Ecologist Resume Samples

An Ecologist is an environmental professional who studies the relationships between living organisms and their environment. The job description entails undertaking responsibility for conducting research, analyzing data, and developing plans to help protect and restore ecosystems. Roles and responsibilities often listed on the Ecologist Resume include the following – assessing environmental impacts, monitoring and evaluating changes to habitats, providing advice to policymakers, collecting and analyzing data, presenting research results at the conference, and developing conservation plans.

Skills relevant to the post are listed on the resume as – proficiency with research methods, data analysis, and problem-solving skills. A solid understanding of mathematics and science, particularly biology and environmental science, is also necessary. Most Ecologists hold at minimum a bachelor’s degree in ecology, environmental science, or a related field. Technical skills such as GIS mapping, computer programming, and statistical analysis can be beneficial.

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Freelancer Ecologist Resume

Summary : As a Freelancer Ecologist, supported the development and maintenance of statewide community forestry initiatives and assists regional staff to attain program goal. Supported the Urban and Community Forestry Program's sub-grant program to to ensure effective project management, efficient processes and coordination of timely grant deliverables and milestones.

Skills : Spss, R, Microsoft Office, GIS, Certified Wildlife Biologist.

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Description :

  1. Transitioned out of the field, and began to do more writing, analysis, and editing.
  2. Became involved in groups such as the Ochoco Forest Restoration Collaborative, and prepared for the Forest Plan Revision under the Forest Planning Rule.
  3. Wrote paper on predicting cheatgrass presence in Central Oregon, published in Journal of Invasive Plant Management and Science.
  4. Edited and laid out Riparian Field Guide For Fremont National Forest and Lakeview BLM District.
  5. Responsible for Biodiversity and soil data collection from the sample site; collection of non-timber forest product information.
  6. Actively helped to deliver a culture of continual improvement of on-site ecological practice that is solution-orientated to support construction teams.
  7. Reported ecological incidents, being familiar with the auditing and assurance strategy and participating where required in incident investigations and audits.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Freelancer
Education
Education
MS In Forest Science


Associate Ecologist Resume

Objective : As an Associate Ecologist, Performed field biology, plant and insect identification, water quality sampling and analysis, habitat management/restoration, conservation projects, data collection/analysis, and technical report writing independently or in collaboration with others.

Skills : Supervisory field roles, Project management experience,.

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Description :

  1. Devised detailed sampling protocols, life histories, ecology, data collection methods, and reporting procedures for threatened and endangered species.
  2. Utilized U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) Information Planning and Conservation System database to determine known locations of species of concern.
  3. Employed capture and release techniques and collected parametric measurements at specific locations for the endangered American Burying Beetle (ABB) and associated species using USFWS protocols.
  4. Synthesized data from almost 200 ABB trapping sites for USFWS reporting requirements.
  5. Evaluated project locations for presence/absence of threatened.
  6. Collected baseline environmental and biological data and mapped wetlands and stream crossings associated with natural gas and oil pipelines.
  7. Completed wetland delineations and reporting procedures for U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Entomology


Assistant Ecologist Resume

Objective : Over 4 years in Assistant Ecologist and Environmental Protection Instrumental in conducting environmental assessments and impact reports Responsible for staffs of 20 to 400 people in Environmental & Quality Departments Trained environmental laws, disposable procedures of hazardous materials and wastewater treatment plants (septic's).

Skills : Customer Service, Microsoft Office Applications, Small Animal Handling.

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Description :

  1. Performed wetland assessment, regulatory analysis, and field education classes for private clients.
  2. Updated the EIS, researched pertinent endangered species, developed a Habitat Management Plan for wetlands buffers and endangered species under the direction of the NJDEP, met with NJDEP officials regarding permitting requirements, and attended public meetings.
  3. Delineated wetlands on an approximately six-acre property in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
  4. Prepared wetland delineation report and letter of interpretation application for submittal to NJDEP.
  5. Delineated wetlands and performed ecological evaluations and habitat assessments for a subdivision project in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  6. Included preparation of wetland delineation report and letter of interpretation application for submittal to NJDEP.
  7. Prepared an application for a Footprint of Disturbance permit for Cadwallader Park, Trenton, New Jersey.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In French & International Relations

Ecologist Resume

Headline : As an Ecologist, Provided environmental, biological, botanical, entomological, avian, or aquatic field/laboratory evaluation and documentation for a wide range of organizations. Participated in all aspects of project delivery. Facilitated meetings with stakeholders and clients.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, GIS, Excel.

