Mid-Level Aquatic Biologist (5-7 years)

We are a small, dynamic ecological consulting firm located in Annapolis, MD with a reputation for technical excellence throughout Maryland and the surrounding states.  Our workplace is flexible, fun, and relies on a high-level of teamwork and in-depth technical cross-training in a variety of environmental disciplines to meet our clients’ needs.  If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment where you can grow professionally, learning from some of Maryland’s leading Environmental Scientists, Coastal Resources is the company where you will thrive.

We are currently seeking a full-time Mid-level Aquatic Biologist with a Bachelor’s (minimum) or Master’s degree in applied sciences such as biology, ecology, environmental science, or natural resource management.  Preference for candidates with 5-7 years of demonstrable experience in rapid bioassessment protocols, aquatic ecology, fisheries, benthic macroinvertebrates, data analysis, GIS, and technical report preparation. Experience with Maryland Biological Stream Survey (MBSS) sampling methods or certifications a plus. Course work or experience with aquatic entomology, stream morphology/assessment, wetland delineation, and/or native vegetation/botany a plus.  Position requires rigorous fieldwork in all weather conditions, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a high level of teamwork in a fast-paced and fun work environment. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Environmental Science or related field, with pertinent course work in applied sciences such as biology, ecology, environmental science, or natural resource management.  M.S. a plus.
  • Basic background in GIS applications through coursework or applied experience is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 5-7 years of applied experience in rapid bioassessment protocols, aquatic ecology, fisheries, benthic macroinvertebrates, data analysis, GIS, and technical report preparation. Experience or course work with aquatic entomology, stream morphology/assessment, wetland delineation, native vegetation/botany a plus.

Candidates must live locally. Hybrid workplace, competitive salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits, technical training opportunities, and excellent time off with pay package. EOE.  Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to careers@cri.biz.

No phone calls, please.  All requested application materials must be submitted to be considered for this position.

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