• Conducts early morning observations for wildlife that may be present in daily construction zones.

  • Monitors daily construction areas for wildlife, especially avian species such as burrowing owls, mammals such as San Joaquin kit fox, pronghorn antelope, tule elk, as well as common wildlife species.

  • Relocates wildlife, including snakes, as needed.

  • Documents daily observations in database for GIS and statistical analysis.

  • Studies biological resources and environmental conditions affecting wildlife.

  • Researches environmental effects of solar farm.

  • Conducts avian resource surveys.

  • Communicates observations to associates, client representatives, contractors, County, and other trustee agencies as appropriate.

  • Identifies, classifies, and studies distribution, abundance, behavior, physiology, and distribution, as applicable, of plant and animal species.

  • Researches environmental effects of proposed project and identifies methods of improving or maintaining environmental conditions.

  • Work with designated project biologists and outside experts to produce publishable research papers based on field data collected.



Job Summary

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related sciences

  • Experience: 1 to 2 years related experience in biology or endangered species management

  • Licensed or certified to handle or survey for applicable endangered species a plus.

  • Field experience working with well-known researchers or scientists a plus.

  • Professional level of report writing experience.

  • Work with a team of professional biologists, environmental scientists, technicians, and species experts.









Job Requirements


Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Must be able to walk 5 to 7 miles per day on relatively flat ground with day pack, water, and supplies in variable weather conditions.

  • May be required to work occasional weekends

  • Able to work long days (10 to 12 hours)












Email cover letter of interest, resume, three references, and copy of transcripts (unofficial are OK) to, or mail them to: 


Althouse and Meade, Inc.

1602 Spring Street

Paso Robles, CA93446​


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