Senior Plant Ecologist/Botanist

Los Gatos and Fresno, CA

Organization: H. T. Harvey and Associates

Location: Los Gatos, CA; Fresno, CA

Type of opportunity: Full-time, permanent


Duties: These positions will conduct and direct staff efforts on field studies including but not limited to habitat mapping, rare plant surveys, wetland assessments and delineations, and prepare and process environmental impact analyses, resource agency permits, and mitigation feasibility studies.

Desired qualifications: Prior ecological consulting experience with CEQA and resource agency permitting, education and experience in plant taxonomy, a solid background in plant ecology, experience with design and implementation of quantitative field surveys, experience with habitat/association mapping, environmental impact analysis, preparation of Caltrans Natural Environment Studies, and mitigation feasibility studies. Demonstrable technical writing ability and good communication and organizational skills are essential.

Ideal candidates will possess a M.S. or Ph.D. preferred plus 3-5 years relevant professional experience. We work on projects located throughout California and elsewhere, so a willingness to travel is necessary. Strong, demonstrable plant taxonomic skills, general GIS/ArcView experience, and training and experience in USACE-style wetland delineations are a real plus.

Start and end dates: Unspecified.

Salary/pay: We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive, progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K with generous employee match.

Link to more information: Job Listing

How to apply: Application is available on the Job Listing

Application deadline: Unspecified.