From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Amanda McCarthy
Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:30 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Wildlife Ecologist Job Posting
WRA, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm based in San Rafael,
California. For over 30 years, WRA has provided outstanding ecological and
design expertise to develop successful solutions for our clients. We
employ experts in the fields of plant, wildlife, and wetland ecology, GIS,
CEQA/NEPA and landscape architecture.
We are looking for an energetic, career-minded wildlife biologist/ecologist
to join us on a full-time basis. We are particularly looking for someone
experienced conducting surveys for one or more of the following: California
tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, San Francisco garter snake,
desert tortoise, Mohave ground squirrel, southwestern willow flycatcher,
California clapper rail, Alameda whipsnake, and vernal pool crustaceans.
Applicants with federal recovery permits for one or more of these, and any
other listed species in California, will be preferred. The work that this
position entails is varied and may include environmental compliance (CEQA,
permitting), mitigation and conservation banking/planning, special-status
species surveys, and restoration planning. Experience in these areas is
preferred, but not required.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in biology with an
emphasis in wildlife. Desired qualifications include: 4 to 8 years
experience supervising others, education and experience in California
wildlife taxonomy and surveys, environmental impact analysis, permit
preparation, regulatory compliance, construction monitoring, and mitigation
analysis. Demonstrable technical writing ability and excellent
communication skills are essential.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive,
progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical,
dental, and 401K with generous match. More information about WRA and our
areas of expertise can be found at http://www.wra-ca.com.
Interested candidates should respond by e-mailing your cover letter, resume,
transcripts, and three references to [log in to unmask] and reference "Wildlife
Biologist/ Ecologist." Please also reference where you heard about the
position. WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are
strongly encouraged to apply. Close date for submission of application
materials is September 23, 2011.