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Restoration Ecologist for Ecological Consulting Firm
Job Title: Restoration Ecologist
Classification: Full Time
Organization: H.T. Harvey & Associates
Location: Los Gatos, CA

We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a staff level restoration ecologist. The selected candidate will work on ecological restoration planning, design, implementation, and monitoring projects in a variety of geographic locations and habitats (riparian, wetland, estuarine, oak woodland, grassland, semi-arid, and others). The work will include an interesting blend of field work, collaborative meetings with experts in various disciplines (e.g., restoration and wildlife ecologists, landscape architects, hydrologists/engineers), and technical writing.

Required qualifications:
•Academic background in restoration or plant ecology,
•Expertise in some or most of the following: habitat restoration design; plant ecology; wetland and/or riparian ecology and hydrology; soil science; 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 with no major traffic violations or multiple minor violations
•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

Candidates with an M.S. or PhD are preferred, but those with a B.S. and direct relevant experience will be considered.

About H. T. Harvey & Associates:
H. T. Harvey & Associates, an established ecological consulting firm based in Los Gatos, California, employs nearly 100 ecologists, landscape architects, and other professionals in six offices in California and Hawaii. Our core areas of expertise are restoration ecology, landscape architecture, plant ecology, wildlife ecology, fish 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.
Our employment package includes a competitive salary, medical, dental, and life insurance, as well as a 401K with generous employer match.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and references through this link: S&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); or via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Human Resources, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032.

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