Stream and Wetland Restoration Ecologist

Job Locations US-OH-Toledo
Ecological Services


As an Ecological Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll be a part of project teams to navigate today’s complex environmental regulatory landscape, helping our commercial, institutional, manufacturing, mining, and energy clients to achieve and maintain surface water compliance. Working with clients, contractors, and local government officials, you will be involved in the entire project - from conceptual and design phases, through the regulatory review process, bidding, and construction. Projects may include any of the following areas of emphasis: wetland and stream assessments, delineations, and mitigation; natural stream channel restoration design, construction observation and monitoring; storm water bio-retention and wetland treatment systems; endangered species surveys and ecological risk assessments.



  • B.S. and preferably an M.S. degree in Ecology, Biology, or related technical field;
  • Demonstrated understanding of State and Federal regulations from agencies such as Ohio EPA, USEPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and US Fish & Wildlife Service;
  • Demonstrated understanding of State and Federal water quality improvement initiatives, including, nonpoint source reduction, habitat creation, beneficial use impairment, and acid mine drainage abatement preferred;
  • Experience developing and managing watershed planning and water quality improvement projects;
  • Technical expertise with Sections 401 and 404 Federal Clean Water Act Regulations;
  • Technical expertise with Ohio Isolated Wetlands and Ephemeral Stream Channel Permit Regulations;
  • Performance of statistical analysis of complex data sets and preparation of technical reports;
  • Ability to provide technical expertise and complement other staff and managers in the ecological practice;
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and work on a team of technical professionals;
  • Demonstrated task and project management experience to assist in expanding the delivery of our services to target client sectors;
  • At least 3-7 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Hydrology, Geomorphology, Aquatic Ecology, Stream and Wetland Mitigation, Threatened and Endangered Species, Water and Sediment Quality, or Environmental Permitting and  Reporting; and
  • Rosgen Level II, AutoCAD Civil 3D, GIS, stream channel survey, wetland design, and regulatory experience is preferred.


About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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