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Senior Applied Ecologist Posted Sep 19
Biohabitats, Inc. , Charleston, SC
Biohabitats is seeking a Senior Applied Ecologist to lead and participate in conservation planning, ecological restoration, and green infrastructure projects throughout the Southeast and Gulf Coast. Projects may consist of greenway and watershed management planning, climate change adaptation, urban ecology design, river, wetland, woodland, and coastal restoration, and environmental justice & equity planning. Projects will vary in type, scale, and complexity, for a variety of public, private, and institutional clients.

Ensuring successful project outcomes and exceptional client service is paramount.
Leadership skills, an enthusiasm for collaboration, and a passion for the environment is essential. Some travel will be required.

» Leading and managing projects
» Participating on project teams
» Performing ecological investigations, analyses, modeling, planning, and design
» Business development and proposal preparation
» Advancing Biohabitats’ technical proficiency

Required Skills
» Ecological analyses, modeling, planning, and design
» Ecological restoration design and implementation
» Project management and leadership
» Exceptional client service
» Strong collaboration and relationship building

Helpful Skills
» GIS spatial analyses and modeling of natural resources, biodiversity, and
landscape ecology
» Ecosystem Services modeling and evaluation
» Habitat connectivity and corridor modeling/mapping
» Urban ecology

M.S. in Ecology or Natural Sciences

Professional Registration
Certified Ecologist or Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner a plus

Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and attractive benefits package:
» Flexible Leave and Paid Holidays
» Flexible Work Hours
» Teleworking Flexibility
» Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
» Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
» Life Insurance
» Employer-Contributed Health Savings Account
» Retirement Account with Employer Match
» Quarterly Profit Bonuses
» Tuition Reimbursement and Continuing Education Support
» Professional License Reimbursement

Biohabitats is a purpose driven, performance oriented, and values led organization. We are a Certified B-Corp™ and Just© Organization, meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. To ensure that you will thrive at Biohabitats, we highly encourage you to go to our website at to review our Mission, Values, and Approach before applying.

To Apply, please send in .pdf format:
»Cover letter

Biohabitats is an equal opportunity employer.