Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

Urban Forester

Millersville, MD

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) is the leading provider of natural and cultural resource consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic region. We have worked on ±7,500 projects comprising ±275,000 acres, and have created and restored more than 1,000 acres of wetlands and restored more than 44 miles of streams. Our team of 125+ engineers, scientists, archeologists, ecosystem technicians, GIS/survey/compliance specialists, and technology/training specialists, and administrative staff yield a unique combination of disciplines focused on wetlands and water resources and provide creative solutions for integrating the constraints of economics and land plan requirements with local, state, and federal environmental regulations.

Urban Forester | Millersville, MD

Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc. (WSSI) is seeking a mid-level (or senior) candidate to be trained and mentored by a nationally recognized senior tree preservation expert and related skilled technical and management staff.

Responsibilities 

  • Perform specimen tree assessments (CTLA or TRAQ)
  • Review civil, architectural, and landscape architecture plans, details, and specifications for conflicts with trees
  • Prepare tree preservation plans, specifications, and details
  • Prepare educational power points and workshops, proposals and marketing pieces
  • Perform forest stand delineations/EVAs 

Background and Experience

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, landscape architecture, or closely related discipline
  • Background/experience in urban forestry or landscape architecture
  • Strong knowledge of/experience in the following:  arboriculture, tree preservation, tree root patterns and morphology, large tree transplanting, and forest and landscape plant identification (including trees/shrubs).
  • Knowledge of the ecology of the Mid-Atlantic both natives and invasive species
  • Interest in working both indoors and outdoors in varying terrain
  • Ability to work closely with design and construction management teams
  • Willingness to regularly travel regionally

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with land clearing, site work, residential and commercial construction and renovations, campus, monument and historic sites, corporate, and underground utilities construction
  • Experience working with a diverse client base in both the public and private sectors
  • Maryland Registered Professional Forester
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
  • Maryland Licensed Tree Expert
  • FCA Qualified Professional
  • Professional Landscape Architect
  • GIS and/or CAD experience
  • Master’s degree in forestry, landscape architecture, or closely related discipline 

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short-Term Disability Plans
  • Life, AD&D, and Supplemental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401KSOP
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Gift (Matching) Program
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • LEED Gold-certified headquarters building (includes an employee gym and dog kennel)
  • 100% employee-owned company
Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.

Susanna Headly

Hiring Manager
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