The Biologist / Assistant Project Manager will be part of EI’s management team that provides environmental impact analyses and technical reports to clients on a variety of projects including land development (residential/commercial), transportation, and renewable energy, and others. The successful candidate will support EI’s Project Management team and work with EI’s staff of biologists, archaeologists, environmental analysts, and GIS specialists.
The successful candidate may also provide biological support for EI’s projects located throughout Southern California, primarily in Riverside, Los Angeles, and Kern Counties. Tasks may include focused wildlife surveys; documenting occurrence and distribution of identified species; and technical reporting for rare and endangered species.
Education and Training:
•B.S. (M.S. preferred) in Biology, Wildlife Biology, Ecology, or related field
•Knowledge of California’s biological resources with a strength in wildlife and/or wetland ecology
•Strong understanding of FESA, CESA, CEQA, and NEPA.
•Experience and training with ArcGIS and GPS technologies for large-scale biological resource inventories
•Broad experience in varied habitats across southern California
•Current or previous USFWS 10(a)(1)(A) Permit and current/previous CDFW Scientific Collecting Permits
•Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse groups including field staff, contractors, and clients
•Minimum of five (5) years of related professional experience as an environmental professional with demonstrated knowledge of regional, State, and federal environmental laws as well as botany or endangered plant species management in California
•Habitat and rare plant restoration
•Biological construction monitoring
•Jurisdictional Delineation surveys