Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the ESA team. We are searching for energetic candidates for the following position:

Environmental Specialist:

Environmental Systems Analysis, Inc. (ESA), a natural resources management and ecological restoration company, has an immediate opening for an energetic and enthusiastic candidate to join our team. If you would like to work in one of Maryland’s leading environmental consulting firms with a friendly work environment and a great benefits package, please forward your resume and salary requirements to No phone calls please.


  • Design, permitting, construction management and monitoring tasks for ecological restoration projects including stream restoration, wetland creation, forestry, and shoreline stabilization.


  • 5+ years of experience in natural resources, engineering, environmental science, restoration ecology or related fields.

Skills and Education


  • BS in environmental science, biology, ecology, agricultural or civil engineering or related field. MS in relevant field will substitute for 1 year of experience.

  • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of County, State, and Federal environmental regulations and permitting.

  • Ability to work independently and conduct field work in rough terrain and all-weather conditions.

  • Experience interpreting and preparing ecological restoration design plans and technical reports.

  • Knowledge of regulations related to streams, wetlands, forestry, and critical areas.

  • Experience with survey methods.

  • Knowledge of materials, methods and construction processes used in ecological restoration projects.

  • MDE “Responsible Person” (Green Card) Certification.

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass background check to access restricted federal properties.

  • Rosgen Stream training.


  • AutoCad experience.

  • SHA Yellow Card Certification.

  • Ability to conduct constructability reviews.

  • Experience with stream and wetland mitigation ratios and requirements.

  • Familiarity with TMDL/MS4 crediting for restoration projects.

  • Cost estimating for stream, wetland, or shoreline restoration projects.