Job Postings

Job Postings


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(Date indicates when each announcement was posted to the web site.)


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21 May, 2018:  Wildlife Field Ecologist, H.T. Harvey & Associates

 We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a full-time wildlife ecologist. This person will conduct field studies, including nesting bird surveys, special-status species surveys, and construction monitoring, and will assist in the preparation of a variety of reports/technical studies, including wildlife survey reports, biological resources reports for compliance with CEQA/NEPA, biological assessments, and wildlife management plans. We encourage ornithologists, herpetologists, and general wildlife ecologists with backgrounds in ecology or wildlife management and a broad knowledge of the biology of California’s fauna to apply for this position. Applicants should have a strong academic background, solid field experience, broad ecological knowledge, and experience in ecological consulting in California. Demonstrable technical writing ability and good communication skills are essential.

This position will sometimes require navigating varying and rugged terrain safely and working 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
  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience preparing CEQA/NEPA assessments, biological assessments, and/or wildlife inventories

Experience with California tiger salamander and California red-legged frog preferred, experience with the 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 the San Francisco Bay Area, employs nearly 80 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in six offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise include restoration ecology and landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, and fish 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.

Our employment package includes a competitive salary, medical, dental, and life insurance, as well as a 401K plan with a generous matching program.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references through this link

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=42db2748b13a41daa951fccb2d6c4ab1&jobId=36877&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001; via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; or by fax to 408.458.3210.


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14 May, 2018:  Biologist, Transcon Environmental

 Description: Transcon Environmental is seeking several on-call and full-time wildlife biologists with experience conducting surveys for a variety of federal- and state-sensitive plant and wildlife species including, but not limited to: bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida), the Mojave Desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens), western burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia hypugea), Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) dwarf bear-poppy (Arctomecon humilis), Holmgren milkvetch (Astragalus holmgreniorum), Shivwits milkvetch (Astragalus ampullarioides), Siler pincushion cactus (Pediocactus sileri ).  Preference will be given to those with current USFWS survey and/or handling permits.  Applicant should also have thorough knowledge of current techniques and protocols for conducting nest searches for various species of nesting raptor and migratory bird species and be able to identify species in the field by both sight and sound.   Qualified applicant would be able to assist in environmental compliance, surveys, and construction monitoring activities. Positions will be filled as projects demand. These positions are primarily field-based, requiring biological surveys of project sites and on-site monitoring of construction sites.  However, the opportunity to assist with report preparation may be given to an applicant with prior experience preparing technical documents who can provide writing samples.  Applicant should be available to travel away from home for extended periods of time.  Applicant should be able to work long days in variety of adverse weather conditions (extreme heat, cold, rain, snow, wind, etc.). For on-call positions, hours will vary from 0 – 60 hours per week based on project needs. Workers will be reimbursed for expenses such as food and lodging when traveling. Applicant must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work. Offers of employment will be contingent on passing a pre-employment and annual drug and alcohol test. This will be a non-exempt (hourly) position that will pay overtime in accordance with state wage and hour laws.

 Location: Primarily Southern Utah, but may include Arizona, Southern California, and Nevada

 Salary: TBD

 Qualifications: Applicant should have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in an environmental resource field. Previous Mexican spotted owl and desert tortoise experience is desirable. Prior attendance to USFWS workshops and trainings, such as the Mexican spotted owl, Utah Prairie Dog, Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, and Desert Tortoises and Field Techniques Workshop and previous construction monitoring are a plus.

 Start Date: Mid to Late May 2018

 Contact Person: Human Resources

 Application E-mail: humanresources@transcon.com


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14 May, 2018: Regulatory Permitting Biologist, Monk & Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek, California

Monk & Associates (M&A) has an opening for a Regulatory Permitting Biologist. We are looking for someone with demonstrated regulatory experience with one or more of the following agencies: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and/or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. We are seeking a candidate with a minimum 6 years of experience working as an environmental consultant, with California regulatory permitting experience, and preferably experience working with California endangered wildlife and plant species.

Responsibilities could include:
Managing projects;
Assisting with field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
Interacting with resource agency personnel and our clients;
Preparing permit application packages for submittal to the resource agencies. M&A has great support staff that will assist you with your preparation of these packages;
Preparing biological constraints analyses and biological resource sections of EIRs. Again, M&A has exceptional support staff that will assist you with preparing these documents, but you must show leadership and have technical expertise to both write and otherwise pull together such documents.
Managing staff level biologists and support staff.

