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Wildlife Biologist II, III Posted May 30
Colorado State University , Fort Collins, CO
 
Incumbent will provide Wildlife Biologist support to Fort Hunter Liggett, California. Fort Hunter Liggett is an approximately 161,000-acre United States Army Reserve installation located in Monterey County, California. The installation is located in the Santa Lucia Mountain Range of the outer South Coast Mountain ranges. Installation lands include annual and perennial grasslands, oak savannas and woodlands, mixed evergreen forest, coastal scrub and chaparral on a variety of contours.

The position addresses a broad range of tasks including the following:
• Solve problems and work effectively with others
• Communicate at program meetings with the public and present data at conference presentations
• Work with external stakeholders
• Recommend and design species specific and habitat management protocols
• Hold/create permits and/or documentation to execute sensitive species surveys
• Act as a subject matter expert (SME) in the application of environmental laws (Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Clean Water Act and/or other federal and state laws and executive orders) and agency regulations and policies
• Preform statistical analysis
• Have knowledge and utilize GPS and ArcGIS 10+
• Work will be conducted on the installation and may require extended hours and work on weekends and holidays

Required Job Qualifications

Meet the minimum qualifications for a Level II OR Level III:

• Level II is for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in biology or related and more than 3 years of relevant professional experience in field biology (terrestrial and/or aquatic wildlife issues including species biology, species habitat requirements, and ecology, especially for endangered species) or a related Master’s degree
• Level III is for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in biology or related and at least 5 years of experience in field biology (terrestrial and/or aquatic wildlife issues including species biology, species habitat requirements, and ecology, especially for endangered species) or a related Master’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience.
• Experienced and proficient with ArcGIS 10+
• Able to work in harsh environments
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and a valid California driver’s license within required residency period
• Must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position
• Experienced as a wildlife biologist in two or more of the following areas:
- aquatic and terrestrial habitat management
- invasive species management
- botany
- birds
- mammals
- wetlands delineation
- invertebrates
- bats
- statistical analysis

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Two or more years field experience in California (or other similar areas such as Oregon, Washington)
• Able to conduct surveys and monitor, manage data, and produce reports in area(s) of specialization
• Experience with the use of geographical positioning systems (GPS) and data correction
• Experience in technical writing
• Experience working on military lands or on other public lands with multiple use
• Experience with amphibians, avian species, and mammal surveys
• Experience in statistics and statistical analysis
• Strong avian, herpetology, invertebrate, and/or bat background
• Experience in wetland delineation

Diversity Statement

•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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