March 09, 2022 0:00am to May 01, 2022 0:00am
Insignia is looking to fill an immediate opening for a Lead Biologist, who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity. Responsibilities include leading and performing biological fieldwork; conducting biological research; developing impact assessments; assessing biological and waters permitting requirements; coordinating with project teams; and preparing reports. The Lead Biologist also performs environmental and/or biological monitoring to ensure compliance of construction activities with environmental permits and regulations. In addition, the Lead Biologist manages tasks on large projects independently and small-sized projects with oversight. Travel and fieldwork accounts for 40 to 70 percent of this position’s time.
Conduct biological field surveys, including biological assessments, special-status species surveys, vegetation mapping, and wetland delineations.
Prepare biological documents, including special-status survey reports, biological resources technical reports, and biological resources sections of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) documents.
Prepare resource agency permit applications, including Notifications for Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permits, and Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 documents.
With the guidance from Senior Biologists, direct, oversee, and review others’ work to ensure that deliverables can be submitted to the client.
Ensure work is conducted within the assigned constraints (i.e., budget and schedule) at the project level.
Assist in the preparation of scopes and costs for project proposals.
Please see the attached job announcement for more information.