Key Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, wildlife management, botany, or closely related field. A minimum 6 years of consulting work experience in California. The following qualifications are also necessary:

Must have working knowledge of Northern California flora and/or fauna, and vegetation communities. (Strong field skills a plus).
Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the federal and state Endangered Species Acts, and/or the Clean Water Act.
Demonstrated experience writing biological reports for projects in California.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience, but generous by industry standards.
Benefits include 401K plan, health and dental plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick leave.

Please email your resume to the office manager, Chris Milliken at monkadmin@monkassociates.com.


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14 May, 2018:  Biological Construction Monitor, Monk & Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek, California

Monk & Associates, Inc. (M&A), is hiring a Biological Construction Monitor, with 5 years’ experience working with Northern California endangered wildlife and plant species. We are interested in hiring a Biological Construction Monitor, with monitoring experience that has been approved as a monitor by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Familiarity with California tiger salamander and California red-legged frog a must. CDFW scientific collecting permit a plus.

Our ideal candidate must have a strong educational background in botany, wetlands, and/or wildlife biology; solid field experience, and a good understanding of environmental regulations, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.

Responsibilities would include:
Daily Construction Monitoring
Conducting field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
Preparing survey reports and compliance reports;

Key Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, ecology, wildlife management, botany, or related field. All candidates should have strong field skills.
A solid background and field experience in identifying California fauna and/or flora (depending on technical expertise) and vegetation communities.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work as a team with other biologists and independently when necessary.
Be comfortable working both in the field and in the office.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience, but generous per the industry standard.
Benefits include 401K plan, health and dental plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick leave.
This position could eventually lead to a full-time position conducting all services provided by M&A.

Please email your resume to the office manager, Chris Milliken at monkadmin@monkassociates.com.


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7 May, 2018:  Wildlife Biologist / Project Manager, Wildscape Restoration

Wildscape Restoration (Wildscape) is a small environmental consulting firm located in Ventura, CA.  Wildscape focuses primarily on mitigation activities associated with development projects as well as habitat restoration.  A portion of the work that Wildscape conducts is in an office environment and a portion of the work is actual field work which is overseen by a working Foreman.  Field work consists of non-native plant removal, native plant installation, irrigation installation in challenging and remote locations and maintenance of the site after plant installation.

The Biologist position requires a minimum of three to five years of experience providing biological consulting services, GIS, and project management. Biological consulting responsibilities include: conducting biological field surveys, nesting bird surveys, construction monitoring, habitat assessments, wetland delineations, revegetation monitoring and data collection; vegetation mapping/surveying; preparation of biological resource assessment documents; preparation of biological constraint/impact reports; development of mitigation measures; regulatory permit preparation and coordination, and preparation of CEQA/NEPA documents. The ratio of office to field work varies and will often be more concentrated on technical writing and analysis.  Task and project management duties will depend on qualifications.

Required skills include extensive knowledge of Southern California flora and fauna with a focus on special status species. Desired skills include advanced analytical, writing and communication skills, and a degree in the environmental/biological sciences. This position requires regular and frequent communication, feedback, and coordination as support to other Project Managers and staff.

In addition, the position requires a minimum of two years of experience using GIS software in the workplace. GIS tasks associated with projects and proposals will include management of the data, preparation of web services and web maps in ArcGIS Online for use in Collector for ArcGIS, import and export of data from a variety of formats (kml, kmz, xls, and CAD files), operation and troubleshooting of field equipment such as GPS and tablet, sourcing and quality checking data from external sources (USGS, NOAA, USDA Soils, etc.), and creation of exhibit maps and other standard map products for clients and internal use.

Required skills include extensive knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS software, with experience in ArcGIS Online required. Desired skills include data editing, spatial analysis, work with Collector for ArcGIS, and creating of map products, both static and web based, for internal and external dissemination.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of B.Sc. (M.Sc. preferred) in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Sciences or related.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with Southern California flora/fauna/habitats and bird identification by sight and sound.
  • Ability to conduct field work in strenuous conditions, including hot, cold or wet weather and/or steep terrain.
  • Experience with regulatory permitting and compliance, CEQA/NEPA process, and habitat restoration.
  • Excellent proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS Software (ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Desktop, Collector for ArcGIS) – create exhibit maps, export maps to pdf, produce map services online, edit map data, import and export data to/from ArcGIS, manage data, familiarity with using ArcGIS Online hosted data in desktop a plus.
  • Professional etiquette and positive attitude.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks through to completion.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Strong focus on efficiency and development of new procedures to increase efficiency.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Extremely detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment or independently as assigned.
  • Excellent analytical skills.

