Biology Field Technician

  • Arcadis
  • Concord, CA, USA
  • Jun 05, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Job Description

The Environment Business Line of Arcadis is seeking an entry-level field biologist with a bachelor’s degree in biology, botany, ecology, wildlife, or watershed management to join our field team in Concord, CA. The applicant should have a year of field experience.

Specific duties may include but are not limited to: 

  • Environmental compliance construction monitoring
  • Pre-construction surveys
  • Biological surveys
  • Client site inspections
  • Environmental media sampling and water quality monitoring
  • Storm water BMP installation and maintenance.

Additional activities include data collection and report preparation support for environmental permitting and compliance with applicable state and Federal regulations (e.g., ESA, CESA, CEQA, CDFW 1600, USACE 404 and 401). 

Field experience/knowledge of small mammals, raptors, burrowing owls, bats and other California special status species is beneficial. Survey and/or field experience with California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), and California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) is preferred. Field experience conducting wetland delineations is preferred.
Candidate should be proficient in Word and Excel and have some experience with PowerPoint.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, botany, ecology, wildlife, or watershed management
  • 0-3 years' experience

Required Driving Statement

This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Degree
  • Previous internship experience
  • 1 year work experience

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