• Environmental Field Technician

    Office Location US-CO-Durango
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    # of Openings
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
    Hire Type
  • About the opportunity

    Enviro survey w Trimble_croppedSWCA Environmental Consultants has an opportunity for an Environmental Field Technician to assist with the biological field surveys and botanical monitoring.  You should be able to work flexible hours and be willing to travel.


    Our Durango, CO office offers a unique work environment and specializes in natural resource compliance.

    What you will accomplish

    • Support and assist biological field studies and data collection for natural resource field surveys; including but not limited to wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species habitat assessments, vegetation surveys, migratory bird or avian surveys, and wildlife assessments.
    • Locate and use existing maps, aerial photographs, reports, scientific studies, data and/or other relevant documents. 
    • Record data using GPS units, tablets, photographs and field site forms.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or a related field.
    • Experience in wildlife or environmental fieldwork.
    • Coursework or experience related to field botany, geology, or plant taxonomy, preferred.
    • Field work experience in plant surveys preferred.
    • Knowledge of botany and wildlife survey techniques preferred.
    • Ability to record accurate field notes and research and prepare technical documents required.
    • Current valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate a 4wd vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads, required.
    • Must be able to conduct fieldwork for long hours, in sometimes severe weather conditions, including walking at least 10 miles in rugged terrain, and be able to carry equipment and supplies weighing greater than 40 pounds

    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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