We offer flexible hours and pleasant working conditions. No telecommuting. Must work in office on consistent schedule. Medical benefits, holiday pay, sick time, and paid time off provided for full-time position. Compensation commensurate with experience.


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7 May, 2018:  Ecological Services Coordinator, East Bay Regional Park District

Link to Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ebparks


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7 May, 2018:  Field Biologist, H.T. Harvey and Associates, Sacramento, CA

We have an immediate opening in our Sacramento office for a full-time field biologist with a strong background in one or more of the following disciplines: botany, plant ecology, wetland ecology, natural resources management, restoration ecology, wildlife biology, or similar technical background. The field biologist will assist senior-level biologists in our office and throughout our firm with a variety of field surveys for special-status species, preparation of background studies and technical reports, preparation of permit application packages, habitat impact assessments, preparation of natural resources management and conservation plans, and habitat monitoring studies. The position involves work throughout Central and Northern California, and may require occasional overnight travel.

Required qualifications:  

  • 2-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience in some or most of the following areas: rare plant surveys, wetland delineations, vegetation mapping, plant population and community monitoring, natural resource management and planning, construction monitoring, and weed management.
  • Academic background in any discipline described above
  • Demonstrable technical writing ability
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Willingness to travel throughout California and beyond

Candidates with an M.S. or a Ph.D. are preferred, but those with a B.S. and direct relevant experience will be considered.

Additional qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license with no major traffic violations or multiple minor violations
  • Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights, weekends)
  • 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

 Prior experience in the following areas a plus: 

  • possession of current federal and California special-status species survey permits (e.g., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [USFWS] Section 10(a)(1)(A) recovery permit);
  • prior training in field wetland delineation to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) standards;
  • prior experience preparing permit application packages for the USFWS, USACE, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Regional Water Quality Control Boards, and similar federal and California regulatory agencies;
  • knowledge of relevant California and federal regulations (e.g., Section 404 of the federal Clean Water Act, federal and California Endangered Species Acts, etc.); and,
  • good working knowledge of GIS software, field data collection and data management, and GPS usage.

About H. T. Harvey & Associates:

H.T. Harvey & Associates, an established ecological consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, employs nearly 80 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in six offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise are restoration ecology, landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, and fish 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.

Our employment package includes a competitive salary, medical, dental, and life insurance, as well as a 401K with generous employer match.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references (please combine materials into one file) through this link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=42db2748-b13a-41da-a951-fccb2d6c4ab1&jobId=36524&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001


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28 April, 2018:  Environmental Monitoring Manager,  Environmental Science Associates

About the Company:

Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is an environmental science, planning, and design consulting firm committed to the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and the promotion of outstanding decision making and sustainability. As a 100-percent employee-owned company with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida, continuing to meet the needs of our clients as well as the strategic aspirations of our employee-owners requires that we look to add the very best professional talent throughout our practices and offices. Specializing in project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural and cultural resources management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance, ESA’s scientists, historians, planners, designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking and in-depth analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and the creation of enduring multi-objective solutions. Joining ESA means becoming part of a family of environmental professionals for whom every day involves growing your career, learning, creativity, fun, and the satisfaction knowing that you’ve contributed to outstanding iconic projects, improved environmental stewardship, and a more sustainable future for our communities and wild places.

About the Position:

ESA is currently seeking a Mid-Level Environmental Monitoring Manager to join our Biological Resources and Land Management group in Northern California. We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic biologist, cultural resource specialist, geologist and/or water resource manager that can manage mid- to large-scale environmental compliance monitoring efforts during construction. The right candidate would have direct, on-the-ground experience in environmental compliance monitoring for land development and large-scale infrastructure projects and programs. Preferred candidates should have excellent communication skills and experience working with client/owners, construction crews, and regulators. They should also have a strong working knowledge of relevant environmental regulations, and experience with environmental monitoring tracking systems and databases, field safety procedures, and scheduling tools.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree with 5 to 10 years relevant work experience required or a masters and 4 to 8 years.  Experience with a private consulting firm is preferred; however, a combination of public and private sector experience is acceptable.  Demonstrated and broad-based experience in the Northern California region and associated species and habitats is also desired. The candidate must have leadership capabilities, supervisory skills, and strong writing and communication skills. The positon is located in Oroville, CA.

