SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Bat Biologist to join our growing bat biology program. It is intended that the successful candidate will join the team in our Lombard, IL, or Bridgeville, PA, office, however remote employment may be considered under the right circumstances. This position will conduct surveys for bats and other wildlife, using acoustic survey techniques, mist-netting and radio-telemetry studies, and mortality monitoring for a variety of projects in the central and eastern U.S. The successful candidate will conduct fieldwork as well as preparing survey reports and assisting with Endangered Species Act compliance coordination.
Both Temporary seasonal or regular full-time employment status will be considered. We are looking for a range of talents and skill levels, including entry-level, permitted biologists seeking extensive field survey opportunities, as well as seasoned biologists who are ready for and interested in a leadership and management opportunity.
Extensive travel will be required during the summer months, as well as nighttime work. Lodging and travel expenses will be covered.
Applicant must hold a current USFWS 10(a)(1)(A) permit authorizing surveys for Indiana bats, gray bats, and northern long-eared bats. Prior experience with bat habitat assessments, mist net surveys, and other survey methods are necessary.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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