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On-Call Biologist


  • Alluvion Biological Consulting
  • 01/16/20
  • San Jose, CA
  • 95129
  • 23-27 (DOE) / Hourly
  • Part-Time
Alluvion Biological Consulting provides solutions to environmental and natural resource management challenges. We employ a team of highly trained biologists, ecologists, and environmental scientists to offer a wide array of services.

At Alluvion, we place special emphasis on devoting personal attention to each project. Our staff does not simply observe and report; we actively engage and communicate with our clients, their construction personnel, and relevant regulatory agencies. Through this approach, we are able to ensure quality services while reducing costly redundancies and delays.
Alluvion Biological Consulting is a certified DBE/MBE operating throughout the state of California.

THE POSITION: We have immediate openings for a seasonal on-call biologist. Duties include but are not limited to: conducting field studies (i.e. nesting bird surveys, special-status species surveys, and construction monitoring), as well as preparing a variety of reports/technical studies (i.e. wildlife survey reports, biological resources reports for compliance with CEQA/NEPA, biological assessments, and wildlife management plans). Applicants should have an academic background in biology or environmental science ( Bachelors degree at minimum), field experience, a general knowledge of California ecology, and experience in ecological consulting in California. Technical writing ability and good communication skills are a must. This position will sometimes require navigating rugged terrain safely and working alone in a variety of weather conditions. It may also require occasional overnight travel and weekend work.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants should meet the following requirements:
Experience identifying plant and wildlife species in the field
A background in ecology or wildlife management and broad knowledge of the biology of Californias ecosystems
The ability to prepare or assist with preparing CEQA/NEPA documents, biological assessments, wildlife inventories, and or vegetation inventories
An aptitude for communicating verbally and in writing with clients, agencies, coworkers and management
Good critical thinking/analytical skills
Familiarity with state and federal environmental laws
Experience with GPS/GIS and mapping software
Proficient with word processing and spreadsheet software
Have a valid driving license with a clean record
Experience with bird identification, California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, foothill yellow legged frog, burrowing owl and other listed species is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email resume/CV and cover letter to mark.oates@alluvionbc.com


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