Wildlife Biologist / Botanist - Brea, California
Burns & McDonnell - Brea, CA

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The Wildlife Biologist / Botanist will be responsible on project sites, to efficiently and accurately assess the presence of common and special status California biological communities, and the special status plants and animals supported by project communities and vegetation. For federal and state listed species, able to determine and recommend which focused protocol surveys would be required to complete appropriate CEQA-, NEPA-, FESA-, and CESA-compliant Biologist Technical Reports and Biological Assessments. Experienced in research and preparing standard environmental sections for CEQA, CESA, NEPA, FESA, or other similar policies. Able to analyze impacts on biological resources and provide practical, do-able mitigation's that address these impacts during project construction. Coordinate work with permitting specialists. Support preparation of proposals. Progressive project responsibilities. Coordinate staff on projects in California.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in biology with experience as an environmental consultant. Minimum 5 years applicable experience in field identification of California plants and animals, using primary reference materials. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Proficient computer skills. Project management skills. Knowledge of state and federal regulations. Ability to manage field biologists and participate in field activities. Familiarity with GIS and GPS mapping. Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

EOE

Schedule

Full-time

Travel

Yes, 20 % of the Time

Primary Location

US-CA-Brea

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