Biological Monitors ― Temporary, On-call Positions (Los Angeles)

Biological Monitors needed for fieldwork – Temporary, On-call Positions

Office Location: Los Angeles, CA
Field Locations: Greater Los Angeles Basin

Stillwater Sciences is seeking highly motivated and talented junior- to mid-level biologists to join our interdisciplinary staff for on-call positions. We are looking for biologists interested in applying their knowledge of California wildlife and flora to a variety of projects in the greater Los Angeles region.

Responsibilities may include pre-construction surveys, construction compliance monitoring, wildlife monitoring, and plant identification. This is an on-call temporary position. Field efforts may be scheduled on short notice and field personnel will need to confirm their availability or unavailability for a given field effort on short notice. Applicants need not be available for every field effort.

The ideal applicant should have:

  • A minimum of a BS or BA in biology or natural resource field with 1–2+ years of experience in the environmental field
  • Excellent wildlife skills including nesting bird survey and environmental compliance monitoring experience; specialized experience with special-status wildlife species is a plus
  • Experience identifying plants to species using dichotomous keys, conducting vegetation surveys, or participating in plant restoration efforts in southern California
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Endurance to work long days (10 to 12 hours)
  • Good attitude and ability to hike to remote and steep field locations in all types of weather
  • Competency to follow directions and field safety protocols
  • Solid navigational skills using maps and GPS
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel software programs
  • Attention to detail and commitment to sound science
How to apply

Compensation and Application Details:

  • Temporary, on-call positions based out of Los Angeles, CA for fieldwork in the Los Angeles Basin
  • Please send a cover letter advising how you learned of this job and describing your experience with a resume in MS Word or PDF format to:
  • Please write “LA On-call Biological Monitor” in the subject line of the email
  • Resumes without cover letters will not be considered
  • Hourly rate $22–$28, commensurate with qualifications and experience
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