The Environmental Services Intern (ESI) will work with the Resources Department to conduct habitat monitoring surveys, including avian, reptile, small mammal, vegetation, and flat-tailed horned lizard surveys. The ESI will gather, input, and analyze the data gathered by staff using Microsoft Access, Esri Collector/Field Maps, and ArcGIS Online. The ESI will assist with file management, providing review notifications, and updating spreadsheets to track progress of environmental permits and project review using Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat. The ESI will also participate in native plant nursery operation, conduct restoration projects, and do fieldwork to detect and remove invasive plants. The ESI must be able to safely operate various 4WD vehicles and tools associated with the above tasks. Applicant must be able to work safely in high heat, desert environments, and remote conditions. Occasional work at Picacho and Salton Sea State Recreation Areas will occur, which may require overnight stay. State housing may be available. Typical schedule is 4/10s Monday-Thursday, some Fridays may be required.
Please contact Sara Lockett at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
This position requires a valid California Class “C” Driver’s license and the completion of a Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental sciencies, or related subject. Please provide proof of eligibility with application. Final candidates are subject to a LiveScan fingerprint clearance. Please see https://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/4708.aspx for the minimum qualifications required to apply for this position.
Applications must be submitted through calcareers.ca.gov, via mail, or dropped off in person. Further information can be found on the job ad, posted at https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=250817.