Bat Team Leader/Biologist

Ecological Solutions, Inc., an environmental consulting firm in Roswell, Georgia, is seeking qualified applicants to assist with fill a seasonal position of bat team leaders for the 2017 summer field season. Qualified applicants must possess a Section 10 Federal Endangered Bat Species permit for the endangered Indiana bat and gray bat, and the listed as threatened northern long-eared bat.

Job Duties

In addition to required night work, applicants can expect to work long days, often 7 days per week, with constant travel during the summer field season. This position requires lifting heavy equipment, working and hiking in challenging environments, rugged and uneven terrain or waist deep water. Daily duties include project logistics, data management, reports, equipment maintenance, decontamination procedures, team and safety management, and land-owner contact. A team leader is expected to independently manage all the tasks that are required to run a bat survey. Travel required.

Minimum Qualification:

  • A federal endangered species permit for the Indiana bat, gray bat and northern long-eared bat is required. Competent with knowledge of bat ecology and habitat requirements.  Documentation of recent rabies pre-exposure vaccination or titer check within the last two years
  • Documentation of recent rabies pre-exposure vaccination or titer check within the last two years
  • Knowledge of federal and state level regulations for compliance with bat surveys
  • Experience with Acoustic equipment and analysis
  • Capability to select mist net sites, properly set mist nets, management and proficiency in safe removal of bats from nets, identifying bat species, and applying transmitters
  • Experience with telemetry, orienteering, vegetation in the southeast, and emergence counts
  • Skill set needed: leadership, logistics management, clear communication, precise data collection, positive attitude, professionalism, and a team member
  • At least a B.S. in a wildlife related field
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record


  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications


  • May 2017 - Start date is negotiable and we will consider a shorter period position for qualified applicants who are looking for a shorter survey time frame.


  • Office based in Roswell, Georgia, travel is throughout the southeast


  • Lodging, and meal stipend provided.

To Apply:

Please send resume/CV, cover letter, documentation of pre-rabies or titer check and three references to: 

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Attn: Dottie Brown
Ecological Solutions, Inc.
630 Colonial Park Dr.
Suite 200
Roswell, GA. 30075
Office 770-998-7848 Fax 770-998-5606




Ecological Solutions, Inc.
630 Colonial Park Drive Roswell, GA 30075
P: (770) 998.7848