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:

Biologist/Wetland Scientist

Ecological Land Services, Inc. is seeking an experienced Biologist/Wetland Scientist to support work in the diverse field of environmental consulting located at our Longview, Washington office. Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting a variety of our natural resources 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. Fieldwork may take place in a variety of environmental settings, potentially including working away from home, or working on foot in remote, mountainous, or uneven terrain. Our projects are located throughout Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Work may be performed in a wide variety of weather conditions. Candidates must also possess strong report writing and oral communication skills. Ability to work both independently using self-managing skills and contribute within a dynamic teamwork setting is desired. Salary range from $2,200 - $5,000 monthly (depending on experience), with benefits package.

Responsibilities of the Biologist/Wetland Scientist may include, but are not limited to:

  • Project management, including all aspects of permitting a project from inception to permit issuance and project completion.
  • Preparation of wetland delineation reports, functional assessments, mitigation plans, and environmental compliance/permitting documents
  • Stream, wetland, and wildlife habitat assessments
  • Mitigation site monitoring, wetland and stream projects

This position will remain open until filled.

Please submit your resume, references, and a one to two page technical writing sample via email to Jak Massey: