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Senior Wildlife Ecologist

Senior Wildlife Ecologist

H. T. Harvey & Associates is looking for an experienced wildlife ecologist/project manager who wants to work with a team of exceptional scientists in our San Francsico Bay Area office. The duties expected of this position include managing all aspects of the biological components of CEQA/NEPA projects, endangered and threatened species surveys, federal and state Endangered Species Act consultations, and wildlife inventories and management plans, as well as managing staff, budgets, clients, and agency contacts.  Other key responsibilities include business development, marketing, proposal preparation, staff training and supervision, and recruiting.

Required qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience, with at least 3 years of managing staff 
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills;  adept at tracking project details, schedules, budgets, invoices, and subcontractors
  • Academic background (Ph.D. or M.S. preferred), deep ecological knowledge, experience with field work, and an established track record in ecological consulting, particularly in California
  • Experience providing guidance to clients regarding federal and state wildlife regulations, including CEQA/NEPA and Endangered Species Acts
  • Solid ability to both write and edit technical documents with accuracy and clarity
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills including an ease with client communication.

Additional qualifications:

  • Valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights, weekends) as needed
  • Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, walking over varied terrain, bending, lifting, and carrying upwards of 50 pounds, and otherwise maintain good physical condition
  • Familiarity with best practices for field safety and low impact principles

How to Apply: 
Interested candidates should apply here