Senior Wildlife Biologist or Botanist

Employer
Aspen Environmental Group
Location
California, Kentucky, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Informatics / GIS
Discipline
Permitting
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Aspen Environmental Group is seeking a highly motivated Senior Biologist in Southern California.

Required Education and Experience

* A bachelor's degree or higher.
* Minimum of seven (7) years of experience.
* Demonstrated experience in project permitting, impact assessments, proposal preparation, environmental planning, and biological delineation/mitigation.
* Demonstrated experience with local, state, and federal wetland permitting programs.
* Demonstrated experience with CEQA and NEPA document review and preparation.
* Relevant experience with California and southwestern ecosystems and knowledge of local southern California flora and fauna.
* Demonstrated successful client relationships and experience working with subcontractors and regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities Will Include

* Preparing and editing NEPA and CEQA documents, technical reports, and regulatory application packages.
* Preparing permit application packages in accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines.
* Preparing proposal and budget packages.
* Managing project budgets and coordinating project schedules and deliverables.
* Participating in interdisciplinary teams for watershed assessment, resource inventory, impact analysis, and natural resource management planning projects.
* Completing wetland delineations and functional assessments.
* Managing teams of biologists.
* Mentoring junior staff on technical, project management, and career development matters.
* Working effectively in both field and office environments.

Qualifications for Success

* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to produce high quality written reports and verbal presentations.
* Candidates must have a strong work ethic and be highly motivated.
* Highly-developed organizational skills with the ability to focus on broad-scale issues along with an attention to detail to meet competing deadlines and demands.
* Demonstrated success in new business development, preferred.
* Experience with construction monitoring and compliance reporting, preferred.
* Skills in MS Office, CRAM, ARC GIS, and GPS data collection, preferred.
* Ability to travel regionally for client meetings, sometimes in remote areas or rugged terrain.

Compensation. Aspen offers a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, references, and a writing sample in which the candidate was the sole or majority author to jminer@aspeneg.com. The subject line must state, "Senior Biologist Candidate - [NAME]".

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