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Grouse Mountain prides itself on the close working relationships we maintain with our clients, agencies, community but most importantly between the members of our team. As a small and growing company, we rely on the expertise of our specialists and provide a multitude of opportunities to encourage growth of every individual at our company. We offer a full benefit package including medical/dental/vision, a 401K plan, and life insurance for eligible employees. We would like to see you succeed so please apply to be a part of the Grouse Mountain Team!


Full Time Archaeological Field Director

Description:

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is seeking an archaeological Field Director to join our team. As part of our team, you will work closely with our clients in the oil and gas industry, renewable energy industry, and government agencies across the western United States providing regulatory compliance support and developing solutions for environmental compliance and remediation programs. 

Responsibilities:

  •  Communicate with Grouse Mountain Project Managers, Program Leads, and project proponents to ensure project needs are being met and cultural resources are understood. 

  • Supervise and lead crews while conducting pedestrian surveys, site evaluations, data recovery and construction monitoring. 

  • Identify and document historic resources and requires an understanding of historic and prehistoric history and artifacts of the High Plains, Northern Plains, and Great Basin regions preferred. 

  • Conduct records research and show proficiency in technical writing to prepare Section 106 compliance reports and cultural property forms. 

Minimun Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or archaeology, or related field and a minimum of 12 months field experience 

  • Experience in a range of field techniques including pedestrian survey, site testing, excavation; experience in completion of state specific cultural property forms, and proficiency with Microsoft Operating Systems and software 

  • Experience with online data submission formats such as WyoTrack, COMPASS, or secure FTP sites

  • Experience with a handheld GPS unit for navigation and data collection, topographic maps, and a compass is required 

  • Familiarity with cultural resource law and regulation and the ability to understand, implement and adhere to established data collection, inventory, and recording protocols 

  • Detail oriented and the capacity to collect and maintain field data in an organized manner that is easily understood and accessible to other resource staff 

  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of a team, and communicate effectively both written and orally 

  • Ability to travel out of town, possess a clean and valid driver’s license, and the ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle on backcountry roads 

  • Ability to carry a backpack with equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds, and be in overall good physical condition 

  • Project work will be outside and in environments which may require hiking to remote and rugged locations during periods of extreme heat or cold for consecutive days 

Who We Are:

Grouse Mountain is an independently owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm with offices in Buffalo, WY and Santa Fe, NM that specializes in a wide range of environmental and regulatory compliance services. We have extensive and diverse technical experience allowing us to provide solutions for unique and contemporary issues. 

We offer our regular full-time employees a comprehensive and market competitive benefits package including: 

  • Health, medical, dental, life, 401k
  • Eligibility for performance-based bonuses and other incentives
  • Resources and support for your career development
  • Cross-training and diverse projects 

Find out more about our company at: www.grousemtnconsultants.com 

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Grouse Mountain Consultants follows a Substance Abuse Policy that includes pre-employment testing. 

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants uses E-Verify® in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce. 

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter to Jenna Foss at jfoss@gmecwy.com. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Full-Time Archaeological Principal Investigator

Description:

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is seeking an archaeological Principal Investigator to join our team. As part of our team, you will work closely with our clients in the oil and gas industry, renewable energy industry, and government agencies across the western United States providing regulatory compliance support and developing solutions for environmental compliance and remediation programs. 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with Grouse Mountain Project Managers, Program Leads, and project proponents to ensure project needs are being met and cultural resources are understood. 
  • Coordinate and develop/manage/track project scopes, budgets, and schedules. 
  • Work independently and resolve project challenges with minimal supervision. 
  • Supervise junior staff, communicate effectively, and work closely with fellow employees.
  • Develop, direct, and participate in all types of archaeological investigations including:
    • Create research designs, work plans, lead, and conduct fieldwork for pedestrian survey, shovel testing, site testing, and construction monitoring projects.
    • Prepare and review cultural resource results reports, cultural property forms, data collection and compilation, and NRHP eligibility evaluations.
    • Perform technical and copy editing for cultural resource submittals.
    • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding NRHP eligibility and treatment of, as well as project effects to cultural resources.
    • Assess significance and identify appropriate National Register criteria of eligibility by applying aspects of integrity. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • MA or MS in anthropology, archaeology, or a closely related field (must meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Cultural Resource Management (CRM) and a minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising and managing projects, junior staff, and preparing technical reports.
  • Ability to qualify at a supervisory level for the state (WY, CO, ND, MT) and federal archaeological permits.
  • Knowledge and experience in the High Plains and Great Basin prehistory and/or history archaeological method and theory, and applicable federal, state laws, as well as local regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Experience successfully directing all phases of cultural resource investigation.
  • Effective communication skills both written and orally.
  • Provide quality control for all deliverables.
  • Ability to travel out of town, possess a clean and valid driver’s license, and the ability to safely operate a UTV or four-wheel drive vehicle on backcountry roads.
  • Ability to generate, organize, and maintain accurate field records that meet state and federal standards and guidelines. 

