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Seasonal Biologist
McCormick Biological, Inc.
Under the direct supervision of experienced staff, seasonal employees will work on teams to conduct transect surveys following agency-approved methods for the detection of state- and federal-listed species including, but not limited to, blunt-nosed leopard lizard (Gambelia sila). In-house and field training will be provided. Duties may also include general maintenance/preparation of field equipment and other administrative tasks as assigned.
Associate Biologist
McCormick Biological
Associate biologists will work alongside other senior and staff biologists to manage projects, schedule, communicate with clients and coordinate teams to conduct surveys for the detection of state- and federal-listed species. In addition, associate biologists prepare written evaluations of
biological resources, identify plants and wildlife observed during surveys, evaluate potential for species occurrence, and monitor construction in compliance with biological/environmental
avoidance, minimization, and mitigation measures.
Senior Biologist
McCormick Biological, Inc.
Senior Biologists are responsible for estimate/proposal preparation, biological survey design, directing/leading staff on survey and report tasks, coordinating work schedules, and communication with Principal Biologist, agency personnel, and client representatives to complete project objectives. Senior Biologists participate with the Principal Biologist and Director of Operations in planning monthly staff meetings, staff training, and business strategy development. As a Senior Biologist at MBI, it is expected that you independently complete biological consulting tasks with limited coordination with the Principal Biologist.
Wildlife Ecologist (full time)
H. T. Harvey & Associates
We are looking for a motivated wildlife ecologist for a full time position in our Central Valley office in Fresno, California. Our employment package includes a competitive salary and personal incentive bonus as well as medical, dental, life insurance, and a 401(k) with a generous employer match. Our professionals strive to be the best in their fields and we provide training, support, and work opportunities to grow their expertise.

What you’ll do
Our scientists spend time both in the field and in the office with the firm’s team of highly trained professionals. Field work includes conducting surveys in support of impact assessments, land management and conservation planning, the relocation of species, and monitoring special-status wildlife species. In the office H. T. Harvey & Associates wildlife ecologists contribute to and write biological resource reports, natural resource management plans, and assist with work related to permit applications.

About H. T. Harvey & Associates
H. T. Harvey & Associates is an ecological consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with five offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise are landscape architecture, restoration ecology, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, fish and aquatic ecology, and ecological research. We hire people who strive to be the best in their fields and provide training, support, and work opportunities to grow their expertise.
Wildlife Field Biologist (seasonal, full time, or part time)
H. T. Harvey & Associates
H. T. Harvey & Associates, an ecological consulting firm based in Northern California, is looking for a seasonal field biologist for a part-time or full-time position conducting nesting bird surveys. Our wildlife ecology team is a local industry leader known for our ecological expertise and high standard of excellence. As a field biologist, you will conduct nesting bird surveys to support compliance with project-specific requirements to protect active nests of migratory birds. This work includes conducting surveys, managing data and field notes, coordinating with on-site personnel to protect active nests, and monitoring active nests during work activities. In addition, you will have opportunities to participate in roosting bat surveys, woodrat surveys and relocations, surveys for special-status amphibians (e.g., California red-legged frogs and California tiger salamanders), and surveys/monitoring for other wildlife species.
Senior Wildlife Ecologist (full time)
H. T. Harvey & Associates
H. T. Harvey & Associates, an ecological consulting firm based in Northern California, is looking for a senior wildlife ecologist for a full-time project management position. Our wildlife ecology team is a local industry leader known for our ecological expertise and high standard of excellence. As a project manager, you will have the opportunity to apply your expertise as the lead biologist on projects, helping to develop solutions to environmental challenges in the greater San Francisco Bay area. The work will require local species expertise, a strong background in regulatory issues, and solid report-writing skills. Successful project managers apply critical thinking to develop a project-specific approach, and possess a high level of personal organization.
Wildlife Biologist (on-call)
H. T. Harvey & Associates
H. T. Harvey & Associates, an ecological consulting firm based in Northern California, is looking for a wildlife biologist for a project in eastern San Luis Obispo County, California. The on-call position will be from January 2022 to December 2022. This is an on-call position in support of compliance with environmental requirements during the operation of a solar energy project. You will be part of our Central Valley team and conduct field studies, including listed species (San Joaquin kit fox, giant kangaroo rat, and San Joaquin antelope) surveys, nesting bird surveys, and construction monitoring. Work will include data collection and contributing to client reports. The successful candidate will work with experienced senior ecologists as part of a collaborative project team.
Wildlife Ecologist/Mammologist (full time)
H. T. Harvey & Associates
H. T. Harvey & Associates, an ecological consulting firm based in Northern California, is looking for a wildlife ecologist with extensive mammalogy expertise for a full-time position in our San Francisco Bay Area office. Our wildlife ecology team is a local industry leader known for our ecological expertise and high standard of excellence. As an ecologist in our wildlife group, you will be responsible for conducting surveys and monitoring for special-status wildlife species (especially mammals); completing habitat assessments; working on CEQA/NEPA projects; and drafting written reports. Our mission is to create ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges.
Animal Keeper II - Wildlife Rehabilitation
California Living Museum Kern County Superintendent of Schools
Under the direct supervision of the Curator, is responsible for the daily husbandry and care of the animals in CALM’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (CWRC), monitoring animal health, keeping accurate records, maintaining the condition of animal enclosures, and interaction with the public on all aspects of wildlife rehabilitation.
Land Repurposing Project Manager
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, our teams create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. 

