Field Biologist Resume Samples

A Field Biologist will perform research on plants and animals pertaining to a specific natural habitat. While the nature of the research may vary, the Field Biologist Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – taking responsibility for conducting field research, recording data, analyzing data, drawing conclusions based on analysis; making recommendations based on findings; identifying and classifying new plants species, performing experiments on growth and behavior; tracking land animals using sounds and paw prints; and conducting censuses of endangered animal species and reintroducing specimens born in sanctuaries and zoos to wild habitat.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – extensive knowledge of collecting samples and conducting research; the ability to work in difficult situations; and a good understanding of using all types of equipment and devices including radio telemetry equipment and database software. Aspiring candidates need a degree in botany, molecular biology or biochemistry in order to qualify.

Field Biologist Resume example

Field Biologist Resume

Headline : Multi-disciplinary scientist with experience in wildlife surveys and management, contaminated land remediation, and construction oversight.

Skills : Threatened And Endangered Species Surveys And Monitoring.

Description :

    1. Conducted site evaluations to determine avian and bat use that was used to determine wind energy turbine placement and participated in landscape scale conservation.
    2. Used Anabat detectors to determine presence and absence of bats.
    3. Conducted avian and bat mortality and predation rates via standardized protocols.
    4. Performed avian point use, biological surveys, raptor nest searches, and acoustic monitoring.
    5. Managed research and ecological data.
    6. Entered, collected, and analyzed data and wrote detailed reports.
    7. Maintained effective verbal & written communications with supervisor and private farm and ranch owners.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Sr. Field Biologist Resume

Summary : Provide environmental, biological, botanical, entomological, avian, or aquatic field/laboratory evaluation and documentation for a wide range of organizations. Perform field biology, plant/insect identification, water quality sampling/analysis, habitat management/restoration, conservation projects, data collection/analysis, and technical report writing independently or in collaboration with others.

Skills : Personnel Management, Wilderness Survival, Operations Management, Data Analysis, Geographic Information Systems, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Developed, implemented, and maintained habitat improvement goals for Waste Management's Two Pine Landfill, which led to certification with the Wildlife Habitat Council's Wildlife at Work and Corporate Lands for Learning programs.
    2. Employed invasive species control measures for Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission across multiple natural areas in Arkansas.
    3. Developed sampling protocols and conducted biodiversity studies for freshwater fishes/macroinvertebrates, plants, insects, and mammals as required for the Environmental Protection Agency's Fourche Creek Watershed Initiative.
    4. Performed a study on the endemic Arkansas meadow-rue, documenting 26 new locations in Pulaski County, AR using GIS mapping techniques.
    5. Associated species data were also collected.
    6. Formerly only know from two locations, this data allowed for better stream management in and around the new locations.
    7. Created GIS-based maps delineating plant community types in project areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Science


Jr. Field Biologist Resume

Objective : Provide environmental, biological, botanical, entomological, avian, or aquatic field/laboratory evaluation and documentation for a wide range of organizations. - Perform field biology, plant/insect identification, water quality sampling/analysis, habitat management/restoration, conservation projects, data collection/analysis, and technical report writing independently or in collaboration with others.

Skills : Wildlife Biology, Wet Chemistry, Microsoft Office, Consulting.

Description :

    1. Conducted threatened and endangered fish and mussel surveys for a State Wildlife Grant issued by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
    2. Conducted presence and absence surveys of Greater and Lesser Prairie Chickens to assess and document lek activity as part of Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS).
    3. Documented possible hybridization between GRPC and LEPC.
    4. Completed wildlife or botanical surveys and habitat evaluations, including identification of listed and rare species in the Hawaiian Islands.
    5. Analyzed potential impacts of a variety of projects on biological resources.
    6. Coordinated biology tasks (coordinating field logistics, overseeing quality).
    7. Supported due diligence and permitting efforts, and prepare field survey reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science

Field Biologist III Resume

Objective : Also performed data entry, report writing, and management of field equipment. Monitoring efforts include any combination of avian surveys, aquatic species surveys, snake monitoring, and plant surveys;

Skills : cytometery, influx, flowjo, ODV, Ocean Data View, microsoft office, bioanalyzer, nanodrop.

Description :

    1. Conducted live small mammal trapping through the use of Sherman live traps.
    2. Identified and documented small mammals.
    3. Conducted vegetation plot surveys.
    4. Organized and recorded field data.
    5. Dissected owl pellets and identified small mammals.
    6. Recorded and documented Mexican Spotted Owl behaviors.
    7. Recorded any Peregrine Falcon activity.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Field Biologist II Resume

Objective : Experience leading teams from 4 to 4,000 in remote and extreme environments, Consistent ability to adapt, innovate, and construct teams with minimal resources. Collegiate background spans the natural sciences primarily focusing on biology, forest management, ecology, and land surveying.

Skills : cytometery, influx, flowjo, ODV, Ocean Data View, microsoft office, bioanalyzer, nanodrop.

