Entry Level Ecologist

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
Ecological Services


As an Entry Level Ecologist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll be a part of project teams navigating today’s complex environmental regulatory landscape.  You’ll learn and grow through CEC’s unparalleled commitment to professional development, training, and staff mentoring.  You’ll be engaged in a wide variety of projects and involved in the entire project - from conceptual and design phases, through the regulatory review process, bidding, and construction. You will assist wetland and stream delineation and ecological monitoring field activities; compile and analyze data; prepare reports; assist with preparing permit applications; and interact with clients and regulatory agencies. 


  • B.A. or B.S. in a natural sciences field (e.g., Biology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Geography);
  • Plant identification skills; 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Exposure to / experienced in Wetland delineation. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-4 years’ experience in performing and leading wetland and stream delineations and evaluations; 
  • 1-4 years’ experience in performing and leading threatened and endangered species habitat evaluations;
  • 1-4 years’ GIS experience (ESRI software preferred);
  • Regulatory experience (e.g., EPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, USFWS, SHPO, DNR/DEQ, etc.);
  • 40-Hour Wetland delineation training or equivalent.


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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