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Deputy Science Coordinator - NM - DL
Deputy Science Coordinator
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), is one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data that allow us to provide original solutions to a wide range of natural resource issues from inventory to permitting to risk assessment to basic research. WEST has an immediate opening for a full-time, Deputy Science Coordinator to the Middle Rio Grande Endangered Species Collaborative Program (Collaborative Program). The Collaborative Program is charged with protecting and improving the status of endangered species along the Middle Rio Grande (MRG) of New Mexico while simultaneously protecting existing and future regional water uses. Two species of particular concern are the Rio Grande silvery minnow and the southwestern willow flycatcher. The Collaborative Program is made up of 16 federal, state, interstate, and local agencies; Tribal Nations; stakeholders; and the University of New Mexico. Applicants must be willing to relocate to the Albuquerque, New Mexico area.
The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in environmental consulting and/or wildlife biology/ecology/environmental engineering management and will be responsible for assisting the Science Coordinator in coordinating and managing wildlife and/or fisheries studies, including consulting with Program stakeholders on research and monitoring projects and providing review of study plans, protocols, and reports, as appropriate. The Deputy Science Coordinator will work with a team of other Program staff to assist the Science Coordinator and Program Manager, and the work will include:
The Deputy Science Coordinator we are seeking has a great opportunity to help WEST manage a successful Collaborative Program, start a new office in the Southwestern U.S. and take the next step in our growth as a premier environmental consulting firm. The successful candidate must be a self-starter who possesses:
Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check; a pre-employment drug screen; and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company. A valid driver’s license will be required. Candidates must adhere to all health and safety requirements.
Join WEST and you will discover a company comprised of dedicated employees, many of which have been part of the WEST family for over a decade. WEST is an employee owned organization with a tradition of professional integrity dedicated to a family atmosphere and a diverse workforce.
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