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Description :

  1. Endangered species as well as nesting sites for sensitive species of birds including raptors.
  2. Oversaw and implemented of habitat restoration activities and native and nonnative vegetation monitoring.
  3. Prepared of technical reports and/or report sections.
  4. Participated in restoration planning, including development of plans and/or plan sections.
  5. Assisted on botanical surveys, listed species surveys, conservation plans, habitat management plans, weed management plans, and pesticide use management plans, or assisting with natural resources related field surveys.
  6. Predominantly involved task-based assignments and task-level management, with some project management support.
  7. Participated on projects that involve innovative mitigation and conservation planning; multi-disciplinary teamwork with biologists, planners, wetland scientists, and landscape architects; and creative integration of natural resource analysis and project design.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            Master Of Science In Entomology

            Ecologist Resume

            Summary : As an Ecologist, Know ledged of state and federal water quality regulations. Macroinvertebrate and fish collection and identification. Field experienced with most aspects of aquatic ecology and water quality.

            Skills : Macroinvertebrate And Fish Collection And Identification, Knowledge Of State And Federal Water Quality Standards.

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            Description :

            1. Created presentations in MS PowerPoint and presented them to public and technical meetings.
            2. Presented aquatic education topics to the public and professionals.
            3. Used Aquatic ecological and environmental surveys and investigations.
            4. Conducted compliance monitoring of mitigation sites, listed species surveys, and ecological baseline inventories; prepared technical reports.
            5. Provided permitting assistance and ecological review for Mosaic Fertilizer.
            6. Performed field biology, plant/insect identification, water quality sampling/analysis, habitat management/restoration, conservation projects, data collection/analysis, and technical report writing independently or in collaboration with others.
            7. Developed technical skills through Continuing Professional Development.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Consultant
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor's Degree In Ecology

                Ecologist Resume

                Summary : As an Ecologist, Over a decade of expert experience with GIS, acquiring, maintaining, and analyzing geospatial data to produce cartographic and other data products that improve decision-making and communication of natural resource issues.

                Skills : ArcGIS, Ecosystem Ecology.

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                Description :

                1. Provided ecological expertise and advice to other scientific and policy professionals on air pollution effects to park ecosystems and resources, especially related to biogeochemical cycling and effects.
                2. Protected park resources through identification of critical loads and exceedances in park ecosystems.
                3. Participated in National Atmospheric Deposition Program - Critical Loads and Deposition subcommittee by providing scientific expertise and policy recommendations on ecosystem effects of nitrogen pollution.
                4. Communicated eco-effects research and data products to stimulate the inclusion of air quality-related values in park planning and protection efforts through reports, publications, web applications, and presentations.
                5. Facilitated outreach and data sharing through the creation of applications such as the Nitrogen Critical Loads and Estimated Exceedance web tool.
                6. Reviewed research proposals to ensure they will produce relevant data for an improved understanding of air pollution impacts.
                7. Detailed to  National Park to update air quality resource briefs and collaborate with park scientists and interpretive staff to develop air quality-related social media and outreach materials.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                MS In Ecology

                Ecologist Resume

                Summary : As an Ecologist, assisted in the collection of biological data and prepared environmental reports and permit applications for federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, you will be helped with conducting ecological field data collection and biological monitoring at project sites.

                Skills : Knowledge of Ecological Principles, Theories, and Methodologies, Skills to work with a diverse group of stakeholders.

