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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


Senior Archeologist (Archeology Field Supervisor): Gainesville, Virginia

Thunderbird Archeology, a division of WSSI, is currently accepting applications for a Senior Archeologists/Archeology Field Supervisor for immediate temporary, project-based, full-time employment. The position will be based in our Gainesville, Virginia office.

Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Management of archeological fieldwork including Phase I, II, and III excavations, archeological cemetery delineations, and archeological recovery of human remains;
  • Preparation of complete plans and reports;
  • Conducting archeological research; and
  • Assisting with proposals and interacting with clients, officials and contractors.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • An advanced degree in Archeology, or a closely related field and at least one year of experience in the management of archeological field projects;
  • Willingness to travel (per diem and lodging will be provided on projects more than approximately 90 miles from the office);
  • Physical ability to perform rigorous fieldwork in all settings and weather conditions;
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license; and
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:

  • Over three years of experience in professional archeological research in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern, or Mid-West regions;
  • RPA; and
  • Experience in managing archeological projects in urban environments.

Please submit a cover letter with availability, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts (with degree conferred), salary requirements, and a minimum of three professional and academic references to Boyd Sipe, M.A., RPA, Manager – Archeology.


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.


Internship - Summer 2017: Gainesville, Virginia

Applications accepted through March 1, 2017

Internship duties will include, but not be limited to, invasive plant control, groundwater monitoring, vegetation monitoring/transplanting, erosion control, stream enhancement/ restoration, wildlife habitat improvement, hydraulic dredging, and general maintenance of constructed wetlands. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in many in-house training courses. The applicant should have a strong interest in and knowledge of wetland ecology and possess a strong work ethic with the desire to gain experience in different aspects of environmental consulting. This internship involves a large amount of outdoor work with rigorous physical labor and may occasionally involve working long hours. Interns will be required to become Virginia Pesticide Applicator certified (involves a written test). Our internship program is an excellent opportunity to develop and improve on plant identification skills and provides the opportunity to rotate through different departments at WSSI (i.e., Environmental Services, Surveying, Archeology, etc.). Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references to Rebecca Konow.


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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.