Junior Biologist/Wetland Ecologist Task Lead (Field Based)

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Employer
ERM West, Inc.
Location
Irvine, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 09, 2021
Ref
2149440031
Discipline
Ecology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
ERM is hiring an experienced Junior Biologist or Wetland Ecologist Task Lead with consulting experience to play a key role in implementing our existing programs in Southern California. The ideal candidate will have served as a task leader and has a track record of high quality outputs and excellent client communication skills and responsiveness. This is a fast-track opportunity for a junior-level professional looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, on existing contracts. The role will be a mix of remote desktop and field work. This is a full-time, limited-term, 1-year consulting role with the possibility to renew.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Oversee desktop and field tasks related to environmental clearance and regulatory compliance.
  • Achieve client's expectations for scope, schedule, and quality.
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients and public agencies.
  • Other duties may include natural resource surveys, biological monitoring (as necessary), field team management, and providing specialized site assessments.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • BS or MS in biology, wetland science, plant ecology or similar field with experience pertaining to a specialized biological training or field.
  • At least 3 years of consulting experience that involves oversight, task management, team collaboration, QA/QC, technical writing, survey design, impact assessment and multi-media permitting.
  • Basic grasp of the key biological or wetland ecology impact assessment and management issues within the public utility sector, as well as a high degree of technical competence and broad knowledge of impact assessment best practices.
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of ERM as a global company.
  • Expertise and experience in both biology and wetland ecology preferred.

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