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Lead Aquatic Biologist, Missouri Office

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EcoAnalysts, Inc. currently needs a senior level aquatic biologist (full time, permanent position) to provide  technical direction, support, and supervision of biologists in the Missouri office. Our goal at EcoAnalysts is to help  our clients make highly informed decisions. The position requires stewardship, teamwork, commitment,  productivity, and a desire to be continually learning. This unique position will allow the selected candidate to  function and grow as a biologist, while mentoring other biologists. The selected candidate will be responsible for  planning, scheduling, project budgets, business development, and marketing. They will also assist with mussel, fish, and invertebrate field sampling throughout the Midwest, data analysis, coordination with clients and regulatory  agencies, proposal preparation, project management, supervision of field crews, and report preparation.  

Requirements include:  

  • Project management experience 
  • Master's degree in biology, aquatic ecology, fisheries, or related field with at least five years of field experience (or  Bachelor's degree with at least 10 years of field experience) 
  • Good communication skills, planning, supervisory skills, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks 
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes pertaining to fish and/or mussels, with an emphasis on endangered species
  • Consulting experience 
  • Knowledge of Ohio and Mississippi River basin unionid and/or fish fauna, particularly threatened and endangered  species 
  • Computer experience with GIS, databases, word processing, graphics, statistics 
  • Ability to prepare professional quality reports 
  • Willingness to travel 

Useful skills: 

  • Diving certification 
  • Boat operation and maintenance skills
  • Expected Start date: Spring 2021 - Please send resumes by January 31, 2021 

Salary and Benefits:  

  • Competitive salary depending on experience 
  • Health insurance 
  • SIMPLE savings/IRA 
  • Paid vacations and holidays 
  • Professional development time (e.g., conferences, research, training) 
  • Opportunity to travel throughout the Midwest collecting unionids, fish, and invertebrates

Please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary expectations to:  
Jen Bryan 
EcoAnalysts, Inc.  
1417 Hoff Industrial Drive  
O'Fallon, MO 63366-1959  

EcoAnalysts, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants for employment shall be given fair and equal  consideration, regardless of race, religion, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or  national origin, except that minimum age limits imposed by law are observed.