Who We Are:

Grouse Mountain is an independently owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm with offices in Buffalo, WY and Santa Fe, NM that specializes in a wide range of environmental and regulatory compliance services. We have extensive and diverse technical experience allowing us to provide solutions for unique and contemporary issues. 

We offer our regular full-time employees a comprehensive and market competitive benefits package including: 

  • Health, medical, dental, life, 401k 
  • Eligibility for performance-based bonuses and other incentives 
  • Resources and support for your career development 
  • Cross-training and diverse projects 

Find out more about our company at: www.grousemtnconsultants.com 

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Grouse Mountain Consultants follows a Substance Abuse Policy that includes pre-employment testing. 

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants uses E-Verify® in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce. 

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter to Jenna Foss at jfoss@gmecwy.com. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Full-Time Environmental Engineer

Description:

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is seeking a highly motivated Environmental Engineer. We are a dedicated team that thrives on providing timely solutions and building trusting relationships. As part of our team, you will work closely with our clients in a wide range of industries, such as the oil and gas industry, renewable energy industry, mineral processing, and government agencies across the western United States. You will help to provide regulatory compliance support and developing solutions for environmental compliance and remediation programs.

The position will manage and/or support projects covering the full spectrum of our services, including:

• Air Quality
• SPCC Plans
• Hydrologic/Hydraulic Assessments
• Water Development Projects
• Phase I and II ESAs

Responsibilities:

• Manage a diverse group of environmental projects.
• Keep up to date on regulatory requirements and work with clients to plan for and achieve compliance.
• Prepare and review regulatory permits such as air permits, SWPPPs, SPCC Plans, and Oil Spill Response Plans, and local zoning and planning permits.
• Provide senior-level QA/QC and regulatory guidance.
• Develop and maintain solid working relationships with co-workers, clients, and agency personnel.
• Ensure tasks are completed efficiently with a high-degree of quality and reliability.
• Maintain an understanding of technology utilized in the field including GIS, tablets, etc.
• Work with our Business Development Manager to explore and capture new opportunities.
• Conduct field investigations or data collections with occasional travel. Fieldwork typically occurs throughout the states of WY, SD, CO, or NM.

Requirements:

• A minimum of two years’ experience in environmental permitting. Specific experience with air quality permitting is necessary.
• A Professional Engineer License (PE) with the ability to secure additional state licenses (if needed) as projects require.
• B.S. in Environmental Engineering or related field.
• Direct experience working with private industry, federal, state, and other conservation agencies.
• Able to work in remote areas, use ATVs or other four-wheel drive type vehicles in various weather conditions.
• Proficient with AutoCAD or Autodesk Civil 3D. Experience with ArcPro or ArcMap appreciated.

Location:

• Remote/local/ or hybrid position at or within working proximity of our Santa Fe, NM; Buffalo, WY; or Rapid City, SD locations.

Who we are:

Grouse Mountain is an independently owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm specializing in a wide range of environmental and regulatory compliance services.
We offer our regular full-time employees a comprehensive and market-competitive benefits package, including:

• Health, medical, dental, life, 401k
• Eligibility for performance-based bonuses and other incentives
• Resources and support for your career development
• Cross-training and diverse projects

Find out more at: www.grousemtnconsultants.com

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants uses E-Verify® in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter to Jenna Foss at jfoss@gmecwy.com. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Seasonal Archaeological Field Technician

Description:

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is seeking a seasonal archaeological Field Technician to join our team. The position begins in May and continues into early September, although dates can be flexible to accommodate school start/end dates. As a paid internship, Grouse Mountain is happy to communicate with applicants and their professors to earn course credits. A housing stipend is offered. 

