LOCATION: Charlotte, NC
Wildlands Engineering, Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join the growing team in our Charlotte, NC office. We are looking for an individual to help develop, coordinate, and implement land management activities for a variety of stream, wetland, and buffer restoration sites. Land management activities involve the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of project sites necessary to support project success and ecological health. This work includes invasive species management, supplemental planting and seeding, erosion management, maintenance of easement boundary infrastructure, property owner coordination, and wildlife management. This position will be responsible for identifying issues on sites, developing management activities, and driving implementation. The Adaptive Management Specialist’s role will involve both hands-on work and coordination with sub-contractors.
The successful candidate should have at least 2-3 years of experience related to the job duties and understand the ecological processes important to riparian restoration in the Southeastern United States. Specific knowledge of invasive plant management and stream restoration practices is preferred. Ability to deal with long, hard field days is necessary along with some overnight travel. Proficiency in GIS, field monitoring practices, plant ID, technical writing, and interfacing with permitting agencies and landowners is additionally preferred.
Please submit resume and a cover letter by JULY 31, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Land Management” in the subject line of the email. The cover letter should identify your area of study, any relevant software or previous work experience, why you are interested in this position, your approximate available start date, and any other information that you feel is important. Please be prepared to provide contact information for at least two references, if requested.