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Environmental Scientist - Environmental Scientist (Biodiversity)

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Job Description and Duties

Under the direct supervision of a Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory), and as a member of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (Department), Central Region Habitat Conservation Program the incumbent drafts and participates in the implementation of species take permits and authorizations under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) and the Native Plant Protection Act. The incumbent also provides direction, guidance, support, and technical expertise for regional species conservation programs and represents the region in multi-agency settings related to the listing and recovery of species listed under CESA.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must either be transfer eligible or take and pass the following exam: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST EXAM BULLETIN

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.


Working Conditions

In office and field settings. A telework schedule may be considered, but a minimum of two days will be required in the office. The position requires the use of a computer for several hours each day, the completion of office tasks that require sitting, standing, and walking to other locations; attendance at meetings and participation in conference calls. The position may require travel throughout the State including overnight travel, early mornings, late nights, hiking over uneven and possibly steep or wet terrain, use of 4-wheel drive vehicle (including all-terrain vehicle), and work in inclement weather. A valid California’s driver’s license is required to drive to meetings and field sites. The position may require the incumbent to wear a uniform identifying the employee as Department staff.


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.