Established in 1999, Transcon Environmental, Inc., is a mid-sized consulting firm that offers services throughout the western United States. Our highly successful team of environmental planners, biologists and archaeologists provide environmental planning, permitting, and compliance as well as infrastructure siting, environmental construction management, and monitoring. We regularly work with state and federal agencies, utility companies, and other entities involved in environmental planning and permitting for infrastructure projects.
We are seeking a qualified biologist with knowledge of the Central Valley. This posting is for a project-specific hire, with the potential to extend employment as an on-call biologist. The successful applicant will join a small team of biologists in conducting wildlife inventories in the Central Valley with an anticipated schedule of 6 days on, one day off. The successful applicant may be invited to assist in the preparation of the report following the completion of field surveys.
The position is a non-exempt (hourly) position without eligibility for benefits such as healthcare insurance, paid time off, etc. This position was opened due to a need for a specific project, but the applicant may be asked to continue as an on-call employee and work on other projects. Also, on-call employees are strongly encouraged to apply for internal job openings of full-time employment (with eligibility for benefits). Applicants must have a clean driving record for at least 5 years prior to the start of work. Employees will be reimbursed for mileage and travel time. Wage is negotiable based on relevant experience and work location but will likely range between $20–$30 per hour. Offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate passing drug and alcohol testing.
The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Send a cover letter and a detailed resume highlighting central valley experience to Kevin Collins, Human Resource Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, February 23.
REQUIRED (applicants lacking this experience will not be considered and should not apply):
•All candidates must be available March 20, 2018–April 6, 2018
•Strong knowledge of Central Valley animals (birds, mammals, and reptiles)
•Previous experience with burrow, scat, and track identification in the Central Valley
•Experience conducting point counts and birding by ear
•Strong data management skills
•Strong writing skills
•Experience working with the following species: San Joaquin kit fox, burrowing owl, blunt-nosed leopard lizard, American badger, giant kangaroo rat, San Joaquin antelope squirrel
•Experience working in the Carrizo Plains, CA
•Ability to identify insects to family