As part of our team, you will work closely with our clients in the oil and gas industry, renewable energy industry, and government agencies across the western United States providing regulatory compliance support and developing solutions for environmental compliance and remediation programs. Specifically, Field Technicians will support the Crew Chief by identifying and documenting cultural resources throughout a wide range of physical and cultural landscapes across Wyoming and neighboring states. 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with Grouse Mountain Crew Chiefs and Principal Investigators to ensure project needs are being met 

  • Work with the Crew Chief to conduct pedestrian surveys, site evaluations, data recovery and construction monitoring 

  • Identify and document historic resources based on an understanding of historic and prehistoric history and artifacts of the High Plains, Northern Plains, and Great Basin regions. 

  • Effectively manage photography, GPS navigation, and note-taking/data collection on a rotating basis during field work 

Minimun Requirements:

  •  A Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or archaeology, or a minimum of 18 hours of anthropology or archaeology coursework with two months field experience and a field school 

  • Experience in a range of field techniques including pedestrian survey, site testing, and excavation, with proficiency using Microsoft Operating Systems and software 

  • Experience with a handheld GPS unit for navigation and data collection, topographic maps, and a compass is required 

  • The ability to understand, implement and adhere to established data collection, inventory, and recording protocols 

  • Detail oriented and the capacity to collect and maintain field data in an organized manner that is easily understood and accessible to other resource staff 

  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as cooperatively as part of a team, and communicate effectively both written and orally 

  • Ability to travel out of town, possess a clean and valid driver’s license, and the ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle on backcountry roads 

  • Ability to carry a backpack with equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds, and be in overall good physical condition 

  • Project work will be outside and in environments which may require hiking to remote 

Who We Are:

Grouse Mountain is an independently owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm with offices in Buffalo, WY and Santa Fe, NM that specializes in a wide range of environmental and regulatory compliance services. We have extensive and diverse technical experience allowing us to provide solutions for unique and contemporary issues. 

Find out more about our company at: www.grousemtnconsultants.com 

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Grouse Mountain Consultants follows a Substance Abuse Policy that includes pre-employment testing. 

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants uses E-Verify® in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce. 

Please submit your CV/resume and brief cover letter to Jenna Foss at jfoss@gmecwy.com. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.

Location: Buffalo, WY

Seasonal Wildlife and Avian Biologist

Description:

Grouse Mountain is seeking field biologists to support their Buffalo, WY, field office during spring/summer 2024. Buffalo is located at the base of the Bighorn Mountains. Field work will include conducting greater sage-grouse lek counts (ground and aerial), raptor nest searches, raptor nesting occupancy/productivity surveys, swift fox nocturnal surveys, and amphibian surveys. Avian surveys will make up the bulk of field work; however, surveys will also be conducted for other sensitive plants/animal species and wetland habitats. Travel is a large part of the position. The individual will be stationed out of Buffalo, WY, but may conduct surveys across Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and Nebraska. Previous experience conducting avian surveys within the western region is preferred. A housing stipend is offered. 

Positions would start in April and last through summer 2024. 

Location: Buffalo, WY

Salary: DOE

Qualifications:

  • BS in wildlife biology related field
  • Previous experience conducting avian surveys
  • Extensive experience identifying avian species in the western region
  • Individual must be in good physical condition capable of hiking long distances through variable terrain
  • Experience operating off-road vehicles, hauling trailers, and navigating through remote areas
  • Comfortable working independently and conducting avian surveys in extreme temperatures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting avian point counts
  • Experience conducting raptor nest/breeding surveys
  • Experience conducting surveys for other species of concern, sensitive species, and T&E species within the western region
  • Experience operating ArcGIS as well as Microsoft Access and Excel software

If interested, please send resume to Kirstie Lawson at klawson@gmecwy.com and Jenna Foss at jfoss@gmecwy.com.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions regarding this position: 307-684-2112.

About Ground Mountain Environmental Consultants

Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants is an independently owned and multi-disciplinary natural resource consulting firm whose comprehensive blend of disciplines and years of experience allow us to provide solutions to unique and contemporary issues. 

Grouse Mountain began operations in 2006 located in Buffalo, Wyoming at the base of the Bighorn Mountains. We started out by providing federal oil and gas permitting and environmental consulting services to the Powder River Basin region of Wyoming and Montana. 

