Company: HELIX ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: November 25, 2022
As-Needed Biologist HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX),
a growing, employee-owned California-based environmental consulting
and planning firm, is seeking a motivated As-Needed Biologist with
critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic to join our
Southern California Team. HELIX provides CEQA/NEPA, biological,
cultural resource management, habitat restoration, regulatory
permitting, environmental compliance monitoring, acoustics and
noise control, air quality and greenhouse gas, and GIS services to
both the public and private sectors. Why work for HELIX? We are an
employee-owned firm, hard-working with a casual and collaborative
work environment. Our employees describe us as Caring,
Team-oriented, Focused on Integrity, and Flexible . The As-Needed
Biologist position provides support to our biology team throughout
the year, especially during our busy field season in the spring.
This position is an as-needed position and is utilized to
supplement our full-time workforce. You will not be guaranteed a
minimum number of hours. Biologist duties may include:
- Conducting terrestrial biological monitoring for
- Conducting terrestrial biology surveys, including vegetation
mapping, and/or focused species surveys.
- Managing personal workload and coordinating schedule with
Project Managers and La Mesa Operations Manager as
- Maintaining accurate field notes and maps, project files, work
- Providing high quality work products on schedule and within
budget. The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication
and collaboration skills as working closely with HELIX team members
is essential to the success of this position. Strong analytical
skills, a positive attitude, flexible mindset, and adaptability to
changing circumstances is imperative. HELIX is an equal opportunity
employer that is committed to diversity and an inclusive work
environment. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply
regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental
status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information
(including family medical history), political affiliation, military
service or veteran status. These protections extend to all
management practices and decisions, including recruitment and
hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career
development programs. PM21 Minimum Requirements for Biologist:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an environmental science,
biology or related field (degree in biochemistry or microbiology
- Three years of professional experience (outside of academic
requirements) related to terrestrial biology, including experience
with an environmental consulting firm.
- Two years of local experience conducting terrestrial
construction monitoring and/or two years of conducting surveys for
terrestrial biological resources.
- Demonstrated experience working with Southern California
terrestrial flora and fauna.
- Experience with terrestrial field data collection methods and
- Demonstrated experience maintaining accurate field notes and
maps, project files, work logs, etc.
- Must be able to hike long distances over varying terrain under
varying weather conditions.
- Valid California Driver's License with a clean driving record
over the last 3 years. Qualifications considered a plus for
- Permits from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to survey for
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, coastal California gnatcatcher,
Quino checkerspot butterfly, and/or other listed species.
- Experience conducting least Bell's vireo, Arroyo Toad, and
Burrowing Owl surveys
- Demonstrated experience preparing biological monitoring
- A Master's degree or higher in biology, natural resources, or
- Experience conducting jurisdictional delineations, California
Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) analyses, habitat restoration
monitoring, and/or preparing Clean Water Act permit
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