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Utility Environmental Compliance Officer 1
METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE & DAVIDSON COUNTY Department of Human Resources Invites Applications For The Position Of: Utility Environmental Compliance Officer 1 We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
SALARY: $43,646.56 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Metro Water Services
OPENING DATE: 10/07/22
CLOSING DATE: 10/24/22 11:59 PM

National Parks Service seeks Biologist/Ecologist. This TERM, full-time position is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in the Resource Management and Science Division, Inventory and Monitoring Branch. Assists in the design, development, and management of a database systems for the long-term maintenance, analysis, and dissemination of natural resource-related data sets produced by past and forthcoming inventory and monitoring efforts. Open to the first 100 applicants or until 07/08/2022, whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will be considered. Pay For GS 07 Is $44,740.00 to $58,158.00 per year. Pay for GS 09 Is $54,727.00 to $71,147.00 per year.

USGS Washington Water Science Center is looking for a groundwater hydrologist with a strong geochemical background. The selected candidate will focus on understanding the factors responsible for the movement and transformation of organic or inorganic compounds in both shallow and deep groundwater systems. Read a detailed description of the opening here: 
This position is open to all U.S. Citizens: USGS-SAC-22-11504644-DE-SMD. Contact Robert W. Black, Supervisory Hydrologist, with questions.

The Tennessee Chapter of the Nature Conservancy (TNC) is hiring a Civil Engineer specializing in watershed restoration. This position will be embedded within the Engineering Staff area in the Cherokee National Forest (CNF) Supervisor’s Office in Cleveland, TN and will work in partnership with the USDA Forest Service (FS) and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on priority watershed restoration projects across public-private boundaries in East Tennessee. Strong preference will be given to applicants with a P.E. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for both the candidates and the partners involved.  To apply, visit Careers ( and scroll down to the listing for “Watershed Restoration Engineer” (Job ID 51544).

RS&H is seeking an Environmental Specialist to join our firm in Raleigh, NC. This individual will be part of the Environmental Stewardship and Resiliency (ESR) Service Group providing environmental stewardship, sustainability, and resilience planning, permitting, and consulting services to Aviation and Transportation clients nationally. This individual will help identify and resolve environmental compliance challenges associated with large building and infrastructure programs as well as ongoing airport operations. Candidates should have interests in developing proactive environmental programs and plans including operational sustainability, natural resources restoration, and long-term adaptation and resiliency. Qualified individuals may send their resumes to Kate Lindekugel (, but should submit their formal applications here:

Trout Unlimited (TU) in West Virginia is looking for 1) Stream Restoration Technicians and 2) energetic, intelligent, and motivated individuals to join our growing staff for seasonal employment in 2022. TU is working with the USFS-Monongahela National Forest to assist activities that support native trout and aquatic resource conservation. We want to fill several positions with negotiable start dates in spring/early summer 2022. These seasonal positions have flexible end dates with maximum performance periods of 6 months. Successful candidates will receive training and experience in stream surveys, measuring habitat characteristics, and conducting fish population surveys. Apply directly through the TU sites linked above, or email Chad Landress directly at

Environmental Defense Fund has a new job opening for a Manager to conduct analysis and foster collaboration on the science and hydrology of coastal, riverine, and compound flood risks and solutions to inform planning, policy, and community engagement. We are seeking candidates with experience in hydrologic modeling, coastal dynamics and/or other disciplines related to coastal and riverine flooding. The position will provide science expertise and guidance as EDF engages with agencies on both the North Carolina Flood Resilience Blueprint and the Virginia Coastal Master Plan. Full job description and qualifications here. Location is Raleigh, NC or coastal Virginia.

The Natural Resources practice at KCI is hiring. We’re looking for PMs, land acquisition specialists, and construction team members. Please see the links below for the openings and apply via the website. Come join our team! 

