Veterans Preferred - Biologist

Oakland, California, US
Aug 02, 2021
Aug 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.
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Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we're helping our clients protect our world's natural resources and bring a resilient approach to infrastructure, renewables, and restoration projects. As a senior biologist/ecologist you will provide support and expertise in field biology, facility siting, regulatory strategy, permitting, restoration, and task leadership. You'll work as a member of a strong team to apply your particular focus and background in wetland, avian, botanical, and/or wildlife resources. Coupled with your familiarity and experience with state and federal permitting, you will bring your talents to support our challenging projects including renewables development and linear infrastructure projects as we strive to build a better tomorrow.

Based in San Francisco, Oakland, or Sacramento, CA you'll have the opportunity to perform both field and office work related to your particular expertise and work with our team's recognized experts in characterizing, evaluating, and minimizing proposed projects' effects on natural resources. Your work could include baseline rare plant surveys, wetland delineations, habitat characterization, or protocol wildlife species surveys as appropriate to your background and interests. You will have the opportunity to work on environmental compliance across large projects, and lead restoration and mitigation planning projects. You'll serve as a key team member building upon your experience, leading teams, and mentoring others. You'll be challenged as you support multiple projects, including renewable energy, dynamic energy, transportation, water, and sustainability and resilience projects.

At Jacobs, we're partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you'll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Our "Future of Work" approach will offer you the opportunity to spend time working both in the office, time working from home, and in the field. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living so explore us!

Bring your enthusiasm and desire to conserve our natural resources, and we'll help you grow what drives you.
Here's What You'll Need:

• Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or similar discipline

• Progressively responsible work history in biology or similar experience

• Experience leading and serving on teams of biologists assessing habitats for special status species and/or wetlands

• Experience leading resource and impact evaluations and endangered species consultations.

• Demonstrated experience with preparation of state and federal resource agency permitting documents and other technical reports.

• Experience with fostering relationships with large project teams, client, client's contractors and regulatory agency staff.

• Ability to travel and work in the field.

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

· Master's degree or other graduate degree is preferred

• Possession of a state [Scientific Collecting/MOU] or federal permit [10(a)1(A)] for listed species or Professional Wetland Scientist certification is preferred

• Interest and experience with project management and preparing proposals.

· OSHA 10-hr Construction Safety Training
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