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On call paleontologists


  • Red Tail Environmental
  • 03/13/20
  • San Diego, CA
  • 92104
  • Commensurate with experience / Hourly
  • Part-Time
Position: Paleontologist (On-call)

Red Tail Environmental, Inc. is seeking paleontologists to work on an as-needed basis on projects throughout Southern California. The successful candidate will report to senior project managers and work directly with environmental specialists on construction projects in San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial Counties. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical assistance for preconstruction paleontological assessments, construction monitoring, fossil salvage, and laboratory preparation in compliance with CEQA, NEPA, and other federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelor degree or higher in geology, paleontology, or closely-related field is preferred but experience conducting paleontological monitoring and fossil salvage or preparation may be substituted for some education;
- One-year prior paleontological field experience in California is preferred but field experience in other states may be substituted on an individual basis;
- Experience identifying and analyzing a wide variety of vertebrate, invertebrate and plant paleontological remains in the field;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team in remote environments;
- Knowledge of paleontological monitoring, mitigation, and salvage principles and standards preferred;
- Field experience should include jacketing and recovering fossils, fossil locality and geologic data recovery, and stratigraphic measurement;
- Ability to carry 30 pounds over rough terrain in sometimes inclement weather during the course of an 8-hour work day;
- Experience with drafting portions of reports preferred;
- Valid drivers license in good standing, and reliable transportation.

To apply for this position please submit a resume, three references, and a cover letter explaining your professional experience and educational background to jobs@redtailenvironmental.com. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience. Red Tail Environmental, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values a diverse work force.


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