Ecological Resource Specialist

  • San Bernardino County
  • San Bernardino, CA, USA
  • May 11, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

The Job

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The Department of Public Works, Environmental Management Division is recruiting for an Ecological Resource Specialist who is responsible for managing and conducting ecological and biological duties such as performing wildlife (including threatened and endangered species) surveys, performing biological assessments, report writing, preparation of ecological management plans, aide in capital improvement, routine maintenance, and restoration projects.
 
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 

Background: Applicants must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment. 

Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required

Licensing/Certification: Within 12 months of hire, the incumbent must apply for a Scientific Collecting Permit (SCP) from California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The SCP allows for scientific handling/collection of native and non-native species.

Minimum Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree in the natural or environmental sciences.

Experience:
Two (2) years of experience conducting and preparing biological assessments encompassing the identification of western birds, mammals, plants, and reptiles indigenous to the diverse regions of the Southwestern United States. Must have specific knowledge of wildlife indigenous to the County of San Bernardino and its surrounding regions.

Substitution:
An acceptable combination of relevant experience and education that provides the required knowledge and abilities will be considered.

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Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

$54,246.40 - $74,568.00 Annually