San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity - Associate Biologist (Insignia Environmental, Menlo Park)

June 13, 2022 0:00am to July 11, 2022 0:00am

Insignia is looking for an experienced Associate Biologist to join our team. Responsibilities include performing biological fieldwork, conducting biological research, developing impact assessments, assessing biological and waters permitting requirements, coordinating with project teams, and preparing reports. The Associate Biologist also performs environmental and/or biological monitoring to ensure compliance of construction activities with environmental permits and regulations. Travel and fieldwork account for 40 to 80 percent of this position.

Job Description

•Conduct biological field surveys, including biological assessments, special-status species surveys, vegetation mapping, and wetland delineations.

•Conduct biological monitoring for sensitive species and/or environmental inspection for compliance with permit conditions and associated reporting during construction. •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 Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, Clean Water Act Section 404 and Section 401 permits, and Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 documents.

•With the guidance of Senior Biologists, direct, oversee, and review others’ work to ensure that deliverables can be submitted to clients.

•Ensure work is conducted within the budgetary and scheduling constraints at the project level.

•Assist in the preparation of scopes and costs for project proposals.