AloTerra Restoration Services, LLC.

Contact Name: Peter Helmuth

Company/Organization/Agency: AloTerra Restoration Services, LLC.

Address: PO BOX 212, Fort Collins, CO 80522 USA

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Job Title: Restoration Ecologist I/Permitting Specialist

AloTerra Restoration Services, LLC (AloTerra) is seeking a full-time Restoration Ecologist I/Permitting Specialist to provide office and field duties for a wide range of ecological restoration projects (i.e., river and riparian restoration, wetland mitigation, upland restoration, erosion control) for Federal, State, local, and private clients. Working among and leading a diverse range of staff, the Restoration Ecologist I must excel in communicating with engineers, regulatory agencies, landscape architects, biologists, public clients (i.e., coalitions and land management agencies), and private land owners. AloTerra considers applicants from a variety of backgrounds, such as ecology, engineering, watershed science, wetland science, landscape architecture, and related fields.

The following qualifications should be clearly highlighted in your resume.

Required Skills and Experience
• Min. 2 years of experience in ecological restoration, natural resources, landscaping, engineering, or a related field;
• Demonstrated ability to provide highly effective and professional communication to a broad range of
professionals, both in writing and verbally;
• Proven ability to work with grace and professionalism under high stress situations;
• Positive attitude and solution-oriented thinker, especially under difficult situations;
• Highly proficient with computers, including basic office-related software;
• Some experience with GIS-based software (ESRI, Q-GIS, etc.);
• Proficient in creating and using excel spreadsheets,
• Strong organizational skills;
• Strong self-learner (i.e. be able to learn new computer programs and techniques on your own)
• Ability to work very well as part of a team;
• Must excel in working with local coalitions, land management agencies, private land owners, ranchers, and vendors, representing AloTerra professionally and leaving each client with a high opinion of you, our work, and our company;
• On the ground experience implementing conservation, restoration, or other natural resource projects;
• Strong work ethic, energetic, flexible, professional, and self-directed;
• Strong conservation values; and
• Desire to work for a small and growing firm based in Fort Collins, Colorado. 

Desired Skills and Experience
• B.S. degree in natural resources, ecology, botany, civil engineering, landscape architecture, or similar field;
• Experience with permitting and regulatory compliance (county land use, USACE 404, other federal, state, and local permit compliance)
• Experience with Adobe programs (Illustrator, InDesign, or Photoshop for graphic design, flyer creation, etc.)
• Experience with website editing and management (WordPress)
• 2-3 years of experience in implementing ecological restoration, landscaping, or similar projects;
• Experience working with consulting or non-profit organizations. 

Please send a cover letter (maximum 500 words), resume (2 pages max) and three references (all as a single PDF or word doc) via email to: John Giordanengo, No phone calls please. Applicant’s resume must clearly demonstrate your experience as it relates to the job requirements outlined below.

Job Start Date: 8/1/2018

Application Deadline: 8/15/2018

Additional Information:

AloTerra Restoration Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and protects applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, creed, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or national origin. Religious discrimination includes failing to reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious practices where the accommodation does not impose undue hardship.

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