Biologist II

Zentner Planning and Ecology

Job title: Biologist IIZentner Planning and Ecology: Zentner Planning and Ecology is a professional consulting firm specializing in wetlands, endangered species, restoration, and other biological resources headquartered in Oakland, CA.Job description: Zentner Planning and Ecology is seeking an experienced individual with expertise in ecology, biology, or related sciences to serve as a Biologist II working out of our Oakland office. This position is for a part-time employee or part-time contract work with the potential for permanent, full-time work. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing ecological assessments, permit applications, wetland delineations, restoration and mitigation plans and conducting field studies in support of these. The preferred candidate will be able to obtain approval from the USFWS and CDFW to serve as a qualified biologist to monitor for special status species.Key accountabilities: Work effectively both independently and as part of a team with other professionals in a positive work environment.Demonstrated ability to follow instructions from direct manager and team leader, interact effectively with coworkers, clients, and construction staff.Essential Education: A bachelor’s degree or higher in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife biology, or equivalent degree is required.Essential experience and job requirements: Demonstrated ability to work on biological field studiesStrong writing skills, including the ability to pay attention to detail and accurately describe projects and study results.A valid California driver’s licenseExcellent Interpersonal communication skillsDesirable criteria and qualifications: Experience conducing construction monitoring3 plus years of experience in biological monitoring, wildlife biology, and/or project management preferredInterested and/or experience in habitat restoration, including restoration design and construction, and post-construction monitoringPrevious planning experience, ideally with local agencyTravel: The applicant must be willing and able to travel throughout central California and possess time management and organizational skills.Benefits/ Compensation: The salary for this position is competitive and will be dependent upon experience.To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to:Sean MicallefZentner Planning and Ecology155 Filbert, Suite 206Oakland, CA 94607biology, ecology, natural resources, wildlife, botany, ecologist, restoration, wetland, vegetation, biologicalJob Types: Part-time, Contract, TemporaryPay: $20.00 – $59.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceFlexible scheduleHealth insurancePaid time offSupplemental Pay:Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:Zentner Planning and Ecology is following all California state guidelinesApplication Question(s):Applicant interested in Habitat Restoration and Restoration DesignEducation:Bachelor’s (Preferred)Experience:Biological Monitoring or Project Management: 3 years (Preferred)License/Certification:Driver’s License (Preferred)Willingness to travel:50% (Preferred)Work Location:Multiple locationsWork Remotely:YesShow more

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