Field Biologist/Ecologist

  • Gulf South Research Corporation
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Sep 30, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

This position will be part of a dynamic, fast-growing environmental consulting organization with projects nationwide. If you have strong environmental management skills and the ability to work as a team member with minimal supervision, you may be the right candidate to join us.

Position Summary:

Field Biologist/Ecologist position is responsible for conducting vegetation and/or wildlife surveys in support of environmental planning, environmental monitoring, and resource management or assessment projects. The Field Biologist/Ecologist is responsible for knowledge of habitat assessment techniques, the use of taxonomic keys, the ability to assess functional habitat conditions, and ability to design ecological field sampling plans. The Field Biologist/Ecologist needs to be familiar with handheld GPS unit use for field data collection and wetland delineations, field data sheet preparation and use, and field note taking. Field surveys may be required throughout the nation, so a variety of ecosystems will be encountered.

This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA.

Qualifications and Requirements:

BS in ecology, wildlife biology, botany, forestry or related field and 1-5 years of field experience.  Field identification of birds or bats (acoustic monitoring) is a plus.  MS is preferred.

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Sector

Consulting