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Ecological Services


As an Ecologist/Staff Scientist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you’ll be part of a project team that helps our clients navigate today’s complex environmental regulatory landscape to achieve and maintain compliance with the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and related regulations. You will assist with wetland and stream delineations, ecological monitoring/assessment field activities, and prepare reports and permit applications.


  • B.S. (preferably a M.S.) degree in a natural sciences field (e.g., Ecology, Biology, Environmental Sciences);
  • 1 to 4 years of experience performing wetland and stream delineations;
  • Experience with Sections 401 and 404 Clean Water Act regulations and permitting;
  • Familiarity with threatened and endangered species surveys and habitat assessments;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Additional qualifications that are a plus:

  • Completion of a 40-hour wetland delineation training course;
  • Familiarity with National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation;
  • Familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS).

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.


We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CEC job opportunities.


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