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    Biologist - Sacramento Area, California

    Job Opening: Biologist
    The Citrus Heights office of Madrone Ecological Consulting, LLC (Madrone) has an opening for a biologist. The ideal candidate will have a BS degree in biological sciences or similar with desired coursework in botany, geographic information systems, and scientific writing. We will consider candidates from an entry level or intern level through a senior biologist. We are interested in finding an eager, dedicated, hard-working biologist who is interested in joining our close-knit and dynamic team, and growing with Madrone into the future. The person filling this position will assist our biological resources team in conducting a variety of field surveys and assessments, preparing biological reports, and drafting regulatory permit applications. Strong communication, writing, organizational, and time management skills a must. Field-related tasks typically include aquatic resources delineation (“wetland delineations”), special-status species surveys (including nesting bird and raptor surveys, vernal pool branchiopod surveys, plant surveys, etc.), as well as construction compliance monitoring and associated coordination with clients, engineers, and contractors. Experience with these field surveys would be ideal, though Madrone will provide training as necessary for the appropriate candidates. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.

    How to Apply
    Please submit a resume and brief introduction/interest statement to [email protected]. Position will be open until filled.

    About the Company
    Madrone Ecological Consulting, LLC. (Madrone), is a small consulting firm consisting of three Principals/Owners and approximately 10 staff members including biologists, regulatory specialists, and GIS specialists, each with diverse backgrounds and knowledge bases. We serve an array of private and public sector clients and offer a range of services from planning-level investigations and surveys through regulatory permitting and construction support. We are committed to client service and have therefore built many long-lasting relationships with our clients. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset and take pride in providing a balanced workload with excellent employee benefits, training opportunities, and the ability to tailor each staff person’s responsibilities to their individual skills, interests, and abilities to the maximum extent possible. Unlike many firms in the industry, we pay our staff overtime for any hours worked beyond a typical 40-hour/week schedule. Our small size as a firm makes Madrone a unique workplace, and many of our staff members have been with us for the long-term. We are seeking someone who shares our values and vision to join our team and grow with us into the future.