The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC), the regional planning agency for the seven county greater Milwaukee area, is seeking a Specialist-Biologist in water and natural resources management. The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will include field work, water quality evaluations, technical and statistical analyses, technical writing, and project management. Field duties may include leading field crews, field work logistics and planning, gathering water quality and lake ecology field data, fisheries and stream habitat surveys, and fish passage investigations.
Experience or familiarity with PC software for database development and analysis (R statistical software or equivalent), ArcGIS for resource mapping, and all Microsoft products is highly desirable. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical to success in this position. A Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Aquatic Sciences, Natural or Water Resources or a closely related field with three (3) years of related work experience is preferred. An advanced degree with course work in limnology, stream ecology, hydrology, statistics, chemistry or fisheries with at least one year supervisory experience is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
About Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC), is the official areawide planning agency for the southeastern region of the State. The Commission was created to provide the basic information and planning services necessary to solve problems that transcend the corporate boundaries and fiscal capabilities of the local units of government in the Southeastern Wisconsin Region. Those problems include traffic congestion, flooding, water quality, and other issues. The Southeastern Wisconsin Region consists of the seven counties of Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha.