California, with offices in Los Angeles and Fort Bragg. For over 30 years,
WRA has provided outstanding ecological and design expertise to develop
successful solutions for our clients. We employ experts in the fields of
plant, wildlife, and wetland ecology, GIS, CEQA/NEPA and landscape architecture.
We are looking for an energetic, career-minded wildlife biologist/ecologist
to join us on a full-time basis in our Los Angeles office. Periodic travel
to our San Rafael office is a requirement of the position. We are
particularly looking for someone experienced conducting surveys for one or
more of the following: California coastal gnatcatcher, least bell's vireo,
southwestern willow flycatcher, desert tortoise, arroyo toad, Mohave ground
squirrel, and San Bernardino kangaroo rat. Applicants with federal recovery
permits for one or more of these, and any other listed species in
California, will be preferred. The work that this position entails is
varied and may include environmental compliance (CEQA, permitting),
mitigation and conservation banking/planning, special-status species
surveys, and restoration planning. Experience in these areas is preferred,
but not required.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in biology with an
emphasis in wildlife. Desired qualifications include: education and
experience in California wildlife taxonomy and surveys, environmental impact
analysis, permit preparation, regulatory compliance, construction
monitoring, and mitigation analysis. Demonstrable technical writing ability
and excellent communication skills are essential.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive,
progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical,
dental, and 401K with generous match. More information about WRA and our
areas of expertise can be found at http://www.wra-ca.com.
Interested candidates should respond by e-mailing your cover letter, resume,
transcripts, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference "Wildlife
Biologist/ Ecologist." Please also reference where you heard about the
position. WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are
strongly encouraged to apply. Close date for submission of application
materials is August 15, 2012.