Senior Ecological Consultant | Columbia, MO

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Jul 16, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Not Applicable

Primary Locations: MO, St. Louis, 6264 Lemay Ferry Road, 63129 

Requisition ID: 169984

Position Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, Inc., headquartered in Kent, Ohio, has openings for experienced environmental consulting professionals. We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates should possess a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety. 

Position Description and Responsibilities
Selected candidates will work collaboratively with Davey Resource Group project developers, biologists, and project managers. The position involves a variety of work including water resources delineation, Section 401/404 permitting, stream/wetland restoration design and construction, technical report writing, and management of a variety of projects that include environmental planning, permitting, monitoring, construction, and management. 

The primary focus of this position is to not only provide senior level project management and expertise, but also perform a key role in the development of new projects, including preparation of proposals, grant writing, networking and identifying new client relationships and project opportunities. This may include attending conferences/workshops and public speaking. 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a four-year degree in biology, ecology, conservation, environmental science, or related fields. 
  • At least eight years of experience working in the natural resources field performing ecological consulting work.
  • Proficient with state laws and environmental regulations.
  • Valid driver's license and have a good driving record
  • Desired credentials include PWS, ESA Certified Ecologist, and/or CPESC.
  • We are seeking teamwork-oriented individuals with excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as a professional work ethic with attention to detail and safety. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency with stream/wetlands restoration design work, including modeling and plan development; have experience performing construction oversight of restoration projects; be capable of managing large projects with multiple subcontractors; and maintain an existing network of clients and contacts within the ecological consulting industry. 

Additional Information

What We Offer:*

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options.
  • Group Health Plan.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend.
  • Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
  • The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.

Company Overview

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.

Divisional Overview

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 

Sector

Consulting

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