SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a Senior Biologist with existing permits (ideally for coastal California gnatcatcher, fairy shrimp, and others), experience in natural resource management and consultation, conducting biological studies, and mentoring junior staff for our southern California Natural Resources Program.
The ideal candidate will be interested in developing a long-term consulting career that combines high-level technical expertise with commercial acumen and leadership. Responsibilities may include leading natural resource field studies for sensitive species, preparing biological technical reports per multiple agency requirements, reviewing technical reports, consulting with regulatory agencies, assisting with refining survey methodologies, mentoring field staff, assist with preparation of natural resource proposals, and project management.
The Senior biologist has the option to participate in SWCA’s Scientific Leadership Program, which allows top subject experts to be recognized and rewarded for distinguished productivity and intellectual acumen, to make regular contributions to corporate strategies, and provide input to all levels of the company.
Our Natural Resources program works on diverse natural resources related projects across many business lines, including renewable energies, utilities, infrastructure, transportation, habitat restoration, and mitigation banking. In addition, the southern California office offers a unique work environment and specializes in natural resources, cultural resources, and permitting.
This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience. SWCA offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including an employee stock ownership retirement plan (ESOP).
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full-spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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