Career Opportunities

Help Us Bring Higher Ecological Thinking to the World

Working at Great Ecology

At Great Ecology, restoration and reclamation of ecosystems is our passion. Our team works with a wide range of clients to add ecological and economic value to developed, degraded, contaminated, and underutilized sites. We work together in a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and engaging environment that fosters innovation in science and design while encouraging individual initiative, creativity, and ability.

Great Ecology is the recipient of multiple Inc. 5000: Fastest Growing Private Companies in America awards and is led by Dr. Mark Laska, an innovator and expert in ecology who has been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the city's Most Admired CEOs.

Are you interested in working with Great Ecology as an affiliate?

Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@greatecology.com

Current Openings

Environmental Scientist/Ecologist

Job Description:

Great Ecology is looking to add an Environmental Scientist or Ecologist with a background in applied environmental science to our interdisciplinary team. You’ll be based in our San Diego office, but your work will encompass restoration and natural resource management projects throughout the United States. This position is for a recent post-graduate student or intermediate associate and will require initiative, attention to detail, and the abilities to learn quickly and work in assembled teams company wide. This is an ideal position for a smart, motivated individual who is passionate about ecological restoration and preference will be given to those candidates with experience in Natural Resource Damage practices.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Ecology, Biology, Biogeochemistry, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Management, or closely related field;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with Environmental Analytics & Modeling, Environmental Forensics, Geographic Information Systems, or related data-centric technical area;
  • 1+ year of relevant experience assessing, planning, permitting, and/or implementing projects addressing environmental issues through a restoration-based framework;
  • Candidates Must Also Demonstrate Some Combination of the Following:

  • Critical thinking with creative problem-solving skills and experience contributing towards complex short and long-term environmental group projects;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present scientific solutions to stakeholders in a clear, professional manner;
  • Proficiency in providing detail-oriented quality assurance and quality control;
  • Independent resourcefulness to investigate issues and recommend possible solutions; and
  • Flexibility to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Interested in this position? Please apply here or email your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com



    Operations & Office Coordinator

    Job Description:

    Great Ecology is looking to add an Operations & Office Coordinator to our interdisciplinary team. You’ll be based in our San Diego office, but your work will support initiatives throughout the company nation-wide. This position is for a detail-oriented individual with operations and office management experience and will require initiative, and the abilities to learn quickly and handle multiple on-going tasks. This is an ideal position for a smart, organized, and motivated individual and preference will be given to those candidates with previous experience assisting with processes to ensure smooth business operations. This position may be either part-time or full-time.

    Responsibilities will include:

  • General office management tasks, including supplies and inventory management, office organization, answering phones, greeting office visitors, arranging repairs, and vendor support;
  • Support Human Resources including recruiting, compliance, and benefit vendor management;
  • Maintain databases/tools that summarize, analyze, and report key business metrics;
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of operational procedures and policies as well as maintain compliance with those policies;
  • Assist with I.T. requests by providing support and liaising with I.T. vendor; and
  • Onboard new hires.
  • Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field with 1-3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Eagerness to work in a high growth, rapidly changing environment;
  • Structured and analytical thinking;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate ideas;
  • Experience managing I.T. vendors and basic troubleshooting and networking knowledge;
  • Detail-oriented and committed to accuracy;
  • Self-starter who can work independently and proactively
  • Strong organizational skills to complete projects on time;
  • Ability to solve problems and provide innovative, unique solutions;
  • Experience using Quickbooks and Adobe Creative Suite; and
  • Proficient in PC operating systems and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, & Word).
  • Interested in this position? Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com



    Great Ecology is always on the lookout for smart and innovative people!

    If you would like to submit your resume for future consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com

    No advertised positions at this time, but Great Ecology is always on the lookout for smart and innovative people!

    We invite you to submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com

    No advertised positions at this time, but Great Ecology is always on the lookout for smart and innovative people!

    We invite you to submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@greatecology.com