Field Technicians (On-call, Berkeley or Davis, CA)

Field Technicians (Temporary, On-call)

Office Locations: Berkeley and Davis, CA
Field Locations: Throughout California

Stillwater Sciences is seeking highly motivated and talented junior- to mid-level field technicians to join our interdisciplinary staff for on-call positions. We are looking for field technicians interested in applying their knowledge of California aquatic/terrestrial biology and wildlife to a variety of projects. Applicants do not need to live in the Berkeley or Davis area to apply.

This is a temporary, on-call position. Field efforts are anticipated to be variable in length, potentially up to 40 hours per week starting in April and will likely extend into September. Scheduling may be somewhat flexible for highly qualified candidates (e.g., to accommodate student’s schedules).

Required qualifications include:

  • Completed or working towards BS or BA in biology or natural resource field with 1–2+ years’ experience in the environmental field
  • Prior field experience
  • Experience in the field collecting environmental data (e.g. aquatic habitat, wildlife, water quality, fisheries)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Endurance to work long days in all types of weather
  • Willingness to travel and work in remote locations (lodging provided) for 7 – 10 days maximum
  • Good attitude and ability to traverse difficult terrain including steep slopes, muddy wetlands with standing water, and extremely dense brush
  • Competency to follow directions and field safety protocols
  • Solid navigational skills using maps and GPS
  • Attention to detail and commitment to sound science
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to commute to field sites
How to apply

Availability, Compensation, and Application Details:

  • Temporary on-call positions based out of one of the Stillwater offices for regional fieldwork.
  • 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 “On-call Field Technician” in the subject line with the office location you hope to work out of.
  • Resumes without a cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.
  • Hourly rate $19–$33 depending on qualifications or experience.
  • Position will remain open until filled.
  • Due to the collaborative nature of our work and given that our company is a Federal contractor, Stillwater Sciences employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (or apply for an accommodation for a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief), and we strongly encourage employees receive a booster.

About Stillwater Sciences

Stillwater Sciences is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm specializing in scientifically based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource management. We assist government agencies, NGOs, and private clients with environmental problem solving, planning, and permitting using a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates physical and biological processes. We have approximately 80 full-time dedicated and enthusiastic employees in nine offices throughout the Western U.S.

We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied scientific research, and pride ourselves on defining and shaping our individual careers in a way that provides a healthy rhythm of work and life responsibilities. Success at Stillwater requires a blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork.  Learn more about us.

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