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                Description :

                1. Responsible for wetland delineations, threatened/endangered species census, mitigation design, NEPA and FERC documentation, USACE Sections10 & 404 CWA and State environmental permit acquisitions, and U.S.
                2. Coordinated interoffice field teams to complete wetland determinations and protected species surveys to facilitate project timelines and permitting tasks for the following interstate and intrastate oil and gas industry.
                3. Reviewed for quality assurance and control.
                4. Ensured compliance with firm standards.
                5. Experienced in biomimicry, biophilia, and/or living building challenge approaches.
                6. Experienced with engagement and support of indigenous communities and environmental justice.
                7. Served on interdisciplinary teams conducting environmental analysis of proposed projects.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        10+ Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS In Environmental Technology

                        Ecologist Resume

                        Headline : As an Ecologist, Experience in wetland/surface water permitting, ecological surveys and studies, habitat assessment, field data collection and documentation, data analysis and evaluation.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office, Knowledge of Ecological Principles, Theories, and Methodologies.

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                        Description :

                        1. Mapped wetlands using GPS and GIS technology.
                        2. Protected species surveys, NPDES inspections, fish sampling, and stream assessment.
                        3. Sydney, NSW Analyzed the environmental conditions affecting plants and animals.
                        4. Led small teams to complete pre-clearance surveys and carried out clearance supervision to ensure relevant environmental legislation was followed.
                        5. Developed permit strategies and impact avoidance and minimization, permit applications, client communication, technical memos, biological survey reports, and environmental compliance documents.
                        6. Captured, identified, and re-located wildlife.
                        7. Assured that assigned sections are accurate, technically correct, and fulfilled the requirements of NEPA and prepares and reviews the planning of NEPA documents.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Senior
                        Education
                        Education
                        M.S. In Management

                        Ecologist Resume

                        Objective : As an Ecologist, conducted independent research in watersheds and water resources; managed technical progress of contracted research in the area of emphasis or communicating research results in peer-reviewed publications.

                        Skills : Lead Prescription Writer, Skills to work with a diverse group of stakeholders.

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                        Description :

                        1. Reviewed more than 900 comments to categorize and pull out relevant natural and cultural resource management and science concerns.
                        2. Assisted the Chief of the Division of Resources Management and Science to correct flaws.
                        3. Tasks included the development of an index of 20+ technical reports, validation of author credentials, reviewing reference literature, and drafting summary descriptions of park resources.
                        4. Assisted in field and literature research for elk, antelope, and deer reintroduction feasibility.
                        5. Utilized environmental principles, concepts, methodologies, and problem-solving techniques to establish a system for monitoring tree transplant success.
                        6. Conducted water quality tests for evaluation of current conditions versus required conditions for trout feasibility.
                        7. Monitored and evaluated the effects of land management practices on various ecosystem components including biodiversity, ecological succession, and climate resiliency.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        0-2 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Entry Level
                        Education
                        Education
                        B.S. In Forest Management

                        Ecologist Resume

                        Objective : As an Ecologist, managed projects with state and federal permitting/regulatory components, opportunities to support other WEST service offerings will also be available, based on the candidate's background and areas of interest.

                        Skills : Project Management, Wetland Delineation, Endangered Species Surveys.

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                        Description :

                        1. Performed various technical investigations including wetland delineations, tree surveys, threatened & endangered species, and critical habitat surveys, resource map analysis, mapping using sensitive Global Positioning System (GPS) devices, mitigation design, and construction monitoring.
                        2. Included review of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans and creation of technical maps using Auto CAD programs.
                        3. Provided consulting services to clients regarding policies of Section 404, Article 24, State Environmental Quality Review Act, and National Environmental Policy Act.
                        4. Worked according to the methods and guidelines in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Federal Wetlands Delineation Manual and Interim Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: North-central and Northeast Region.
                        5. Conducted avian and bat fatality surveys by searching solar panel arrays and associated infrastructure in Mojave Desert habitats.
                        6. Conducted avian surveys.
                        7. Coordinated development, implementation, and monitoring of various administrative processes affecting the Science Program, including budgeting, program development and tracking, special studies, and analysis.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        Bachelor's Degree In Biology