Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Wildlife Field Biologist

Institution
H. T. Harvey & Associates
Location
Los Gatos, CA
Closing Date
not provided

H. T. Harvey & Associates has an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a wildlife field biologist. 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.

H. T. Harvey & Associates is an ecological consulting firm based in Los Gatos, California, with six offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise are restoration ecology, landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, fish and aquatic ecology, and ecological research. 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.

Qualifications

  • Solid field experience;
  • A demonstrable background in ecology or wildlife management and broad knowledge of the biology of California’s fauna;
  • Strong bird identification skills and experience conducting nesting bird surveys, and/or experience with the California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, fisheries, and/or burrowing owl.

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.

To Apply

Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, and transcripts via https://bit.ly/2O3SZAL.

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

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