On-call Wildlife Field Biologist

  • H.T. Harvey & Associates
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
  • Aug 10, 2018
Intermittent - On Call Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Energy - Wind Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for an on-call wildlife field biologist to do field work at a wind-energy facility in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area, which is located in Alameda County near Livermore, California.  The selected candidate will help us conduct intensive fatality searches for bats and birds at the facility 2–3 days per week throughout the year. Fieldwork will include surveys involving extensive hiking over complex terrain, carcass handling and species identification, and data recording using iPad-based data-entry systems. 

Required Qualifications

  • Solid field experience
  • Strong bird and bat identification skills  
  • A demonstrable background in ecology or wildlife management

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.

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