Ecosystem Technician - Gainesville, VA

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Gainesville, VA, 20155

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 127426  
Company Name: WSSI 
Service Line: 1WSS - WSSI 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Bachelors 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) is a seeking an entry to mid-level Ecosystem Technician to join our team in Gainesville, Virginia.


Primary Duties:

  • Construction inspection of wetland and stream restoration projects
  • General maintenance and monitoring of wetland and stream mitigation sites
  • Hydraulic dredging
  • Invasive species control
  • Groundwater well data collection and analysis
  • Stormwater Facility Maintenance
  • LID/LEED building and landscape maintenance
  • Read and follow maps; navigate (in vehicle and on foot) through a variety of terrains
  • Properly and safely drive, operate and maintain vehicle in a variety of terrains and surfaces (including ATVs and boats)



  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Science or related field
  • Knowledge of wetland ecology and plant identification
  • Wetland and stream restoration experience
  • Able to lift 50lbs over head
  • Possess valid Driver’s License
  • Willingness to regularly travel regionally to support projects outside the Washington D.C. metropolitan area
  • Ability to work safely and independently in the outdoors under a wide range of conditions and weather types
  • Ability to work independently and with a team



  • Equipment operation (Bobcat, Excavator, Marooka, etc.)
  • ATV and Boater Safety
  • Truck and trailer operation
  • Knowledge of laser level operation
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Commercial Pesticide License
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • DEQ Stormwater Inspector
  • Professional Wetland Scientist or WPIT

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of natural and cultural resource consulting services and is based in Gainesville, Va. The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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