 Benefits:

ESA is owned entirely by our employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence, outstanding client service, professional development, and life-long learning.  ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying to become an employee-owner at ESA, please visit the ESA Careers page at www.esassoc.com or follow the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ESA&cws=1&rid=368

 ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.  (EOE M/V/F/D)


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17 April, 2018: Senior Biologist, Environmental Science Associates

About the Company:

Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is a 500-person environmental consulting firm with a national reputation as an industry leader with offices located in California, Washington, Oregon and Florida. We currently have strategic growth trajectory expected within the next 5 years that will increase our staffing numbers and office locations. ESA specializes in all aspects of project planning, environmental analysis and assessment, natural resource management, environmental restoration and design, and regulatory compliance. For more than 45 years, our scientists and technical specialists have provided critical thinking and measured analysis to guide successful policy development, project planning, and enduring solutions. Our skilled managers, scientists, planners and engineers provide the kind of critical thinking, objectivity, dedication and responsiveness that is essential to a sustainable future and good environmental stewardship. ESA was founded on the principles of sound science, technical excellence, integrity, and credibility.

About the Position:

 The ESA Southern California Region is seeking one or more Senior Biologists to work in the LA office. These positions require a bachelors’ degree (graduate degree preferred) and a minimum of 8 years working in biological resources. The preferred candidates will have a strong background and experience in biological resource surveys, permitting and endangered species documentation, leading biological report or CEQA/NEPA biological section preparation, business development, client management, and project/on-call contract management. Additional biological expertise including having USFWS 10a permits, and/or experience conducting USFWS protocol surveys, nesting bird survey surveys, vegetation classification mapping surveys, or rare plant surveys is a plus but not required. You’ll work on exciting and challenging projects including water and wastewater, commercial and residential development, energy, transportation, land management planning, monitoring, and restoration.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess effective problem-solving skills, exceptional writing and editing capabilities, and relationships with clients and agency personnel in the greater Los Angeles area. Experience effectively managing schedules and task/project budgets desired, as well as strong knowledge of and experience with CEQA and NEPA compliance. This role requires the initiative, confidence and tenacity to uphold ESA’s strong work-ethic and to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary, team environment. Qualified candidates should have a BA/BS in a related discipline and a minimum of 8 years’ experience; or Masters and a minimum of 6 years’ experience.

Benefits:

ESA is owned entirely by its employees, creating a unique ownership culture rooted in a commitment to do work that matters, technical excellence and professional development.  ESA’s comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. Our benefits include: 401(k) Salary Deferral Plan with company match program, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, medical and dental insurance vision care, paid vacation, sick leave, 9 paid holidays, group term life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, commuter/transit incentives, healthcare and daycare Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement assistance, performance bonus plan, and employee referral bonus program.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the ESA Careers page at www.esassoc.com or follow the link below:

http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ESA&cws=1&rid=364

ESA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.  (EOE M/V/F/D)


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17 April, 2018:  Northern Spotted Owl Survey Technician

Biologist needed for approximately 3 months of northern spotted owl surveys in California. Applicant must have a Bachelors Degree in a Wildlife related field. Preference given to applicants with 2 years of spotted owl experience. Work will require working almost exclusively at night, working independently in remote areas and camping in the field.

Applicants must be proficient in map reading, orienteering and GPS. Applicant will have current driver’s license and clean driving record.  They will ideally have their own 4WD vehicle and be able to drive and navigate forest roads both during day and night. Good physical skills, vision and hearing are necessary and applicant will need to pass a hearing exam.

If interested, send an email with your resume as well as the names and contact info for references to info@tannerenvironmental.com

Pay: $20-30/hr based on experience, etc…


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28 March, 2018:  On-Call Biologist, Transcon Environmental

Transcon Environmental is seeking qualified biologists to primarily perform nesting bird surveys that currently reside in the San Joaquin Valley or in the following California counties: Calaveras, Monterey, Mariposa, San Benito, Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz. Other duties may include special status plant and wildlife surveys, vernal pool surveys, riparian and other habitat assessments and construction monitoring. Employees will be provided survey and/or monitoring instructions including information on the location of the site and the type of activity to be performed as well as a list of which species could potentially occur onsite. The successful candidate will be expected to visit the site, perform requisite surveys and/or biological monitoring to ensure compliance with project permits, requirements, avoidance and minimization measures, etc. Detailed data forms will need to be populated, photos captured, and reported to the project manager.

This is primarily a field-based position. The successful candidate will work independently from their home and will not report to an office. Candidates should possess a B.S. degree (M.S. preferred) in biology, botany, ecology, natural resources, ornithology, and/or a closely related discipline. Strong knowledge of California avifauna and a minimum of 6 months previous experience conducting nesting bird surveys is required. Additional experience monitoring and surveying for California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, vernal pool crustaceans, and/or spotted owl would be beneficial and could lead to additional project work.

Given the seasonal and client driven nature of our consulting work, Transcon often hires Biologists as “On-Call” employees. The nature and amount of work will vary monthly depending on demand. On-Call employees are assigned work hours as they become available and have the flexibility to accept or refuse the hours assigned to them. On-Call employees are also able to work concurrently for other companies (as long as their outside work does not create a conflict of interest with clients that Transcon consults for).  Work will primarily be in the field, but qualified candidates may be tasked with report writing and other desktop work as needed. Access to a personal computer and the internet is required.

The position is a non-exempt (hourly) position without eligibility for benefits such as healthcare insurance, paid time off, etc. However, on-call employees are strongly encouraged to apply for internal job openings of full-time employment (with eligibility for benefits). Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work. Employees will be reimbursed for mileage and travel time. Wage is negotiable based on relevant experience and work location but will likely range between $20-$30 per hour. Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing drug and alcohol testing.

Please send detailed resumes (including current residence) via e-mail to the attention of the Human Resource Manager at humanresources@transcon.com.


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28 March, 2018:  Natural Resources Project Manager, SWCA Environmental Consultants, Pasadena, CA

SWCA’s Pasadena office is actively seeking one or more Natural Resources Project Managers to join our growing multi-disciplinary team in Pasadena, California. In this position, you will manage projects, take a lead role in pursuing project opportunities, conduct biological surveys, manage field teams, and mentor staff. Your work will expand SWCA’s professional reputation in natural resources management and research throughout California and beyond, and you will be provided with opportunities for professional development. You will collaborate with peers, maintain SWCA’s standards of excellence, and support the continuing development of SWCA’s Natural Resource Program.

  • Manage natural resources and multi-disciplinary projects, develop and manage project budgets and schedules, and provide timely, high-quality work that achieves client goals.
  • Oversee preparation of biological documents and deliverables
  • Provide report QA/QC.
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients and public agencies.
  • Lead and participate in marketing and proposal efforts.
  • Work directly with clients and regulatory agencies to ensure regulatory compliance and facilitate project approvals.
  • Support the professional development of staff biologists through direct supervision and the management of project teams.
  • Conduct fieldwork and manage field teams as needed.
  • Support your peers in meeting client needs, staffing projects, and take initiative in team development and cohesion.
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, botany, wildlife management, or a closely related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of natural resources consulting experience on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies, or equivalent.
  • One (1) or more years of experience managing projects, including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, and scopes of work.
  • Familiarity with Southern California flora and fauna.
  • Working knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, and natural resources permitting.
  • Demonstrated primary report authorship for a variety of project types, preferably in an environmental consulting context.
  • Advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., restoration ecology, botany, conducting protocol surveys for special-status species, etc.).

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/dfyc62sxb8hkqcfq

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1 March, 2018: Biological Technician, SWCA, Pasadena, CA

SWCA’s Pasadena office is expanding our team and seeking one or more on-call hourly Biological Technicians to support a variety of environmental projects involving a range of field duties. Work hours may vary seasonally, and depending on project needs and your skills. On-call staff are requested for work as it becomes available and are free to accept or refuse the work based on their schedule. We are especially seeking biologists in more rural locations, such as areas around Bakersfield, Sequoia, Ridgecrest, Bishop and Blythe.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management preferred
  • Must have experience with flora and fauna identification, accurate data collection and entry procedures, and data entry QA/QC
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Southern California natural resources, wetlands, desert tortoise, nesting birds, and/or plants.
  • Technical writing experience

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE – women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/3j49chbg6ddkygc7


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28 February, 2018: On-Call and Seasonal Wildlife Field Biologist/Nest Surveyor, H.T. Harvey & Associates

We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for an on-call/seasonal Wildlife Field Biologist with experience locating bird nests. The selected candidate will be primarily responsible for conducting surveys for nesting birds for projects in the South San Francisco Bay Area. Experience conducting surveys for burrowing owls is also desirable. This position will sometimes require a person to navigate varying and occasionally rugged terrain safely and potentially alone in a variety of weather conditions. It may require weekend work.

