Construction Monitor Biological (seasonal)

San Francisco, CA

Stillwater Sciences seeks highly motivated Biological Monitor to serve as a member of an inter-disciplinary team working on a power plant decommissioning project in San Francisco County, CA. This position is Temporary (July 2017– December 2017) and will be based in San Francisco County. Ideal candidates will have experience with marine and freshwater aquatic habitats, wetlands, and special-status plant and wildlife species.


The Environmental Inspector/Construction Monitor will:

  • Conduct routine environmental inspections of active project work areas to ensure environmental compliance, including on-site safety and compliance meetings with construction crews and/or regulatory agencies
  • Identify and accurately communicate compliance concerns with construction crew members, Stillwater management, the client, and regulatory agency monitors
  • Troubleshoot with construction crew members, Stillwater management, the client, and regulatory agency monitors to avoid or correct compliance issues
  • Write and maintain daily monitoring and inspection reports in an online reporting program 


  Qualified applicants should possess:

  • Bachelors’ degree in environmental science, planning, biology, natural resources management, or similar
  • Experience in construction monitoring
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Physical ability to work and stand outside for long periods (potentially in adverse weather conditions), hammer stakes into ground and attach plastic fencing, and traverse rough terrain
  • Proven record demonstrating a commitment to safety 


  About Stillwater Sciences:

Stillwater Sciences ( is an environmental consulting firm specializing in science-based solutions to aquatic, terrestrial, and watershed resource managementWe assist government agencies, NGOs, and private clients with environmental problem solving, planning, design, and permitting using a multi-disciplinary approach that integrates physical and biological processes.  We have 66 dedicated and enthusiastic employees located along the West Coast in five main offices. We maintain a collaborative work environment that promotes productive and rigorous applied science. We pride ourselves on defining and shaping our individual careers in a way that provides a healthy rhythm of work and life responsibilities. Success at Stillwater requires a healthy blend of passion, initiative, commitment, flexibility, and teamwork. Stillwater Sciences is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

Compensation and Application:

Temporary position based out of San Francisco County, California.

The salary range is $17-$22/hour, depending on education and experience.

Please send a cover letter describing experience, with a resume in MS Word or PDF format to:

Please write “Construction Monitor- SF” in the subject line of the email.

Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Position will remain open until filled.