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Entry Level Biologist

Company: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc
Location: Stockton
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned environmental consulting and planning firm, is seeking a motivated Entry Level Biologist for its Roseville or Folsom office.-- HELIX provides biological resources, landscape architecture, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, habitat restoration, cultural resources, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors.
Why work for HELIX?-- We prioritize our employees.-- We have been an employee-owned firm since 2004, providing employees a vested interest in the firm's success through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).-- HELIX placed in the top three for environmental consulting firms and in the top ten for firms in our size range (100 to 199 employees) nationwide in a recent ZweigWhite "Best Firms to Work For" survey.-- Our employees describe us as team-oriented, caring, flexible, and driven by our standards of integrity.
--HELIX offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

Health Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
Personal Time Off
Bonus Program
ESOP participation
401K participation

--In addition to our competitive benefits package, we also have robust, award-winning wellness, professional growth, employee development training, and community volunteer programs. We support a hybrid work environment that balances the ability to work in the office and remotely.
--The Entry-level Biologist is a full-time position that will include working independently and as a member of teams conducting surveys and monitoring. Responsibilities may include construction monitoring; restoration monitoring; assisting with vegetation mapping, sensitive species surveys, jurisdictional delineations, and other field work; data entry; report writing, and other tasks related to workload requirements.-- The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills, including using creativity and analytical skills to develop solutions for unique project challenges. A positive attitude, flexible mindset and adaptability to changing circumstances is imperative.
Candidates-please provide a cover letter
A writing sample may be requested of all final candidates --
--#biology #wildlifebiology
--HELIX is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and an inclusive work environment.-- We encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service or veteran status. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programsMinimum Requirements for Biologist:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an environmental science, biology, or related field (degree in biochemistry or microbiology not acceptable)
Intern, volunteer, or research experience (outside of academic requirements) in an environmental, biology or related field
Ability to do strenuous hiking and working in remote areas
Excellent writing and communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Valid California Driver's License with a clean driving record over the last three years (or if you have an out-of-state license, you will apply for a CA Driver's License within 10 days of residency in CA).

Additional skills considered a plus for Biologist:

Experience with construction monitoring and environmental compliance documentation
Experience conducting flora and/or fauna surveys in Northern California
Environmental consulting or government agency experience in an environmental capacity
Experience working on projects that have involved local, state, and/or federal agencies
Experience with restoration planning and/or monitoring
Experience using GPS/GIS systems in the field and office
Possession of permits to survey for federal or state-listed species
An advanced degree, such as a master's degree in environmental science, biology or related field

Keywords: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc, Stockton , Entry Level Biologist, Other , Stockton, California

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