The Everglades Foundation
Palmetto Bay, Florida
The Everglades Foundation is seeking an experience Ph.D.-level wetland scientist as part
of its Science Program. We are looking for a leader and first-rate communicator to make
science-based recommendations for implementing environmental restoration of the
The focus of this position is to work with public agencies and non-profit organizations,
helping set science and restoration priorities. This is a senior-level position environmental
science and ecology, requiring a range of career experiences and interests. You will
provide expert advice, opinion, and testimony on Everglades wetland restoration. You
will evaluate proposed projects to determine ecosystem response. You will compile and
summarize the best available scientific information on the ecology of wetlands, identify
restoration regimes, and determine appropriate structural and non-structural actions to
achieve wetland restoration. You will work with governmental, non-governmental, and
academic scientists, planners, and engineers on large-scale wetlands restoration projects.
Advanced degree in ecology, biology, environmental sciences, environmental
engineering, or a closely related field, plus several years of practical experience.
Excellent written and public communications skills, experience working with a
variety of audiences.
Significant (> 5 years) experience as an ecologist, wetland scientist, or
Experience with interagency water resources projects is desirable.
Possess strong strategic thinking, organizational and people skills, be a self-
starter, but able to work closely with directors and other staff.
Mastery of essential professional tools, such as computer models, field methods,
and communication vehicles (such as peer-reviewed journals).
Ability to work independently to achieve results, given only broad goals and
Salary depends entirely on experience and qualifications. The Everglades Foundation
provides a competitive salary, as well an excellent health care, leave, and retirement
The Everglades Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration of
America’s Everglades. For more information, see www.evergladesfoundation.org
Offices are located in Palmetto Bay, Florida, which is in southern Miami-Dade county, in
a suburban setting, and with spectacular views of Biscayne National Park.
Please send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Science Department,
18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 625, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157