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Botanist/Restoration Ecologist with experience in Southern California

Job Type: full-time permanent position

Location: California

Posting Date: 20 May 14

Closing Date: 19 Aug 14

Garcia and Associates (GANDA), a natural and cultural resources consulting firm, seeks to employ a mid-level botanist/restoration ecologist with experience in Southern California habitats. The selected candidate will work out of the Oceanside office but will be responsible for project work throughout the Southern California region desert and mountain regions. Travel for jobs managed out of other offices may occur occasionally. Applicants should expect extensive field work and project-related travel. The minimum education and experience requirements for the position are a B.S. degree in botany, restoration ecology, or related field and 5+ years of experience in the field. Experience with California flora is required. Arborist certification, familiarity with standard restoration and revegetation techniques and restoration implementation experience, and experience with wetland delineations is very desirable. Highly qualified applicants will possess solid writing, communication and computer skills. Duties may include oversight of habitat restoration construction, long-term monitoring of restoration sites, mitigation feasibility studies, and monitoring project areas during construction, managing and performing field studies and protocol-level plant surveys, habitat assessments and associated mapping. The flexibility to work on a variety of diverse tasks and a willingness to learn and adapt to a wide range of natural resource issues is a basic requirement for this position.

Garcia and Associates offers benefits package for full-time permanent employees including: 401(k), health insurance, cafeteria plan, and profit sharing. Salary for the person hired to fill this position is dependent on qualifications and experience. See our website at www.garciaandassociates.com for more information on the firm.

 

Contact Information:

Please submit a cover letter referencing the position of interest, resume, and minimum of three references to:

Susan Dewar
Garcia and Associates
sdewar@garciaandassociates.com

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