Biological Field Technician

US-UT-Vernal | US-UT-Salt Lake City
Requisition Number
2017-9941
# of Openings
8
Program
Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
Hire Type
Temporary
Hourly/Salary
Hourly

About the opportunity

Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services for your clients? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.

 

Our Vernal, UT office is seeking a temporary Biological Field Technician to support a variety of biological studies.

What you will accomplish

Conduct environmental inspections, wildlife and vegetation baseline studies, and biological evaluations and assessments. Collect field data, including identification of fauna and flora. Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms. Photograph and record appropriate habitat, species, and landforms. Operate SWCA vehicles, assure they will perform safely, and notify appropriate person if vehicle needs maintenance. Ability to drive a 4-wheel-drive vehicle on rugged, back-country roads.

 

 

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Enviro survey hill_croppedMinimum of B.A. or B.S. in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management preferred
  • Must have experience with vegetation identification, accurate data collection procedures, and data entry QA/QC
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with recoding data in GPS units, Microsoft Office Word and Excel

 

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.

 

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 

 

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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