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Senior Biologist

Logan Simpson
Tempe, Arizona, US
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our goal remains simple: to help guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.

We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.

Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Senior Biologist to work a hybrid schedule based out of one of our Arizona offices (Tempe, Flagstaff, or Tucson) or in our Salt Lake City, Utah office.

Responsibilities Include:

Serves as lead technical biologist on complex projects.
Conducts field surveys for threatened, endangered, and sensitive species.
Serves as project manager.
Implements business development and marketing strategies.
Prepares proposals and complex reports.
Manages project budgets.

Position Requires:

Proven experience and technical expertise working in environmental compliance related to biological resources.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Environmental Studies, or closely-related field.
6-10 years of relevant consulting or agency experience.
Knowledge of local and regional biological and habitat planning regulations.
Experience with NEPA document preparation.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of environmental regulations, especially the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act.
Be able to work cooperatively in a team-oriented setting.
Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions from vaccination may be considered for medical reasons or for a sincerely held religious belief.

Preferred Qualifications:

Consulting experience and established relationships with federal, tribal, state, and local resource and regulatory agencies.
Experience with and working knowledge of botany/vegetation, wetland delineation, and 404 permitting.
Master's degree in Biology, Environmental Studies, or close-related field.


This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis between $58,240 to $74,880 annually, depending on experience and education.

Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:

A Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match.
Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday.
Work on a variety of interesting projects.
Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings.
Internal professional development program.
Tuition reimbursement program.
Babies-at-Work program.
Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs.

If interested, please apply and attach a resume and a cover letter.

Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.

Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor, including equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.
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