We are searching for a Land Repurposing Project Manager to join TNC California’s Water Program, a matrixed and multidisciplinary team focused on conserving natural ecosystems while advancing a resilient and sustainable water future for California. A primary focus of this position is to advance our Strategic Restoration strategy, which aims to restore and protect arid habitat for rare and endangered species in the San Joaquin Valley, particularly on lands that are transitioning out of agriculture as part of regional efforts to reduce groundwater overdraft.

The Land Repurposing Project Manager will help build out the Strategic Restoration work by 1) leading internal analyses to assess new project opportunities that would catalyze San Joaquin upland species recovery and, in some cases, low environmental impact solar energy development, 2) identifying and evaluating potential project sites, 3) coordinating closely with external partners to implement projects and explore emerging opportunities, 4) managing the development of restoration plans for project sites,and 5) identifying and pursuing relevant public and private funding to implement San Joaquin upland habitat restoration projects.

The location for this position is negotiable between Sacramento and the San Joaquin Valley in California.This role requires frequent, in-person presence at project sites in the San Joaquin Valley, Covid-19 safety protocols permitting. Candidates not based in the San Joaquin Valley should be prepared to travel up to 50% of the time.
Substitute Animal Keeper I
Under the direct supervision of the Curator of Animals, is responsible for providing animal care, monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal enclosures, maintaining accurate records, and interacting and providing information to zoo visitors.

Prepare and feed regulated dietary food for animals; clean animal enclosures, including animal waste, feeding trays and water containers; maintain animal enclosure doors and locks; maintain exhibit plants; keep work areas clean and free of clutter, and maintain clean and organized exhibits; observe and evaluate animal condition and behavior responses, and communicate observations verbally or in written reports; may perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance;
work with volunteers and other CALM employees to engage and communicate with zoo visitors; perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge of: The proper care, handling, and restraining of animals, and general knowledge of animal disease and its means of transmission.
Ability to: Understand and carry out written and oral instructions; read, speak, and write English; weigh and measure accurately;
lift 50 pounds on a regular basis and 125 pounds occasionally; work outside in inclement weather conditions, including dust, heat, rain, and pollen; see, hear, reach, bend, kneel, run and walk on rough terrain;
handle live animals for the purpose of feeding zoo animals;
maintain calm during emergency situations.
Experience: One year paid experience working with animals. Experience working with wild animals preferred. College coursework in psychology, biology, or zoology may be substituted for animal experience.
Education: High school graduate.
Wildlife Biologist(s)
Bancroft is currently seeking qualified biologists who live in the Central Valley for various positions.

Qualifications should include at least one year of experience in one or more of the following: construction monitoring, nesting bird surveys, waters monitoring, performing jurisdictional delineations, working with California Red-Legged Frog, California Yellow-Legged Frog, California Gnatcatcher, Least Bells Vireo, and/or Southwestern Willow Flycatcher.

A competitive benefits package is offered to employees working at least 30 hours per week and includes health, dental, and vision insurance and a fully vested 401K.

Pay $25-$50/hour. Pay is project-specific and commensurate with skills and experience.

Please submit resumes to Lindsay at, start date varies from ASAP to within the next two weeks
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