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HERPETOLOGIST

  • Monitors daily construction areas for wildlife, especially California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, and other species.

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

  • Relocates wildlife, including snakes, as needed.

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

  • Studies biological resources and environmental conditions affecting wildlife.

  • 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:  Biology major or Bachelor’s degree in Biology

  • Preferred Requirements:  Licensed or certified to handle or survey for CA Red Legged Frog, CA Tiger Salamander.

  • Experience: 3 to 5 years related experience in biology or endangered species management

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

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

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

Job Requirements

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

  • Work long days in the field (10-12 hours)

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

 

Application

 

Email cover letter of interest, resume, three references, and copy of transcripts (unofficial are OK) to hr@alt-me.com, or mail them to: 

 

Althouse and Meade, Inc.

1602 Spring Street

Paso Robles, CA93446

 

 

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