Torrey Pines Environmental is seeking field biologists with 1-3+ years of experience to assist with biological surveys and compliance monitoring for several ongoing projects in southern California. Primary duties will include conducting field surveys and construction monitoring for nesting birds and special-status species.
Location, start date, and work hours are flexible. Work locations are throughout the Central and Southern California region. The most desirable locations for current staffing needs are Kern, Tulare Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties.
Candidates must be able to identify common avian species native to Central and Southern California, have strong communication skills, and be able to work effectively as part of a group or individually. Ideal candidates should possess a diverse background and understanding of southern California wildlife and plant communities.
Extensive experience with one or more of the following sensitive species is also highly desirable: California tiger salamander, yellow-legged frog, California red-legged frog, Yosemite toad, arroyo toad, California Gnatcatcher, Least Bell’s Vireo, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Burrowing Owl, desert tortoise, blunt-nosed leopard lizard, small mammals, and rare plants. Species recovery permits and scientific collecting permits are a plus.
BS degree in Biology, Natural Resources, Environmental Science or a related discipline.
To apply for this position, send a letter of interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Southern California Field Biologist Application” as the subject.