Monk & Associates (M&A) has an opening for a Associate Level Biologist with Demonstrated California Regulatory Permitting Experience with two or more of the following agencies: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and/or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Regulatory experience includes permit application preparation, submittal, and negotiation with respective agencies. We are seeking a candidate with a minimum 6 years of regulatory permitting experience working with wetlands and/or California sensitive wildlife and plant species.
Responsibilities could include:
Managing projects; Managing staff level biologists and support staff.
Assisting with field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
Interacting with resource agency personnel and our clients;
Preparing permit application packages for submittal to the resource agencies. M&A has great support staff that will assist you with your preparation of these packages;
Preparing biological constraints analyses and biological resource sections of EIRs. Again, M&A has exceptional support staff that will assist you with preparing these documents, but you must show leadership and have technical expertise to both write and otherwise pull together permit application packages.
A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, wildlife management, or botany, or closely related field. A minimum 6 years of consulting work experience in California. The following qualifications are also necessary:
Must have working knowledge of Northern California flora and/or fauna, and vegetation communities, or wetland communities.
Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the federal and state Endangered Species Acts, and/or the Clean Water Act.
Demonstrated experience writing biological site reports for projects in California.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.