Full-time Ecologist – Ohio or Indiana

Full Time Ecologist

We are seeking an experienced Ecologist to join our team in either or Columbus, Ohio or Indianapolis, Indiana office. The right person will enjoy:

• Competitive compensation and benefits
• A collaborative team and excellent work environment
• Paid holidays and vacation
• A professional network that extends throughout the Midwest
• Opportunity to work with established and upcoming industry professionals
• Training and professional development opportunities


The ideal candidate will have three to ten years of experience as an ecological consultant and will be familiar with the NEPA process as practiced by either, or both, the Ohio Department of Transportation or the Indiana Department of Transportation. They will meet either INDOT or ODOT ecological and waterway permit pre-qualification requirements. Experience will include wetland delineation, wetland and stream quality assessments, and threatened and endangered species habitat assessments. Excellent written and oral communication skills, familiarity with standard office software packages, and the ability to work as a team member are important.

Experience in wetlands delineations using Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual, applicable Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States and Wilhelm’s and Masters’ Floristic Quality Assessment (FQA) Program is a MUST. Other required experience includes ability to evaluate streams using QHEI and/or HHEI indices.

Candidates with current ODOT or INDOT prequalification, or the ability to become prequalified, are preferred.

Our desired, well-rounded candidate will be able to prepare technical reports and proposals, coordinate and communicate with staff and clients regarding project status, maintain schedules and project budgets, and contribute to marketing efforts, as needed. Field work may include overnight travel within Indiana and neighboring states.

If you’re interested in joining our team, we’d love to talk to you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter to Harry Nikides at hnikides@ascgroup.net.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. This position is physically located in Ohio or Indiana. ASC is an equal employment opportunity employer.  This job posting is designed to be a good representation of the job requirements by is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee.

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