Restoration Ecologist – H. T. Harvey & Associates

H. T. Harvey & Associates, an ecological consulting firm based in Northern California, is looking for a restoration ecologist for a full-time staff-level position in the restoration ecology group in our San Francisco Bay Area office (Los Gatos, Santa Clara County). Frequent field work at restoration sites―primarily in the South San Francisco Bay Area―and some work from our Los Gatos office will be required. Anticipated pay range for this restoration ecology staff-level position is $67,000 to $79,000 annually plus a generous benefits package and participation in an annual incentive bonus program. Actual compensation within the range will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

About the H. T. Harvey & Associates restoration ecology team
Our ecologists have been working on restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area for decades and have unparalleled expertise with the region’s habitats, species, and regulatory environment. We are a highly-collaborative group that provides training and mentorship and actively encourages professional growth opportunities. Most projects involve cooperative work with experts in our wildlife, plant and wetland, and aquatic ecology teams as well as with our landscape architect studios and GIS group. Additional staff expertise includes rangeland management, soil science, and arboriculture. Much of our work involves close collaboration with project partners such as restoration hydrologists, engineers, and restoration contractors, and our team members have the opportunity to interact with a range of experts outside the firm as well as internally.

What it’s like to work with us
Over the course of a typical week, H. T. Harvey & Associates restoration ecologists spend time both in the field and in the office. Field work includes: collecting baseline information to support restoration planning; performing field monitoring of restoration maintenance activities; and conducting post-construction restoration monitoring. In the office, restoration ecologists contribute to and write restoration plan documents; participate in multi-disciplinary restoration planning meetings with senior staff; craft restoration site maintenance recommendations; analyze post restoration ecological monitoring data; and contribute to annual long term monitoring reports.

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