Position: Permitting Specialist/ Wetland Ecologist
Supervisor: Erin Mulryan, President
Hours per week: Full-time salary (40 hours)
Starting Date: Immediately
Salary: Negotiable and dependent on experience
Green 3, LLC is an environmental planning and design firm located in historic Fountain Square near downtown Indianapolis. The firm currently has an opening for a Permitting Specialist/ Wetland Ecologist. The Green 3 firm and its talented staff offer:
A fun, casual work environment in funky, artsy, retro Fountain Square Cultural District
Flexible work hours
The option to work remotely on occasion
A basic health insurance package
AFLAC plan options
A simple IRA with company match
An office cat for casual in-house companionship
A pet friendly workplace
Staff outings- baseball games, St. Pat’s Parade, and other fun activities
A full kitchen for meal prep
Opportunities for profit sharing
Professional development opportunities
Paid holidays and a generous amount of paid time off.
The successful candidate should possess a Master or Bachelor of Science degree in biology, botany, environmental science, or natural resources and have relevant experience working in the field of ecology or related field. The desired candidate must have proven experience in successfully processing federal and state waterway permits in accordance with IDEM and USACE procedures. Experience with NEPA document preparation and wetland delineations in accordance with INDOT and USACE delineation procedures is strongly desired. Candidates with less educational background but proven experience with plant identification, knowledge of Indiana ecosystems, and federal and state waterway permitting will also be considered.
Proven experience with USACE and IDEM waterway permitting and agency coordination.
Masters or Bachelor degree with sufficient and relevant experience in biology, botany, environmental science, or natural resources, or proven experience in field data gathering and analysis.
Ability to analyze and comply with regulatory procedures, policies, and production of wetland delineations and waters reports, and approval processes.
Knowledge of Indiana ecosystems, with special emphasis on wetland and stream ecology.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, ArcMAP/GIS, and Adobe Acrobat programs.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects efficiently to meet project deadlines.
Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
Conduct preliminary research of project sites using online mapping tools such as Indiana Geological Survey’s Indiana Map, county GIS sites, ArcMap, and National Wetlands Inventory.
Perform site investigations including ecological surveys, wetland delineations, and other associated field investigations, sometimes in adverse site conditions (such as heat and cold).
Communicate effectively with clients, agencies, and fellow staff.
Compile appropriate and thorough documentation meeting state and federal procedural standards for federal and state waterway permitting, wetland delineations, and NEPA documentation per INDOT procedures; this includes report text and field data sheets, as well as development of required project maps and photo documentation.
Assist with coordination and documentation of ecological, wetlands, and waters data for NEPA environmental documents.
If you have questions, please contact Erin Mulryan, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-634-4110. Please forward resume and cover letter to Erin.