Natural Resources Field Lead

Office Location US-ND-Bismarck
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Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
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About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for a dynamic individual who wishes to follow their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.


Our Bismarck office offers a unique work environment where the field lead will focus on wetland delineations, terrestrial vegetation, and wildlife surveys.


Your role will be to lead a field crew in conducting natural resources survey project work, and writing field reports. You should be able to work a full-time schedule during the busy survey season on a temporary basis, to include overtime.

What you will accomplish

Job Responsibilities:


Conduct natural resource surveys including data collection at the direction of the project management staff. Coordinate and supervise one or more field staff. Experience using GPS units, binoculars, and laptop computer is a plus. Lead safety briefings to insure safety protocols/procedures at the start of the day and end the day writing up field notes for use in preparing environmental reports.

Experience and qualifications for success

Job Qualifications:


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Studies, Environmental Management, Biology, Ecology, or a related field required
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in project work related to natural resources services required; experience with wetland delineation and/or wildlife survey preferred
  • One year of experience in crew supervision preferred
  • Strong understanding of federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to natural resources

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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EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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