Description :

  • Conducted statewide inventory for Ferruginous Hawks and Burrowing Owls.
  • Conducted regional surveys for Northern Goshawks.
  • Documented undiscovered colonies of Burrowing Owls.
  • Performed field inventories for above species across Montana.
  • Documented observations and locations of other prairie dwelling species.
  • Described and located nesting habitat for Ferruginous Hawks and Burrowing Owls.
  • Documented Golden Eagle encounters and nesting sites.
  • Located and described Black Tailed Prairie Dog.
  • Employed GPS, map interpretation and acoustical survey techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Field Biologist I Resume

Headline : Biologist with 3 years of classroom teaching experience. Also, a wide range of experience working in the biological sciences in which the knowledge base gained through Bachelors and Masters had opportunities to be applied. Through the combined experience of teaching and working in the biological sciences field, a strong desire to share information and concepts with students has re-emerged, and possess a level of certainty in choice to resume journey of becoming an educator in Oregon that is unmatched.

Skills : Sequencing, PCR, DNA Isolation.

Description :

    1. Assisted with hydrologic data collection and species identification of invertebrates and fishes in estuarine waters near Charleston, SC for a juvenile gag grouper project.
    2. Participated as scientific crew member for five years on MARMAP research cruises off the coasts of North Carolina to Florida.
    3. Worked as part of a team to collect data for monitoring abundances and life history of reef dwelling fishes.
    4. Tasked included assisting with deployment of fish traps, long line and other gear to catch fish at various live bottom monitoring sites.
    5. Surveyed for Desert Tortoises Relocated Desert Tortoises Excavated Desert Tortoise burrows Constructed artificial burrows and nests.
    6. Tracked Western Gray Squirrels using radio-telemetry homing techniques, navigated game trails in back-country of the Cascades National Park.
    7. Provided QA/QC review for both State (OH & PA) and Federal (USACE Pittsburgh and Huntington Districts) Agency permit submittals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Marine Biology

Assistant Field Biologist Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as a field biologist; extensive experience on variety of projects related to science and outdoor field work. Adaptable and flexible to seasonal schedules with proven skills with complex logistics and problem solving capabilities.

Skills : Data Entry, Customer Service, Management Experience.

Description :

    1. Plotted new birds on map to add to data base.
    2. Searched for nest and determine what stage of nesting.
    3. Returned to nest/territory every four days to monitor stage.
    4. Used pole mirrors to look into nest to count eggs or number of nestlings.
    5. Determined nest success or failure.
    6. Identified species, removing otoliths for ageing and reproductive tissues for histology.
    7. Used of a CTD to measure water quality parameters such as temperature and salinity.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ecology

Associate Field Biologist Resume

Objective : Natural resource conservation and management position that enhances and complements my experiences, interests and aptitudes in animal behavior, conservation biology, ecology, natural resources policy, partnership collaboration, supervision, wildlife management, and research.

Skills : Field Biology, Endangered And Threatened Species, Federal And State Compliance.

Description :

    1. Conducted site evaluations to determine avian use that was used to determine wind energy turbine placement.
    2. Used Anabat detectors to determine presence and absence of bats.
    3. Downloaded and uploaded bat data from SD cards to Excel databases.
    4. Conducted avian and bat mortality and predation rates via standardized protocols.
    5. Performed avian point use, biological surveys, raptor nest searches, and acoustic monitoring.
    6. Managed research data.
    7. Collected data and wrote detailed reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S. In Biology

Field Biologist/Technician Resume

Objective : Over Nine years experience in the environmental consulting industry, including three years of project management experience. Strong work ethic and dedication to career with ability to learn new tasks quickly and work independently and as a team. Seeking an opportunity to advance my career, sharpen skill set, and continue learning.

Skills : Field Biology, Endangered and Threatened Species, Federal and State Compliance.

Description :

    1. Assisted on a long-term project investigating the population trends of the endangered Golden-Cheeked Warbler on the Fort Hood military installation.
    2. Supervised a crew of 5 on one study site, as well as assisted in the supervision of all 11 crew on the project.
    3. This included ensuring data was recorded and corrected as needed, field journals were kept up-to-date, and crew had working equipment.
    4. Trained the crew in navigation and target netting techniques and set-up.
    5. Used GIS software to upload net lane coordinates and point count routes onto GPS units.
    6. Maintained the field equipment before, during, and after the field season.
    7. Re-sighted color band combinations and took GPS locations for each banded bird.
    8. Searched for and monitored warbler nests through all developmental stages.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MSc

Field Biologist Resume

Headline : Experience leading teams from 4 to 4,000 in remote and extreme environments, including the Arctic, Desert Southwest, Middle East, Pacific Rim, and Europe. Consistent ability to adapt, innovate, and construct teams with minimal resources. Collegiate background spans the natural sciences primarily focusing on biology, forest management, ecology, and land surveying.

Skills : cytometery, influx, flowjo, ODV, Ocean Data View, microsoft office, bioanalyzer, nanodrop.

Description :

  • Conducted statewide inventory for Ferruginous Hawks and Burrowing Owls.
  • Conducted regional surveys for Northern Goshawks.
  • Documented undiscovered colonies of Burrowing Owls.
  • Performed field inventories for above species across Montana.
  • Documented observations and locations of other prairie dwelling species.
  • Described and located nesting habitat for Ferruginous Hawks and Burrowing Owls.
  • Documented Golden Eagle encounters and nesting sites.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS