Natural Resources Specialist


Carlsbad, New Mexico

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $20/hr. to $29/hr DOE
Deadline Dec 31, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

CEHMM is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that offers a wide verity of environmental services to clients throughout southern New Mexico. Our Environmental Services Department specializes in natural resources assessment and environmental permitting at the federal and state levels. A successful candidate may have experience with plant & wildlife surveys, environmental assessments (EAs), a working knowledge of the NEPA, and environmental planning.

The Natural Resource Specialist position is a permanent full-time position located in Carlsbad, NM, reporting to the Environment Services Project Manager. The Natural Resource Specialist will accomplish a wide variety of client needs including but not limited to:

  • Wildlife surveys (burrowing owl, raptor, herps, lesser prairie-chicken, etc.)
  • Special Status Plant Species Surveys
  • Cave and karst surveys
  • Water and soil sampling
  • Environmental planning and conflict analysis
  • Development of NEPA documents (Environmental Assessments and Evaluations)
  • Wetland delineations
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
  • Environmental consultation
  • Reclamation and remediation planning

The salary range for this position is $20/hr. to $29/hr. CEHMM offers a very relaxed work environment with flexible schedules, competitive compensation, benefits including 401K, quality insurance options, relocation reimbursement, education reimbursement, and clothing allowance.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Environmental Science, Wildlife Science, Ecology, Biology, Geology, or related fields.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in natural resource management or consulting
  • Ability to work long hours in the field with potentially undesirable conditions.
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS
  • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate with clients.


  • Demonstrated experience with state and federal environmental permitting.
  • Demonstrated experience with NEPA document preparation.
  • Ability to pull a trailer and operate a UTV.

To apply please send cover letter, resume and references to CEHMM, 505 N. Main St., Carlsbad, NM  88220, or e-mail to info@cehmm.org  or contact person amy.marquez@cehmm.org the subject Natural Resources Specialist.  CEHMM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Category Ecology, General / Stewardship, Botany, Wildlife
Tags Permitting, Environmental Planning