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Current Openings
(updated June 18, 2018)

Assistant Biologist (Technical Level II)

EcoResource Solutions, Inc. (ERS) is a professional environmental consulting firm that provides aquatic and terrestrial ecological services nationwide. ERS' services range from high level scientific consulting, wetland investigation and restoration, and fish and wildlife management, to pond and lake enhancement and maintenance. We serve a diverse clientele, primarily throughout the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions.

At present, we are seeking an individual to fill an Assistant Biologist position in our Arvada, Colorado office.  We are looking for a highly motivated and independent person who is interested in working in the natural resource management field, and one who specifically has a strong interest in advancing within the firm.  


​The Assistant Biologist will work under the direct supervision of the company’s principal ecologists and biologists.  Work assignments will vary depending upon different project types, but will primarily include the coordination and completion of natural resource surveys; coordination and completion of regional pond and lake maintenance tasks; and performance of laboratory duties.  Other responsibilities include:


Duties

  • Project acquisition through sales calls, trade shows, and proposal preparation;
  • Preparation of scientific reports;
  • Completion of GIS related tasks;
  • Maintenance of the company’s sampling equipment, vehicles and facilities;
  • Installation and maintenance of lake aeration systems and other equipment;
  • Application of aquatic algaecides and herbicides (under supervision of licensed supervisor); and
  • Completion of data analyses and spreadsheets.


Requirements

  • Minimum of a B.S. degree in fisheries, wildlife, biology or related field  
  • A valid driver's license with a clean record
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be able to work outdoors, often unsupervised, under adverse weather conditions
  • Must be able and willing to lift over 70 lbs, as well as perform other physical labor (e.g., digging, limited construction, etc.)
  • Must be able and willing to travel out of state for up to two weeks at a time
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Data processing, compilation and interpretation skills (including statistical methods)
  • Fish and wildlife assessment methodologies and management techniques
  • Knowledge of wetland determination and delineation methods
  • Knowledge of pond and lake management practices and general water quality
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with GIS applications (field and data processing)
  • Proficiency with operation of boats, 4x4 vehicles, ATVs, and trailer towing
  • Proficient time management skills to complete multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Knowledge and practice of outdoor safety (e.g., must complete a Colorado boat safety course upon hire).


Application Process


Resume must be received by 5:00 PM Mountain, July 31, 2018.  Mail resume and cover letter to:


EcoResource Solutions, Inc.

5765 Olde Wadsworth Blvd., Ste. 10

Arvada, CO 80002


EcoResource Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITIES

Because we strive to be the best natural resource consulting firm in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, we require that our biologists have a minimum of an MS degree in a biology or natural resource management field. Our part and full time field and laboratory technicians are required to have a minimum of a BS degree in biology or related field.