Mid-Level Biologist/Project Manager

Rincon Consultants, Inc
San Luis Obispo County, California, US
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Rincon Consultants, Inc. is seeking a Mid-Level Biologist/Project Manager who will be responsible for delegating and overseeing workflow and successful project execution, working directly with their peers and junior staff.

What Do You Get To Do In This Position:
  • Life cycle project management for moderate- to large-sized projects and/or major tasks of larger projects/programs. This work includes: proposal writing; cost preparation; confirmation of contractual obligations being met; coordinating and tracking of assignments, scopes, schedules, budgets and deliverables; technical writing; technical direction to staff; client communications; and QA/QC on project work and communications.
  • Serve as Rincon's primary project point of contact for the client and regulatory agencies.
  • Business development activities and deliverables: client outreach; client interviews; and presentations.
  • Field work management and deliverables: conduct, or delegate and oversee, fieldwork necessary to complete biological documentation for projects; travel (with overnight stays) when needed; manage preparation of high-quality technical studies, environmental documents, and other deliverables.
  • Prepare, or delegate and oversee, high-quality technical studies, environmental documents and other deliverables, including but not limited to Biological Resources Assessments, biological sections of CEQA and/or NEPA documents, Jurisdictional Delineations, Habitat Mitigation and Monitoring Plans, and permit application packages.
  • Work is largely completed independently with occasional general direction

This Job Might Be For You If You Have The Following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent and at least 2-5 years of relevant consulting experience. Master's degree in same fields preferred.
  • Doctoral degree in Biology with 3.5 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstration of past or current success in supervising employees, being solution-orientated, and fostering positive relationships with staff, clients, agencies, and sub-consultants.
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of experience in at least 2 of the following areas:
    • Biological resources assessment
    • Species surveys
    • Wetland delineations & jurisdictional determinations
    • Regulatory permitting
    • Regulatory compliance oversight and monitoring
    • Restoration, habitat management, mitigation monitoring
    • Utility/energy project experience is a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication, planning, budgeting, writing, and organizational skills
  • Strong business acumen and customer service skills
  • Positive attitude and eager to streamline and improve process and workflows
  • Highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful, strong time management skills, and innovative

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is an award-winning leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as the #1 ‘Best Environmental Services Firm to Work For' by the Zweig Group in 2021. We partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial, private development, and government. Our 300+ associates in 13 offices located in Northern, Central and Southern California are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

Total Rewards Package* Includes:

HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
Three Weeks Vacation accrued in the first year
401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
Paid Sick Leave
Eight Paid Holidays
Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
Dental, vision, prescription drug
Supplemental life insurance
Volunteer Pay for a Day
Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
Professional Development
Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
And much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week

Rincon Consultants, Inc does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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