In a recent employee survey, ELS asked their staff “What do you like most about working at ELS”. The number one response was “my co-workers”. ELS cultivates an enjoyable working environment while providing excellent opportunities to advance in your career. We support our technical staff with various training courses to further staff expertise and specialty certificates. We are members of many industry organizations to help promote our relationship within our field of expertise, to stay tied to our community, and to help with our staff’s own professional development.

We offer an attractive benefit package, including health insurance with a health savings account plan (HSA), retirement plan, company paid life insurance policy, paid leave (holiday, sick leave and personal time off), annual bonus’, field gear reimbursement program, and gym membership reimbursement program.

ELS is interested in people that are self motivated, team oriented, enthusiastic about their work, and people that are willing to learn and grow within their career. If you have a relevant education and you want us to know more about you, please contact us and let us know.


Current Job Opening:


Ecological Land Services, Inc. is seeking an entry level biologist/CEO assistant for an environmental consulting firm located at our Longview, Washington office. This full-time position will provide both biological science and direct administrative support to company President/CEO in the diverse field of environmental consulting.

Entry Level Biologist/CEO Assistant is a full-time position, based out of our main office location in Longview, Washington

Responsibilities include supporting the CEO with a variety of our natural resource projects, with a primary focus on environmental permitting, in-field environmental analysis (wetland delineations, stream and habitat reconnaissance), and project management.  A multidisciplinary science-based background, including, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental or Natural Resource Sciences, and prior field experience of a similar nature is desired.

In addition to assisting the CEO with biologist responsibilities (including assisting with field work, wetland and stream mapping, data collection, and report writing) this position will also include assistance with managing the CEO’s personal and work schedule, tracking, and responding to emails, assisting with time tracking entries and project budgets, preparing maps and other information for meetings, attending meetings and taking notes, and providing frequent updates and reminders regarding appointments. Biologist/CEO assistant will often drive CEO to/from client meetings and field visits, so a good driving record is a must. Field work may take place in a variety of environmental settings and weather conditions as well as working in densely vegetated or uneven terrain in sometimes remote locations. Biologist/Assistant will primarily be driving a company vehicle (on occasion may be required to use their personal vehicle). Must be able to multi-task, have excellent communication, organizational and technical writing skills. Must be able to work both independently using self-managing skills, as well as participate and contribute within a dynamic teamwork setting.

Our projects are located throughout Washington and Oregon.  Starting pay range from $18 to $20 per hour (depending on experience) with potential to be salaried. Paid Time Off and Benefits package available after probationary period.

This position will remain open until filled.

Please submit a resume and 1-2 page writing sample via email to