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Based in Asheville, Equinox is a multi-disciplinary firm composed of professionals with diverse backgrounds in natural resources, landscape architecture, land planning, recreation planning, conservation planning, environmental science, and LEED.  Our mission is to facilitate conservation and sustainable development by providing private, public, and non-profit clients with high quality ecological services, conservation planning, and environmental design.

Job Openings at Equinox:

Environmental Science Technician/Specialist: Stream and Wetland Monitoring

Equinox is looking for an environmental science technician or specialist with a minimum of 2 years of experience in collecting stream and wetland monitoring data. For consideration candidates will possess a university degree and demonstrate experience in the use of a total station for topographic surveying and stream geomorphology.  The successful applicant will be competent in ArcGIS, be knowledgeable of stream morphology and hydrologic functions, have strong familiarity with stream habitat, fish, and benthic organisms, and have experience with methods used for stream and wetland delineations.  Applicants with experience in North Carolina Division of Mitigation Services reporting are preferable.  This individual needs to be familiar with the regulatory environment as it applies to the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act and associated permitting.  He or she will be a dependable team player, and demonstrate effective oral and written communication as well as good interpersonal skills.  He or she will be resourceful, self-motivated, a quick learner, well organized and carry a positive and respectful attitude

The Stream & Wetland Monitoring Specialist must be willing and able to work independently on extended field days often under physically demanding conditions, in remote locations, and in inclement weather.  The candidate must have the ability to navigate a variety of terrain using maps, a compass, and GPS.  Work will frequently involve overnight travel.  He or she must also be comfortable and capable working in an office environment for extended periods.  The candidate must be able to interact professionally with staff, clients, landowners, and the general public.

In addition to knowledge, skill, and ability, Equinox is looking for an individual that embraces both our mission and our core values of Balance, Quality, Community, Relationships, and Prosperity.

Interested, qualified candidates should send resumes and a cover letter detailing their fit with this position to joyce@equinoxenvironmental.com.

 

 


Equinox is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.