Mid Level Wildlife Biologist


Job Details

Job Title

Mid Level Wildlife Biologist







Primary Background




Job Number

JN -052024-2845


Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Mid-Level Wildlife Biologist to work in the Folsom, CA location and work on projects in the Sacramento and Bay areas.

Pay Range: 33.65 – 55.29/hr

Must Have Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biology, herpetology, wildlife, ecology, environmental science, or another relevant natural resource field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, specifically with field identification of California's plants and animals.
  • Experience holding or working under Endangered species 10(a)(1)(A) permits for California tiger salamander, California red-legged frog, or other species is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated expertise in terrestrial and aquatic habitat surveys, threatened/endangered species surveys, plant identification, wetland delineations, stream assessments, and regulatory coordination/permitting.
  • Proven field experience with California flora and fauna.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) and familiarity with GIS and GPS mapping tools.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Biological Surveys: Conduct comprehensive biological surveys and assessments for plant and wildlife species across various habitats.
  • Threatened and Endangered Species: Carry out surveys and assessments specifically targeting threatened and endangered wildlife species.
  • Habitat Management: Manage habitat classifications and inventories effectively.
  • Report Preparation: Prepare detailed biological constraint and assessment reports.
  • Agency Coordination: Coordinate regularly with state and federal agencies to align on conservation goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Permit Applications: Assist in the preparation of permit application materials, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations.


  • Preference will be given to candidates with practical experience and those highly skilled in navigating complex environmental and regulatory landscapes, especially those familiar with local Californian ecosystems.