EPG is seeking a Seasonal Biologist with avian expertise for the Salt Lake City Office.

Qualifications and skills required

  • Experience conducting avian point counts, raptor nest surveys, and/or sage-grouse lek surveys
  • Ability to identify western birds by sight and sound
  • Proficiency with GPS data collection
  • Ability to hike up to 10 miles per day in variable terrain and weather
  • An excellent attitude and good teamwork and communication skills

Education and experience required

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in wildlife biology, zoology, or ecology; or two years’ worth of coursework pursuant to the majors listed
  • At least one season of field experience with avian point counts, raptor nest surveys, and/or sage-grouse lek counts

Job responsibilities include assisting with the following

  • Conducting avian point count surveys, migratory bird nest clearance surveys, raptor nest surveys, and/or sage-grouse lek surveys
  • Assisting with report preparation and project coordination

Typical Schedule

  • The work schedule will vary depending on the job. Lodging and per diem will be provided depending on distance and job requirements.


  • This is a non-exempt temporary employment position; hourly salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Salary is negotiable based on relevant experience.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter listing at least 3 references to:

Environmental Planning Group, LLC Human Resources via email at careers@epgllc.co