Biological Field Technicians (2)

  • SWCA Environmental Consultants
  • Salt Lake City, UT, United States
  • Jan 27, 2018
Temporary Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work. 

Our Salt lake City office is seeking a temporary Biological Field Technician to support a variety of biological studies.

What you will accomplish

  • Conduct environmental inspections, wildlife and vegetation baseline studies, and biological evaluations and assessments.
  •  Collect field data, including identification of fauna and flora. Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms.
  • Photograph and record appropriate habitat, species, and landforms.
  • Operate SWCA vehicles, assure they will perform safely, and notify appropriate person if vehicle needs maintenance. Ability to drive a 4-wheel-drive vehicle on rugged, back-country roads. 

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Minimum of B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management preferred
  • Must have experience with vegetation identification, accurate data collection procedures, and data entry QA/QC
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word and Excel 

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. 

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Consulting