Designated Biologist #22624 – Bakersfield, CA

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Bakersfield, CA, United States
  • Dec 15, 2017
Full time Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITION:  Designated Biologist

STARTING DATE:   Immediately.  Resumes accepted until suitable candidates are selected.

The Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, currently has opportunities for designated biologists on our Ecological Consulting Services-West team.  Join us at the construction site of a solar facility in California’s Kern County.  The project is anticipated to run from Jan-April 2018.




  • Monitor construction crew activities in listed species habitat on a major electric generation facility construction site
  • Conduct wildlife surveys and daily sweeps for protected species
  • Handle and relocate listed wildlife species with assistance of bio monitors and bio techs
  • Assist in building wildlife fencing and excavating small mammal burrows, as needed
  • Maintain positive attitude and work safely in proximity to heavy machinery and in rigorous field conditions (heat, dust, etc.)



  • Documented experience surveying, monitoring, and/or receiving training for the San Joaquin antelope squirrel and San Joaquin kit fox
  • Excellent physical condition – able to use shovel and other hand tools
  • Experience working on construction sites and/or in proximity to heavy machinery
  • Ability to safely work long hours in dry, dusty conditions


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Pay rates based on qualifications and experience.  DRG offers competitive wages, incentive programs, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required.  The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are employee owned and are Equal Opportunity Employers.

1099 / Independent contractors considered.

CONTACT: Email resume to

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

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