Codes and Standards, Operations, Policy and Planning, Project Management
4 Year Degree
We are looking for a Senior Biologist and Wildlife Biology technical lead in the San Diego office. There is potential for this position to also have expanded responsibilities that include some or all aspects of staff management, technical group development, and/or program management.
As Senior Biologist and Technical Lead:
You will work closely with technical and management staff on project tasks. You will serve as a project manager, proposal manager, technical lead (i.e., Project Biologist, Environmental Compliance Officer), and supporting team member for a wide range of biological resource analyses studies and compliance oversight tasks. The position also provides an opportunity to build on our local practice as well as a statewide practice in coordination with our Inland Empire, Orange County, and northern California offices.
Responsibilities in this position will include:
training and mentoring staff on environmental requirements at project and technical study level;
preparing and managing complex environmental documentation for a wide variety of local infrastructure and private development projects;
interacting with and maintaining productive working relationships with clients on mid-large size projects (e.g., budgeting, billing, scheduling, invoicing);
actively participating in planning/environmental/natural resource/industry organizations;
making presentations to agency representatives on behalf of a project/client;
demonstrating confidence in decision-making and being recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in related technical areas; and,
participating in business development and strategic marketing programs.
The level of responsibility and performance should be that of someone with at least 8 years of relevant experience in the consulting industry, and project/task management experience. We are looking for a professional consultant with a strong working and practical knowledge of survey and reporting standards, compliance regulations, environmental permitting, and land use. A Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in biological resources, botany, ecology, wildlife, environmental science, or related field will be required. USFWS/CDFW permits and MOUs for local species are desired.
The ideal candidate will have previous project management experience, experience with coordinating field survey crews and construction monitors, experience with agency coordination (e.g., CDFW, USFWS, Army Corps), and leading environmental compliance programs. The ideal candidate would also have proven capabilities to independently conduct and complete: habitat assessments, HCP consistency analyses, vegetation mapping, general botanical surveys, focused sensitive species surveys, and associated report documents. Practical experience and familiarity with various state and federal laws/regulations with respect to biological resources is fundamental to success in this position. Expertise in local wetland, botanical, or wildlife resources and familiarity with local survey and reporting requirements is highly preferred. Experience with local, private, and public sector projects and existing relationships with San Diego County lead agencies is also preferred.
If interested, please email your resume and at least two professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Background and DMV check will be conducted. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company. ECORP Consulting, Inc. is an EEO Employer.
About ECORP Consulting, Inc.
ECORP Consulting, Inc. has assisted public and private land owners with environmental regulatory compliance since 1987. We offer full service capability, from initial baseline environmental studies through environmental planning review, permitting negotiation, liaison to obtain legal agreements, , construction supervision, and monitoring and compliance reporting.We bring together an experienced multidisciplinary team of environmental and regulatory specialists, engineers, hydrologists, biologists, wetland specialists, archaeologists, and geographic information systems specialists.ECORP has established professional working relationships with federal and state regulatory agencies, based on technical excellence and a thorough understanding of regulatory processes.We are experienced with the California Fish and Game Code; the regulatory requirements of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA), Sections 401, 402, and 404; the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Sections 106 and 110; the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), Sections 7 and 10; the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); the California Endangered Species Act (CESA); and t...he Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA).We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. If interested, please email your resume and salary requirements to email@example.com.Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company. EEO Employer