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Seasonal Wildlife Field Biologists (On-call)

Seasonal Wildlife Field Biologists (On-call)

Job description

We have an immediate opening in our South San Francisco Bay Area office for a seasonal wildlife field biologist (on-call). This person will conduct field studies, including nesting bird surveys, special-status species surveys, and 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. It may require occasional overnight travel and weekend work. 

Required qualifications

  • Solid field experience
  • Strong bird identification skills and experience conducting nesting bird surveys
  • A demonstrable background in ecology or wildlife management and broad knowledge of the biology of California’s fauna

Experience with the salt marsh harvest mouse, California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, Ridgway’s rail, western snowy plover, Swainson’s hawk, and/or burrowing owl a plus. 

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.

About H. T. Harvey & Associates
H. T. Harvey & Associates, an established ecological consulting firm based in Los Gatos, California, employs more than 70 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in five offices in California and one office in Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise include restoration ecology and landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, and aquatic ecology. We cultivate excellence in our staff and our work in pursuit of our mission to create ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges. 

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

How to apply
Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references here.