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    Wildlife Field Ecologist


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    • Employer: H. T. Harvey & Associates
      Location: San Francisco Bay Area
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 07/31/2018
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a full-time wildlife ecologist. This person will conduct field studies, including nesting bird surveys, special-status species surveys, and construction monitoring, and will assist in the preparation of a variety of reports/technical studies, including wildlife survey reports, biological resources reports for compliance with CEQA/NEPA, biological assessments, and wildlife management plans. We encourage ornithologists, herpetologists, and general wildlife ecologists with backgrounds in ecology or wildlife management and a broad knowledge of the biology of California’s fauna to apply for this position. Applicants should have a strong academic background, solid field experience, broad ecological knowledge, and experience in ecological consulting in California. Demonstrable technical writing ability and good communication skills are essential. 

     

    This position will sometimes require navigating varying and rugged terrain safely and working alone in a variety of weather conditions. It may require occasional overnight travel and weekend work.

    Required Qualifications

    • Solid field experience
    • Strong bird identification skills and experience conducting nesting bird surveys
    • A demonstrable background in ecology or wildlife management and broad knowledge of the biology of California’s fauna
    • A minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience preparing CEQA/NEPA assessments, biological assessments, and/or wildlife inventories

    Experience with California tiger salamander and California red-legged frog preferred, experience with the burrowing owl a plus. Candidates with a strong academic background (and at least a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree) in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology, or an equivalent subject are preferred.

     

    About H. T. Harvey & Associates

    H. T. Harvey & Associates, an established ecological consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, employs nearly 80 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in six offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise include restoration ecology and landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, and fish and aquatic ecology. We cultivate excellence in our staff and our work in pursuit of our mission to create ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges.

    Our employment package includes a competitive salary, medical, dental, and life insurance, as well as a 401K plan with a generous matching program.

     

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references through this link https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=42db2748-b13a-41da-a951-fccb2d6c4ab1&jobId=36877&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001; via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; or by fax to 408.458.3210.

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