Wildlife Biologist, Compliance Specialist; San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Agency
WRA, Inc.
Location
San Rafael, CA
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Dependent upon experience
Start Date
03/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/31/2021
Website
https://jobs.lever.co/wra-ca/f41c200f-4020-4b55-9755-c76a2369f41c
Description
WRA, Inc. provides professional environmental consulting services in plant, wildlife, and wetland ecology; GIS; environmental planning; regulatory compliance; mitigation and conservation banking; landscape architecture; and engineering. We have been in operation for over forty years and are in the midst of a gradual shift from a small business to a medium sized business. This means that we simultaneously benefit from having developed a relationship-oriented company culture over the years while evolving and implementing systems, processes, and structures to support the growth and evolution as a business. WRA is an employee-owned company, and we are invested in long-term high-quality professional experiences for all of our staff. WRA’s Compliance Monitoring Team supports our clients by helping to implement their permits. We are looking to bring a Wildlife Biologist with expertise in permit compliance. In this role, you will manage compliance monitoring projects, assist in supervising our team of project based employees, and help to grow the team. The position is based in San Rafael, CA. Post-COVID, the successful candidate will be expected to come into the office once a week for face time with their supervisor and other WRA staff. In this role, you will: - Manage compliance monitoring projects - Interpret and implement of permit conditions (e.g. Biological Opinions, CDFW Incidental Take Permits, 1602 Streambed Alteration Agreements) - Interface with Regulatory Personnel - Track projects and manage reporting requirements - Produce required reports - Assist with staffing and scheduling - Coordinate subcontractors - Participate in marketing endeavors including preparation of proposals and business development To be successful in this role, you will need: - Bachelor’s degree or higher in natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field - Demonstrated experience with construction compliance monitoring - Experience with the special status species in California - Demonstrated expertise with resource agency permits - Ability to work independently and manage a team - Demonstrable technical writing ability - Excellent communication skills - Competency in technology and willingness to learn new programs - Detail-oriented, organized, creative, and resourceful - Ability to provide trainings and do other public speaking Who are we? WRA, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm based in San Rafael, California, with offices in Emeryville, Petaluma, and San Diego. For nearly 40 years, WRA has provided outstanding ecological and design expertise to develop successful solutions for our clients. We employ experts in the fields of botany, wildlife, and wetland ecology, GIS, environmental and master planning, engineering, and landscape architecture. WRA is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to creating a diverse environment. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.
Qualifications
To be successful in this role, you will need: - Bachelor’s degree or higher in natural resources, biology, ecology, or related field - Demonstrated experience with construction compliance monitoring - Experience with the special status species in California - Demonstrated expertise with resource agency permits - Ability to work independently and manage a team - Demonstrable technical writing ability - Excellent communication skills - Competency in technology and willingness to learn new programs - Detail-oriented, organized, creative, and resourceful - Ability to provide trainings and do other public speaking Please submit your resume and cover letter here --> https://jobs.lever.co/wra-ca/f41c200f-4020-4b55-9755-c76a2369f41c.
Contact Person
WRA People Operations
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