H. T. Harvey & Associates is a premier ecological consulting firm based in California and Hawai‘i.  For over 40 years, H. T. Harvey has created ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges. For current opportunities please scroll down below by office, come meet with us during recruiting events or at conferences, or refer to the “Who we are always looking for area”.

H. T. Harvey & Associates is a growing company with an energetic,
forward-thinking approach. We offer an excellent salary and benefits
package and an employee-focused work environment. Our employment
package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, and a 401K with a
generous employer match. 

To apply, please submit your application materials (cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and references) through personnel@harveyecology.com unless noted differently under the job advertisement. You may also mail/fax application to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Avenue, Building D, Los Gatos, CA 95032. Fax: (408) 458-3210. 

H. T. Harvey & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and
minorities, disabled and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Los Gatos

Senior Plant Ecologist

We have immediate openings in our Los Gatos office for experienced project management-level plant ecologist/botanist. This positions will conduct and direct staff efforts on field studies including but not limited to habitat mapping, rare plant surveys, wetland assessments and delineations, and prepare and process environmental impact analyses, resource agency permits, and mitigation feasibility studies. 

Desired qualifications include: prior ecological consulting experience with CEQA and resource agency permitting, education and experience in plant taxonomy, a solid background in plant ecology, experience with design and implementation of quantitative field surveys, experience with habitat/association mapping, environmental impact analysis, preparation of Caltrans Natural Environment Studies, and mitigation feasibility studies. Demonstrable technical writing ability and good communication and organizational skills are essential. 

Ideal candidates will possess a M.S. or Ph.D. preferred plus 3-5 years relevant professional experience. We work on projects located throughout California and elsewhere, so a willingness to travel is necessary. Strong, demonstrable plant taxonomic skills, general GIS/ArcView experience, and training and experience in USACE-style wetland delineations are a real plus. 

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive, progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K with generous employee match. More information about H. T. Harvey & Associates and our areas of expertise can be obtained at http://www.harveyecology.com  

Interested candidates should respond by submitting your cover letter, resume and references through https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15396392 , or mail/fax to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; fax (408) 458-3210.

Fresno

Botany Project Manager

We have an opening in our Fresno office for a Botany Project Manager with experience as a plant ecologist and botanist. The Botany Project Manager will conduct and direct field studies such as habitat mapping, rare plant surveys, and wetland assessments and delineations, and will prepare and process environmental impact analyses, resource agency permits, and mitigation feasibility studies. 

Our ideal candidate will possess an M.S. or Ph.D. plus 5–7 years of relevant professional experience. Relevant experience consists of work in plant taxonomy, a solid background in plant ecology, experience designing and implementing quantitative field surveys, and experience with habitat/association mapping, environmental impact analysis, regulatory permit preparation, and mitigation feasibility studies. Demonstrable technical writing ability and excellent communication and organizational skills are also essential. We work on projects located throughout California, Hawaii, and elsewhere, so a suitable candidate must be willing to travel. Strong, demonstrable plant taxonomic skills, general GIS/ArcView experience, experience in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers–style wetland delineations, and environmental analysis are highly desirable.

Senior Plant Ecologist

We have immediate openings in our Fresno office for experienced project management-level plant ecologist/botanist. This positions will conduct and direct staff efforts on field studies including but not limited to habitat mapping, rare plant surveys, wetland assessments and delineations, and prepare and process environmental impact analyses, resource agency permits, and mitigation feasibility studies. 

Desired qualifications include: prior ecological consulting experience with CEQA and resource agency permitting, education and experience in plant taxonomy, a solid background in plant ecology, experience with design and implementation of quantitative field surveys, experience with habitat/association mapping, environmental impact analysis, preparation of Caltrans Natural Environment Studies, and mitigation feasibility studies. Demonstrable technical writing ability and good communication and organizational skills are essential. 

Ideal candidates will possess a M.S. or Ph.D. preferred plus 3-5 years relevant professional experience. We work on projects located throughout California and elsewhere, so a willingness to travel is necessary. Strong, demonstrable plant taxonomic skills, general GIS/ArcView experience, and training and experience in USACE-style wetland delineations are a real plus. 

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive, progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K with generous employee match. More information about H. T. Harvey & Associates and our areas of expertise can be obtained at http://www.harveyecology.com 

Interested candidates should respond by submitting your cover letter, resume and references through https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15396392 , or mail/fax to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; fax (408) 458-3210.

Sacramento

No positions at this time.

San Luis Obispo

No positions at this time.

North Coast

No openings at the present time.

Hawaii

No openings at the present time.


Mojave Desert Region

Solar Energy Bird and Bat Field Biologists

We are seeking capable field biologists to conduct intensive fatality searches for bats and birds in newly constructed solar-energy facilities. Primary fieldwork will include surveys involving extensive hiking, species identification, data acquisition, and data entry. There are multiple openings. Positions will be based out of the greater San Luis Obispo area, Carrizo Plain and in the Mojave region. Applicants should have a strong academic background and solid field and/or research experience. A degree in wildlife ecology or field biology is preferred; equivalent work may be substituted. Demonstrable field skills are critical, especially knowledge of avian species identification. Good general communication skills and an ability to work well with diverse personnel within a tightly regulated construction environment also are important.