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Biologist

Biologist will perform scientific/environmental project assignments requiring application of moderately complex objectives and limited variables. Must be able to work independently on medium sized projects as well as assist more senior scientists on larger projects. Candidates should have a basic knowledge and/or job training in botany, wetlands and wildlife surveys; have a good working knowledge of state and federal: sensitive species laws, aquatic resource laws and environmental documentation requirements (e.g. NEPA & CEQA). Assignments may require dealing with diverse working conditions while in the field.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support on our project teams regarding biological resources
  • Conduct the analysis of project effects on biological resources for environmental compliance, such as those related to CEQA and NEPA
  • Perform field investigations and/or analysis of field data including wetland delineations, biological resource inventories, pre-construction and rare plant surveys
  • Contribute to regulatory permitting efforts
  • Support development of client relationships, business development, and proposals

Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Additional Information

  • Bachelor's degree (BS) in Biology or related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience managing biological/environmental projects and tasks
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations relation to biological resources including Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and California Fish and Game Code.
  • Terrestrial wildlife experience, especially in bird identification, as well as California botanical inventory experience preferred.

How to apply:

FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), an ADEC Innovation, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please email your resume with cover letter and salary history to careers@firstcarbonsolutions.com with "Biologist, Last, First Name" in the subject heading.

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