Provides technical assistance regarding the study of physical characteristics of animals, animal behaviors, and the impacts humans have on wildlife and natural habitats. Works under the direction of Environmental Analysts, Scientists, or Technical Specialists. Completes work to set timescales. Reports progress, issues, and other pertinent project information to supervisors. Position may include up to 100 percent travel time.
- Wildlife surveying
- Habitat typing
- Documentation preparation for permits or licenses
- Map development/GIS
- Maintenance of field equipment
- Conduct environmental inspections, wildlife and vegetation baseline studies, nesting bird surveys, and biological evaluations and assessments.
- Collect field data, record and identify fauna and flora. Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms.
- Photograph and take detailed notes of habitats, species, and landforms.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs and 4WD vehicles)
- Map creation (Google Earth and ESRI ArcGIS)
- Mobile mapping (tablet computer, external GPS, mobile mapping software)
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Experience with Gmail and Google Calendar
Education and Experience
Requires a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology related field and six months of relevant professional experience.
- Waiting period may apply
- Only full-time employees eligible
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $28.00 - $35.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Professional development assistance
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Work Location: One location