Biologist

Bakersfield, CA
The Senior Wildlife Biologist will be responsible for monitoring activities and coordinating assigned tasks with other biological specialists associated with construction of heavy civil construction works.

Duties

 

·        Conduct on-site wildlife monitoring for covered species  

·        Review technical reports from sub-consultants as specified in Contract, permits and plans.

·        Prepare documentation for environmental compliance program

·        Collect, manage, and process data in GIS

·        Update and edit maps in Arc GIS

·        Post processing procedures in compliance database

·        Report to the Environmental Compliance Manager any violations or non-compliance with environmental laws, rules or regulations and provide recommendations for corrective actions.

 

Requirements

 

·       Demonstrated experience to obtain approval or have obtained approvals for wildlife monitoring and surveys from California Department of Fish and Wildlife and US Fish & Wildlife Service as set forth in typical constraints under California Incidental Take Permits, Streambed Alteration Permits as well as requirements issued under a Biological Opinion.

·        Knowledge of wildlife programs and species habitat in the south San Joaquin Valley is strongly preferred. 

·        Good writing and effective communication

·        10 years of related experience

·        Master’s Degree in Biology preferred,  Bachelor of Science in Biology required, ARC Global Information System (GIS) experience required.