Ecologist and Wetland Biologist

State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation

This position will provide research, analysis, consultation and coordination services to WisDOT staff and management on biological and ecological topics and on proposed environmental laws and regulations. As an Ecologist and Wetland Biologist, you will participate on the wetlands program management team and provide oversight on wetland bank development, operation and maintenance. This position partners with external agencies, including the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the US Fish and Wildlife Services and Federal Agencies. This position will also require field days to conduct research on wetlands and habitats as necessary.

This position will advise the Department, operating units, project teams, and consultants by providing expert consultation and timely advice on environmental impacts focusing on threatened and endangered species, wetland ecology, native vegetation, wildlife and pollinators, invasive species management and wildlife crossings. This position is also responsible for study designs; choice of research, analysis, and documentation techniques; performing analyses and other tasks and documenting the result for management related to biological and ecological topics.

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