work in rugged conditions
Landscape Architect license not required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience, includes health and retirement benefits.
Restoration Design Group is committed to inclusivity and diversity in its practice and in its hiring. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience to effectively perform the job will be considered.

Applicants should submit a resume, portfolio (limit size to 20MB) and cover letter via email to:
Rich Walkling, CFO Rich@rdgmail.com

Date to remove from AEES website: 2-1-2022

 

POSTED: 10-29-2021

Assistant Professor - Soil Health Scientist - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is looking for a Soil Health Scientist to join our faculty and support the growing interest in this topic. There is much enthusiasm in Nebraska for soil health broadly and we need more capacity to grow the knowledge base, assist advocates, and train practitioners in the state. There are many audiences this position could expand to, especially urban agriculture and others generally interested in conservation and the environment. That is a tremendous opportunity in this Extension and teaching role. There is more than just the agriculture audience interested in this information and the need is growing. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln is recruiting a tenure-track Soil Health Scientist at the Assistant Professor level, and the position description and details to apply can be found here. The Soil Health Scientist will serve in a cohort of scientists working on soil health-related research and education in cropping and grassland systems. The position is a 9-month, 60% extension, 40% teaching appointment. The application review date is 12/1/21.

 

Applicants are asked to provide:

  • A letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the job, anticipated contributions, and the value you place on diversity and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (3-page maximum; see https://ianr.unl.edu/tips-writing-about-commitment-to-deib for guidance in writing this statement).

  • Your curriculum vitae.

  • Contact information for three professional references.

In the Extension appointment (0.60 FTE) the incumbent leads statewide collaborative efforts on soil health within Nebraska Extension, including support for training stakeholders on soil health science within and outside the university, collaborating with specialists, extension educators, and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) personnel engaged in related IANR Extension programs. Using a systems approach the incumbent develops, evaluates, and communicates the impact of management practices on soil ecosystem services, developing and recommending tools to assess improvement in soil ecosystem services across land management practices; providing leadership on soil health technology policies to Soil Conservationists for planning, developing, and implementing a soil health program dedicated to soil health conservation requirements. The incumbent also represents Nebraska Extension to foster interactions among government and non-government entities to encourage cooperative efforts and continuity of messages in addressing soil health issues. In the Teaching appointment (0.40 FTE) the incumbent’s contributions to teaching support holistic land management that connects soil health and environmental quality, and contributes to Agronomy and Horticulture (AGH), School of Natural Resources (SNR), and other degree programs.

 

The position description again can be found here: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/74694. Dr. Andrea Basche abasche2@unl.edu, is chairing the search committee and can answer questions about the position and the search process.

 

Additional information on UNL and the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources can be found here:

https://ianr.unl.edu/

Date to remove from AEES website: 2-1-2022