Careers in the Plant Sciences

Restoration Ecologist

H. T. Harvey & Associates - Los Gatos, CA, USA

Position Title: Restoration Ecologist
Position Type: Permanent Position
Application Review Begins: Monday, March 06, 2017
Application Deadline: Friday, April 07, 2017
Institution: H. T. Harvey & Associates
Department/Division: Restoration
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Los Gatos, CA, USA
General Information: H. T. Harvey & Associates, an established ecological consulting firm based in Los Gatos, California, employs more than 100 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in six offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise include restoration ecology and landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, and aquatic ecology. We cultivate excellence in our staff and our work in pursuit of our mission to create ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive, progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical, dental, and life insurance, as well as a 401K plan with a generous matching program.
Qualifications/Requirements: Required qualifications:
Academic background in restoration or plant ecology,
Expertise in some or most of the following: soil science; habitat restoration design; plant ecology; wetland/riparian hydrology; statistical design and analysis; and plant taxonomy,
Solid technical writing ability,
Strong communication and collaboration skills, and willingness to travel throughout California and beyond.
Additional qualifications:
Valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record
Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights, weekends)
Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, walking over varied terrain, bending, lifting, and carrying upwards of 50 pounds, and otherwise maintain good physical condition
Familiarity with best practices for field safety and low impact principles
Responsibilities: The selected candidate will work on ecological restoration planning, implementation, and monitoring projects in a variety of geographic locations and habitats (riparian, wetland, estuarine, oak woodland, grassland, semi-arid, and others).
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references through this link〈=en_US&source=CC3 using ONE .doc or .pdf file (system allows for only ONE attachment, so resume, cover letter, transcripts, and references must be incorporated into ONE file); via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; or by fax to 408.458.3210.
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