Careers

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Westervelt Ecological Services, a division of The Westervelt Company, creates mitigation banks and provides environmental mitigation and habitat planning services to landowners, businesses, government agencies, and land trusts. Our established industry leaders excel in the field of wetland and endangered species mitigation services, to create a nationwide habitat mitigation company.

We currently have positions available for the following:


POSITION:  Associate Project Planner

LOCATION:  Auburn, AL

POSITION PROFILE:

The purpose of this position is to assist in the reconnaissance, site acquisition, development, and entitlement of mitigation projects (i.e., mitigation banks and turnkeys). The position will require the ability to work closely with other disciplines within the office as well as with a variety of federal, state, and local resource agencies to achieve regional goals.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, biology, landscape, architecture, or related field.
  • Three to four years of field survey work or related experience.  GIS experience preferred.
  • Experience in stream and/or wetland restoration in the Southeastern U.S.
  • Familiarity with wetland and species regulatory policies.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and organizations.
  • Ability to perform both field work and office document preparation.

POSITION:  Associate Project Planner

LOCATION:  Sacramento, CA

POSITION PROFILE:

The Associate Project Planner will assist in the reconnaissance, site acquisition, development, and compliance tracking of wetland and special-status species projects and mitigation banks. The position will require the ability to work closely with different project managers and disciplines within the office as well as with a variety of federal, state, and local resource agencies to achieve regional entitlement goals.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, biology or related field
  • Three to four years of field survey work or related experience with wetlands and California wildlife. GIS experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of environmental permitting issues in California and Colorado and mitigation document preparation
  • Familiarity with wetland and species regulatory policies
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with team members of other disciplines.
  • Ability to perform both field work and office document preparation

POSITION:  Associate Land Steward                                                                                        

LOCATION:  Sacramento, CA

POSITION PROFILE:

The purpose of the Associate Land Steward position is to conduct land management and habitat stewardship activities. The Associate Land Steward will be responsible for maintaining WES’s habitat preserves and appurtenances within the Western Region.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of three years experience in ranching, farming or related land management field
  • California driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Mechanical aptitude to maintain/operate land management equipment (farm tractor, all-terrain vehicle, chainsaw, etc.). Experience with basic metal fabrication and welding preferred.
  • Ability to interact with associates and contractors on a professional level
  • Ability to work independently in the field setting, often in a remote location

 

External candidates should submit a complete resume to jobs@westervelt.com, indicating in the subject line the position for which they are applying.