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For general employment inquiries, please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements (no telephone calls, please) to:

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
5300 Wellington Branch Drive, Suite 100
Gainesville, Virginia 20155

We offer exciting projects in a dynamic work environment, and we strive to provide all of our employees with room for skill improvement and knowledge development in a caring and casual atmosphere (our LEED Gold-certified building includes an employee gym and dog kennel).  We also offer a 401(k) program as well as full medical, life, and disability insurance. 

We ensure nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  If you need additional information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please contact our Human Resources Department at 703.679.5600 (TTY/TDD users, call 711).  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

CURRENT OPENINGS


Survey Technician (entry level): Gainesville, Virginia

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. is seeking an entry/mid-level survey technician (0 to 5 years of experience) to start immediately. A recent college graduate with a degree or course work in surveying, environmental sciences, forestry, wildlife management, or arboriculture is preferred. ISA-certified arborist a plus. This position requires daily field work in all weather conditions - we're looking for a person who loves working outdoors! Some travel will be required for this position. On-the-job training and a 4-year apprenticeship program will help you on your way to licensure. You will also be cross-trained in all of the environmental services provided by WSSI. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts (with degree conferred), and references to Amanda Arms.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician: Gainesville, Virginia

Educational Requirement:
A Degree in GIS, Geography, Cartography, or Environmental Sciences, and a Certificate in GIS is preferred. 

Primary duties:

  • Generating custom and template maps for environmental and engineering staff using ESRI ArcMap and AutoCAD software.
  • Providing spatial data management - which may include data entry, data creation, data acquisition, importing, exporting, editing, geo-referencing, converting and scaling between projections, and editing vector and raster datasets.
  • Calculating drainage area divides, performing watershed analysis, historic map research and interpretation, aerial photograph interpretation, cultural/historic resources data management, and land cover classification.
  • Performing basic geoprocessing and working on existing python scripting.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge in the following software programs: ESRI ArcGIS 10.x, AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS online
  • Desire to learn new skills related to GIS and AutoCAD.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of cartographic principles and technology.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Experience in wetland and/or environmental sciences a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to complete short-term projects within tight deadlines.

How to apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts (with degree conferred), and references to Amanda Arms.
 


Urban Forester/Environmental Scientist: Millersville, Maryland

WSSI is seeking an entry to mid-level candidate familiar with performing forest stand or wetland delineations; reviewing construction plans for conflicts with critical root zone, preparing federal and state Clean Water Act permit applications and other technical studies related to aquatic resources; and coordinating with federal and state resource agencies regarding forestry, wetland or other natural resource issues.  Strong knowledge of/experience in one or more of the following fields desired:  forestry, plant identification (including trees/shrubs), soil profiling, or landscape architecture.  Preference will be given to candidates who possess ISA Certified Arborist and/or MD Licensed Tree Expert credentials.  General natural history knowledge and an interest in working both indoors and outdoors is required.  Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors highly desirable, with a willingness to travel regionally.  BA/BS required. 

Please send: cover letter, resume, transcripts (with degree conferred), and references to Michelle West.


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EOE/M/F/D/V

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) offers exciting projects in a dynamic work environment, and we strive to provide all of our employees with room for skill improvement and knowledge development in a caring and casual atmosphere (our LEED Gold-certified building includes an employee gym and dog kennel). We also offer a 401(k) program as well as Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. Pre-employment drug screen and E-Verify social security number verification required.

We ensure nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need additional information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please contact our Human Resources Department at 703.679.5600 (TTY/TDD users, call 711). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.