• Natural Resources Field Lead

    Office Location US-ND-Bismarck
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
    Hire Type
  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for a Natural Resources Field Lead to join their Bismarck, ND office.  In this role you will  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.


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



    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

    • 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.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


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


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