ICF Senior Botanist On-Call in Sacramento, California
Senior Botanist On-Call
Sacramento, San Francisco & Northern CA
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ICF is seeking a Senior On-Call Botanist to support projects located throughout Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area and Northern CA.
About On-Call Employment with ICF
Given the seasonal or project-specific nature of our environmental work, ICF often hires environmental professionals as “On-Call” employees. On-Call employees are scheduled for work hours as they become available (we usually schedule work hours a few weeks ahead of time), and each on-call employee is free to accept or refuse the hours assigned to them in a given week. On-Call employees may work concurrent projects outside of their ICF assignment (along as their outside work does not create a conflict of interest with the work, they do for ICF).
What You Will Do
Conduct small to large-scale field surveys for vegetation mapping, wetland delineation, and rare plants
Collect and synthesize data in the field
Maintain close communication with project manager and co-workers
Work alone or in groups; direct a small to large number of individuals in the field
Walk on uneven and sometimes steep terrain in a variety of plant communities and landforms. On occasion, ability to excavate, using hand tools, soil pits to a depth of 18 inches. Ability to conduct field surveys wearing a backpack or carry up to 20 pounds of gear during field surveys.
What You Must Have
BS in Botany, Biology, or Ecology, MS or higher preferred
10+ years of experience conducting botanical surveys and wetland delineations.
Strong botanical and taxonomy skills
Must have valid driver’s license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.
What We’d Like You to Have
MS in Botany, Biology, or Ecology
California Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) trained
Knowledge of special-status plant species and wetland guidance and regulations
Strong knowledge of California flora and taxonomy
Experience using dichotomous keys and applying federal, state, and local agency guidelines to identify plant specimens, vegetation communities, and wetland types.
Construction monitoring experience
Experience managing or leading staff in biological or wetland projects
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities, including ability to identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions
Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary
Familiarity with GPS mapping technology
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.
Working at ICF
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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:
$85,679.00 - $145,654.00
Sacramento, CA (CA82)
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