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Solar Energy Bird and Bat Field Biologists

Job Type: full-time permanent position

Location: California

Posting Date: 7 May 14

Closing Date: N/A

H. T. Harvey & Associates is a premier ecological consulting firm based in California and Hawaii. For over 40 years, H. T. Harvey has created ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges.

We are seeking capable field biologists to conduct intensive fatality searches for bats and birds in newly constructed solar-energy facilities. Primary fieldwork will include surveys involving extensive hiking, species identification, data acquisition, and data entry. There are multiple openings. Positions will be based out of the greater San Luis Obispo area, Carrizo Plain and in the Mojave region. Applicants should have a strong academic background and solid field and/or research experience. A degree in wildlife ecology or field biology is preferred; equivalent work may be substituted. Demonstrable field skills are critical, especially knowledge of avian species identification. Good general communication skills and an ability to work well with diverse personnel within a tightly regulated construction environment also are important.

H. T. Harvey & Associates is a growing company with an energetic, forward-thinking approach. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and an employee-focused work environment. Our employment package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, and a 401K with a generous employer match. More information about H. T. Harvey & Associates and our areas of expertise can be obtained at

Interested candidates should respond by emailing your cover letter, resume, transcripts, salary requirement and references to and reference “Solar Energy Bird and Bat Field Biologists” in the header, or mail/fax application to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Avenue, Building D, Los Gatos, CA 95032. Fax: (408) 458-3210.

H. T. Harvey & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities, disabled and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


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