Wildlife Field Biologist

  • H.T. Harvey & Associates
  • San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
  • Sep 08, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

We have an immediate opening in our San Luis Obispo office for a wildlife field biologist to work from mid-August through October. The duration of the position may be extended, depending on project schedules. The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting preconstruction surveys for nesting birds and special-status species, and performing construction monitoring. This position will sometimes require a person to navigate varying and rugged terrain safely and potentially alone in a variety of weather conditions. The position may require overnight travel and weekend work.

Required Qualifications

  • Solid field experience•A demonstrable background in ecology or wildlife management and broad knowledge of the biology of California’s fauna
  • Experience with the burrowing owl, Swainson’s hawk, San Joaquin kit fox, giant kangaroo rat, and/ or San Joaquin antelope squirrel is a plus.
  • Candidates with a strong academic background in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology, or an equivalent subject are preferred.