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.


ELS is hiring for 3 of our locations!



Longview, Washougal, and Bremerton Offices

Ecological Land Services, Inc. (ELS) is a small locally-owned environmental consulting firm seeking a fulltime Biologist/Environmental Scientist to join our motivated team of professionals. ELS cultivates an enjoyable and flexible working environment. We support our staff by encouraging training and attainment of specialty certifications to facilitate their professional development. As a company, we pride ourselves on our ability to sensibly balance environmental regulations with all types of development needs.  Positions are available at our Longview, Washougal,  and Bremerton Washington offices. 

Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, organized, and have both strong written and oral communication skills to manage a diverse workload with a primary focus on environmental permitting.  A multidisciplinary science-based background, including, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Environmental or Natural Resource Sciences, and prior environmental permitting and/or field experience of a similar nature is desired.

The Biologist/Environmental Scientist will manage all aspects of project permitting from inception to permit issuance. Responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting field work (data collection, wetland delineation, stream assessments, wildlife surveys)
  • Preparing a variety of technical reports and permit applications
  • Monitoring wetland and stream projects for permit compliance
  • Coordinating with clients, project team members, and agency personnel

The pay ranges from $21.00 - $28.00 hourly (depending on experience), with benefits package.

Submit all application materials to:

Application materials MUST include:

  • Resume
    • 1-2 pages maximum and relevant information only
  • References
    • Minimum of three professional references, personal references will not be accepted
  • Technical/Scientific Writing Sample
    • 1-3 pages maximum, must be sole author, can be excerpt of longer work, must be less than a year old, can be an abstract or summary

This position will remain open until filled.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.