Since that time, we have grown to a diverse group of permitting specialists, wildlife biologists, NEPA specialists, ecologists, range management specialists, cultural specialists, and GIS analysts that manage a wide variety of projects through the Rocky Mountain West and Great Plains Regions. Our services include federal and state oil and gas as well as renewable energy permitting; wildlife and T&E species surveys and support; third-party NEPA preparation; rangeland health assessments and monitoring; Storm-Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) creation and inspections; reclamation planning and implementation, wetland delineations; and Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) assessments of streams. 

Our team has extensive experience working with private landowners, federal and state entities, and private industry on a variety of natural resource related projects. Several of our employees’ have backgrounds in farming and ranching as well as previous employment with a variety of government agencies including USDA-NRCS, USDA-USFS, WY-DEQ and USDI-BLM which allows Grouse Mountain to approach projects with a perspective that facilitates cooperation between the involved parties and aids in the development of plans that are mutually acceptable to all involved. 

Grouse Mountain team members have extensive experience working with various agencies across a broad range of environmental applications for the past 10 years. We pride ourselves in the relationships we develop with our clients, our staff’s integrity, and the quality of our work. 

Grouse Mountain is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grouse Mountain follows a Substance Abuse Policy that includes pre-employment testing.

Seasonal Soil Technician

Description:

Are you looking to earn a little money and gain work experience this summer while enjoying time outdoors? Grouse Mountain is looking for you! We are seeking Seasonal Soil Technicians to join our teams in completing rangeland assessments across Wyoming. Applicants should have experience digging soil pits, identifying soil horizons, and field texturing. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in soil identification and the ability to identify the correct Ecological Site Description (ESD) for the rangeland site. The paid position will start in May and continue into early September (dates flexible). We are also able to work with you and your professors so that you can earn course credits for this internship. Hired interns will be provided with a housing stipend. 

Qualifications:

  • Travel and sample rangeland sites throughout the state of Wyoming

  • Navigate to rangeland sites using a GPS and a 4-wheel vehicle to collect accurate field data using a Microsoft tablet

  • Read maps and use Trimble GPS to find remote locations

  • Dig soil pits and identify soil horizons

  • Classify texture and color soils

  • Identify Ecological Site Description (ESD) based on collected vegetation and soil data

Qualifications:

  • 15 semester hours of education from an accredited university in subjects such as soil genesis, pedology, soil chemistry, soil physics, and soil fertility or any of the 4 certifications from the Soil Science Society of America 
  • Experience classifying soil composition and texture 
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis 
  • Ability to hike difficult terrain in variable weather conditions 
  • Skilled in operating UTVs 
  • Willingness to travel and camp overnight across Wyoming 
  • Previous AIM training a plus, but not required 

If interested, please send resume to Kylen Holt at kholt@gmecwy.com. Please contact Kylen with additional questions regarding this position at 307-684-2112. 

Grouse Mountain is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Grouse Mountain has an established Substance Abuse Policy that includes pre-employment testing. 

Seasonal Rangeland Technician

Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to increase your plant identification skills, earn some money, get college credit, and spend time outdoors this summer? Our company, Grouse Mountain Environmental Consultants, is seeking multiple Seasonal Rangeland Technicians with experience in plant identification and rangeland sampling methodologies based out of our Buffalo, WY, office. Technicians will be completing rangeland assessments in accordance with the BLM’s Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) protocol, and other vegetation measurement processes. The position will start in May and continue into early September (dates flexible). We are also able to work with you and your professors so that you can earn course credits for this internship. Hired interns will be provided with a housing stipend.

Overview of Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Travel to and sample rangeland sites throughout the state of Wyoming
  • Safely navigate to rangeland sites using a GPS and a 4-wheel vehicle
  • Read and record line point intercept transects
  • Collect vegetative forage production data by clipping

Qualifications

  • Proficient in reading maps
  • Skilled in operating UTVs
  • Willingness to travel and camp overnight across Wyoming
  • Ability to lift over 30lbs
  • Ability to hike difficult terrain in variable weather conditions
  • Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) training a plus, but not required
  • Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health training a plus, but not required

Interested candidates should email their resume to Kylen Holt at kholt@gmecwy.com. Please contact Kylen with additional questions regarding this position at 307-684-2112.

Grouse Mountain is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Grouse Mountain follows a Substance Abuse Policy that includes pre-employment testing.

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Grouse Mountain Headquarters
760 West Fetterman Street
Buffalo, WY 82834

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3600 Cerrillos Rd, Ste 407
Santa Fe, NM 87507

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