Title Field Biologist Location Riverside, CA Category Environmental Consulting Description LSA is seeking to hire an experienced Field Biologist for an hourly staff position to assist our Riverside and Palm Springs offices with projects in western Riverside County and the Coachella Valley. The ideal candidate will possess: Solid field survey experience performing biological surveys, including general biological resources, nesting birds, and preconstruction surveys Construction monitoring experience that includes interacting with a contractor or a construction management firm Strong knowledge of inland/desert Southern California flora and fauna, including at least two years working in western Riverside County and/or the Coachella Valley Position Requirements Position Requirements Perform extensive field work and associated office tasks, including report writing. Flexible schedule availability and long hours. This includes early mornings and may include weekends. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products as well as experience using hand-held GPS equipment for navigation and/or data collection. Self-motivated and strong initiative to complete assigned tasks with little to no direct supervision in a timely fashion, including prompt and dependable production of detailed field notes (daily, weekly, and monthly). The ability to walk a minimum of 10 km/day in challenging terrain and harsh and rapidly changing environmental conditions; be capable of carrying a 2530 pound backpack, and otherwise be in good physical condition. Possess a valid, state-issued drivers license and have a clean driving record. Use of a personal vehicle is required. Ability to operate a 4WD vehicle on- or off-road if required. Desired Qualifications CDFW Scientific Collecting permit. Experience conducting surveys and monitoring for desert tortoise is highly desirable. Experience conducting jurisdictional delineations. Experience with water quality sampling/monitoring (e.g., pH, turbidity) Education The successful candidate must possess a B.S. degree from an accredited college or university in biology, botany, ecology, environmental science, natural resources, or a closely related discipline. About the Organization LSA is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.
LSA's employee-owners are its most valuable resource. LSA fosters professional development and personal growth in an environment that offers opportunities for training and enrichment. LSA takes great pride in its work and looks for talented, dedicated professionals to join its team. We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people. If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to plan and manage projects, we would like to hear from you.
LSA offers competitive pay, and for all eligible employees medical, dental, vision, long term disability, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k and company match).
For more details about our employee benefits package please visit our Careers Page on our company website. EOE Statement LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Close Date Number of Openings 1 Open Date 6/17/2019 Exemption None Specified EmpID None Specified EmpID None Specified This position is currently accepting applications.
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