Required Qualifications

  • Solid field experience
  • Strong bird identification skills and nest-searching skills, with emphasis on experience locating nests of landbirds (preferably including burrowing owls)
  • Minimum availability 2–3 days/week through August

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 80 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in six offices in California and 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.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references through this link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=htharvey&jobId=22401&lang=en_US&source=CC2 using ONE .doc or .pdf file (system allows for only ONE attachment, so resume, cover letter, transcripts, and references must be incorporated into ONE file); via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; or by email personnel@harveyecology.com


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28 February, 2018: Senior/Mid-Level Environmental Planner, Red Bluff, Tehama County, California

Full-time with Benefits

Tehama Environmental Solutions, Inc., established in 2003, is a small growing Environmental Consulting firm providing services to both public and private clients.  Our primary areas of expertise include biological and botanical assessment, regulatory permitting, wetland delineation and habitat restoration and mitigation planning, implementation, maintenance and monitoring.

Tehama Environmental Solutions, Inc. is seeking an Environmental Planner to work with our team on a myriad of projects.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing CEQA/NEPA documents and environmental regulatory permit applications
  • Managing projects and project personnel
  • Interacting with clients
  • Environmental compliance construction monitoring
  • Overseeing habitat restoration and maintenance projects

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or higher in urban, regional or environmental land use planning, environmental sciences, environmental policy, environmental studies or a related field.
  • Five-plus years of relevant professional experience and/or three-plus years of experience in the environmental consulting industry in California.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Physically able to perform occasional field work under a variety of conditions, including the ability to work in typical northern Central Valley temperatures and inclement weather, and hike and/or drive to remote locations over uneven terrain when needed.  Physically able to occasionally hike sometimes steep terrain, carrying necessary field equipment, to get to project locations.
  • Strong computer skills with programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience and knowledge of NEPA, CEQA, and Federal and California environmental regulatory processes.
  • Team player – ability to work well with others as well as independently.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects with critical timelines.
  • Experience managing Staff-level and Technician-level personnel preferred.
  • Self-motivated, strong initiative.

Benefits:  Employer-paid health benefits, life insurance, vacation, holidays, and sick leave, 401(k) Plan with employer match, options for vision and dental insurance.

Salary:  Competitive, commensurate with experience

Please send your resume and three references to:

info@tehamaenvironmental.com

If you have questions, please direct them to Ms. Robin Souza at 530-528-8272, Extension 21, or robin@tehamaenvironmental.com.


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28 February, 2018: Senior/Mid-Level Biologist, Red Bluff, Tehama County, CA

Full-time with Benefits

Tehama Environmental Solutions, Inc., established in 2003, is a small growing Environmental Consulting firm providing services to both public and private clients.  Our primary areas of expertise include biological and botanical assessment, regulatory permitting, wetland delineation and habitat restoration and mitigation planning, implementation, maintenance and monitoring.

Tehama Environmental Solutions, Inc. is seeking a Biologist to work with our team on a myriad of projects.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting field surveys and assessments for special-status plants and/or animals, and preparing reports
  • Environmental compliance construction monitoring
  • Overseeing habitat restoration projects
  • Preparing environmental regulatory permit applications and CEQA/NEPA documents
  • Managing projects and project personnel
  • Interacting with clients

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Natural Resources or a related field.
  • Five-plus years of relevant professional experience and/or three-plus years of experience in the environmental consulting industry in California.
  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Physically able to perform occasional field work under a variety of conditions, including the ability to work in typical northern Central Valley temperatures and inclement weather, and hike and/or drive to remote locations over uneven terrain when needed.  Physically able to occasionally hike sometimes steep terrain, carrying necessary field equipment, to get to project locations.
  • Strong computer skills with programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience and knowledge of NEPA, CEQA, and Federal and California environmental regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge and experience working with northern California rare flora and fauna and vegetation communities.
  • Knowledge and experience with wetland and endangered species regulatory processes.
  • Experience writing biological reports, impact analyses, and mitigation plans.
  • Team player – ability to work well with others as well as independently.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects with critical timelines.
  • Experience managing Staff-level and Technician-level personnel preferred.
  • Self-motivated, strong initiative.

Benefits:  Employer-paid health benefits, vacation, holidays, and sick leave, 401(k) Plan with employer match, options for vision and dental insurance.

Salary:  Competitive, commensurate with experience

Please send your resume and three references to:

info@tehamaenvironmental.com

If you have questions, please direct them to Ms. Robin Souza at 530-528-8272, Extension 21, or robin@tehamaenvironmental.com.


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