HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned environmental consulting firm, is seeking a motivated Entry Level Biologist with critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic to join their San Diego County headquarters office located in La Mesa, California. HELIX provides CEQA/NEPA, biological, cultural resource management, habitat restoration, regulatory permitting, environmental compliance monitoring, acoustics and noise control, air quality and greenhouse gas, and GIS services to both the public and private sectors.
The Entry-level Biologist is a full-time position that will include working independently and as part of survey and monitoring teams. 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.
Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent in an environmental science, biology, or related field; have Southern California flora and fauna knowledge; possess excellent writing skills; be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; and be comfortable with strenuous hiking and working in remote areas. Candidates must also demonstrate excellent communication skills, including using creativity and analytical skills to develop solutions for project challenges.
- Bachelors 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
- Valid California Driver’s License with a clean driving record over the last 3 years (state on resume or cover letter)