Dos puestos de biólogo para identificar aves en Hawaii ~

15 de septiembre de 2023

Dos puestos de biólogo para identificar aves en Hawaii

Hamer Environmental is urgently hiring two motivated biologists to join our growing team in Hawaii. Ready to take your knowledge of Hawaiian seabirds to the next level? Apply today!

At Hamer, diversity is part of who we are, not just lip service. We shatter industry norms with our majority female workforce and family-focused culture. We believe healthcare access and gender-affirming care are vital for every person’s well-being. So, if you believe that you would thrive in a diverse and inclusive environment, and if you are looking to join a team that is committed to breaking industry norms, we would love to hear from you.

The position

This is a seasonal, full-time position from late-September through mid-December 2023, and is primarily fieldwork, with a lesser component of office work. The position has potential for renewal for the 2024 breeding season (mid-April through mid-December 2024). Lodging is provided for the duration of the project and will change frequently based on survey locations on Maui. Fieldwork is an odd schedule, with two surveys per day – dusk & dawn. Dusk surveys start with arriving to a site 30 minutes prior to sunset, setting up and surveying from sunset for 3 hours, then packing up equipment and heading to lodging. Dawn surveys begin by arriving to site 30 minutes prior to survey, setting-up, and surveying for 2-3 hours ending at sunrise, then packing up and returning to lodging. Fieldwork will typically occur Sun evening through Fri mornings, but may be variable depending on available lodging, and may include overnight stays at a subsample of sites.

Duties may include:

Conducting surveys to monitor and identify Hawaiian seabirds by sight and sound.

Serving as Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, and/or Lead monitor on projects.

Performing surveys for ESA-listed Hawaiian seabirds.

Performing high-quality, precise work using scientific protocols.

Working together with staff and project stakeholders.

Preparing technical summary reports and preparing/reviewing field data.

Traveling for field projects, meetings, and/or training.

Working odd hours, including early mornings and late evenings in the field, as needed.

Who you are

You should have excellent communication, scientific writing, and field research skills. You must be comfortable working as part of a two-person team.

You must have:

B.S. or M.S. degree in the following fields: Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Management, or a similar course of study.

1+ seasons of Hawaiian wildlife survey experience, preferably with sea and water birds.

1-2+ seasons of avian survey experience.

Familiarity with state/federal environmental laws and regulations.

Proficiency with Microsoft apps, data analysis, software, and tools

Strong organizational skills.

Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to remote, rugged field locations.

Must be able to pass a federal background check and be authorized to work in the U.S.

Our ideal match also has:

Current or recent Hawaii residency.

One+ years project management experience.

Previous field crew leadership experience.

Experience writing proposals, budgets, and technical reports.

Experience with Hawaiian fauna and flora species.

Familiarity with Hawaiian culture, language, and environmental issues.

First Aid and CPR certification.


$44,720 to $52,000 annual equivalent, paid biweekly, depending on experience.

What we offer

Our benefits and support help you rest easy and focus on the things that matter most.

(For Hawaii Residents only) 100% Employer Paid Health, Dental, and Vision Premiums

An outstanding work-life balance and a history to back it up

Performance-based Bonuses

Flexible Workspaces

Who we are

We are a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting firm founded in 1992, with expertise in:

Biological surveys and assessments

Environmental planning and compliance


Threatened & endangered species

Fish and wildlife management

Wetlands and streams

Habitat restoration design

Permitting and mitigation plans.


To apply, please prepare a resume and cover letter and complete send them via email through the Apply Now link below. Indicate which position you are applying for in your cover letter.

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