PM and Land Acquisition Openings

Construction Team Openings

TDEC Division of Water Resources is seeking qualified candidates to join our Water Quality Planning Unit. This unit is in the Nashville central office and our team is made up of scientists and engineers who work together on statewide water quality projects. The position is for an entry level engineer in hydrologic and water quality modeling, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development, water quality field studies, and research into new and innovative approaches. The position will be posted sometime between late April and early June. We are happy to receive resumes at any time. Contact Regan McGahen,

Jobs at Wildlands Engineering, Inc.

Environmental Scientist

Wildlands Engineering, Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join our Charleston, SC office. Duties include performing stream and wetland ecological assessments, geomorphic data collection, wetland delineations, endangered and threatened species surveys, and vegetation inventories and compiling environmental permit applications and technical reports. The Environmental Scientist’s role will involve both field and office work and meeting deadlines in a fast‐paced work environment. The Environmental Scientist will also be responsible for monitoring and documenting site conditions and working collaboratively with a multi‐disciplinary team.

Stewardship Associate

Wildlands Engineering, Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join the growing team in our Charlotte, NC office. The Stewardship Associate will develop, coordinate, and implement land management activities for a variety of stream, wetland, and other restoration sites. Land management activities involve promoting the long‐term ecological health of project sites necessary to support project success and ecological design. Work relates to native plant community enhancement, invasive species management, stream stabilization, conservation easement compliance, landowner relations, and wildlife management. The Stewardship Associate will both lead land management efforts on assigned restoration sites and assist other stewardship staff members on other sites. Work will also occasionally involve addressing infrastructure and general maintenance issues on sites.

See Wildlands Engineering, Inc. for details on both positions.

Water Resources Engineer, Location: Charlotte, Raleigh, Asheville, NC; Charleston, SC; or Fairfax, VA.
Wildlands Engineering is seeking a dynamic individual to join our growing company in any of our five offices. We are looking for a water resources engineer or environmental designer with a background in stream and wetland design, stormwater management, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, construction document production, and construction management. This position will work with project managers and assist with complex ecosystem restoration projects through assessment, design, permitting, and construction. Projects may include design of streams, wetlands, and watershed improvements; hydrologic and hydraulic models; watershed planning; and/or new and retrofit stormwater best management practices (BMPs). This position may require occasional overnight travel and frequent outdoor field work.
Please send resume and cover letter to:; subject line: Water Resources Engineer/Designer

It's an exciting time to join the Wildlands Engineering team! We are currently seeking two Environmental Scientists, a Stewardship Associate, a GIS Technician II and a Project Manager. For more details please visit:

LandDesign, Inc. is currently seeking entry level + experienced Landscape Architect Designers and Civil Engineer Designers to start fall 2021/early 2022. Both full-time and internship opportunities available. A full list of openings can be found at Contact ALEXIS ROSAMILIA, Human Resources 704.333.0325


Graduate & Undergraduate Opportunities

PhD Graduate Research Assistantship in Natural Resources: Human Dimensions & Water Resources at the University of Missouri, School of Natural Resources
Start Date: Summer 2022 or August 2022
Deadline to Apply: Rolling
The Sustainability Science Lab seeks two doctoral‐level graduate research assistants to conduct research into how engaged stakeholders are in water resources research with repetitive‐loss flood river communities and other related projects. Please email a CV, a 1‐page statement of your interest in the position with qualifications, experience, and career goals, plus a writing sample to: Dr. Damon M. Hall,

Opportunity for College Students from Appalachian Regions: SUCCESS Program for the Geosciences and Water Engineering
College students who grow up in the Appalachian region of Kentucky, West Virginia, and surrounding states learn hands-on knowledge of water, rocks, forests and mountains. Students see how forestry practices, mining operations, and conservation can impact the visual, functional, and economic wealth of their rivers and lakes. Interested students can contact the SUCCESS project leaders: Prof. Jimmy Fox ( in Civil Engineering at the University of Kentucky, Prof. Bill Ford ( in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Kentucky, and Prof. Mindy Armstead ( in Natural Resources and the Environment at Marshall University. See flyer.

Ongoing resources for graduate opportunities and career development

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Internships, Scholarships and Fellowships—ORISE administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.

UT Center for Career Development—Resources for preparing for a career while at the university.