We have an immediate opening in our Los Gatos office for a full-time, entry-
level plant ecologist/plant biologist. This person will conduct field 
studies, including plant community mapping, rare plant surveys, and wetland 
assessments and delineations, and will prepare a variety of 
reports/technical studies, including biological resource reports, resource 
agency permit applications, and natural resource management plans.   

Required qualifications:  
•Academic background in plant biology, plant ecology, plant sciences, or 
biological sciences with emphasis in botany and ecology 
•Experience in some or most of the following areas: plant identification, 
quantitative field surveys, plant community/association mapping, wetland 
delineation, environmental impact analysis, permit preparation, Trimble 
GeoXT/XH, and general GIS/Arc View 
•Demonstrable technical writing ability 
•Strong communication and collaboration skills 
•Willingness to travel throughout California and beyond

Candidates with an M.S. or a Ph.D. are preferred, but those with a B.S. and 
direct relevant experience will be considered.

Additional qualifications:
•Valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record
•Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights, 
•Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all 
types of weather conditions, walking over varied terrain, bending, lifting, 
and carrying  upwards of 50 pounds, and otherwise maintain good physical 
•Familiarity with best practices for field safety and low impact principles

Prior experience in the following areas a plus: 
•California flora
•Insect/pollinator sampling and/or identification
•Biological consulting 
•Range management

About H. T. Harvey & Associates:
H. T. Harvey & Associates is an established ecological consulting firm 
based in Los Gatos, California, with more than 120 ecologists, landscape 
architects, and other professional staff members in six offices in 
California and Hawai‘i. Our core areas of expertise include wildlife 
ecology, fisheries and aquatic ecology, plant ecology, landscape 
architecture, and restoration ecology. We cultivate excellence in our team 
and our work in pursuit of our mission to create ecologically sound 
solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges. 
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive, 
progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical, 
dental, and life insurance and a 401(k) package with a generous employer 
match program.
How to apply:

Interested candidates should respond by submitting a cover letter, resume, 
and references through this link: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?
id=18135122 using ONE (not separate attachments) .doc or .pdf file (system 
allows for only ONE attachment, so resume, cover letter, and references 
must be incorporated into ONE file); via mail to H. T. Harvey & Associates, 
Attn: Personnel, 983 University Ave., Bldg. D, Los Gatos, CA 95032; or by 
fax to 408.458.3210.

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