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Senior or Staff Botanist

Rocklin, CA

We have an immediate opportunity for a Senior or Staff Botanist.  This ideal candidate shall have excellent plant identification skills and previous field experience working in the Central Valley’s vernal pool grassland community.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Experience leading field surveys for rate, threatened, and endangered plants
  • Previous experience leading vegetation surveys, invasive plant surveys, and habitat assessments to include monitoring surveys for open space preserves and restoration areas
  • Must be organized with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to prepare reports summarizing field survey results and prepare studies to support environmental permit applications and CEQA/NEPA biological sections
  • Previous experience preparing cost estimates for plant survey work
  • Mentor, support, and train junior staff
 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in botany, ecology, or related field; Master’s or PhD a plus
  • Minimum of 3 plus years’ experience supporting environmental team
  • Expert ability identifying plants using taxonomic keys and other related tools
  • Experience with Central Valley venal pool plant species and ability to analyze floristic/vegetation data
  • Excellent time management and technical writing skills
  • Experience with CDFW survey protocols
  • Experience with GPS units/ArcGIS Collector
  • Travel long distance and overnight stay will be required
  • Ability to conduct strenuous field work in inclement weather and steep terrain
 
We offer a generous benefits package including company-paid medical insurance, paid holidays, 401k and paid time off (PTO)
Upon a conditional job offer, a drug test and background check will be required.

Compensation based on experience.
$60,000-$75,000/year
 
(Botanist, Ecology, Botany, Vernal Pools, CEQA, NEPA, Field, Surveys, plants)

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