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Associate Level Biologist with Demonstrated California Regulatory Permitting Experience

Associate Level Biologist with Demonstrated California Regulatory Permitting Experience

Walnut Creek, CA (Hybrid) - Full Time, Mid to Senior Level


Associate Level Biologist with Demonstrated California Regulatory Permitting Experience

Monk & Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek, California

Monk & Associates (M&A) has an opening for an Associate Level Biologist with a federal 10(a)(1)(A) Recovery Permit to work with federally endangered species known from the San Francisco Bay Area, and a corresponding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) from California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) if required for the species. Also,

demonstrated California Regulatory Permitting Experience with two or more of the following agencies: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and/or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Regulatory experience includes permit application preparation, submittal, and negotiation with respective agencies.

Responsibilities could include:
Managing projects; Managing staff level biologists and support staff.
Assisting with field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
Interacting with resource agency personnel and our clients;
Preparing permit application packages for submittal to the resource agencies. M&A has great support staff that will assist you with your preparation of these packages;
Preparing biological constraints analyses and biological resource sections of EIRs. Again, M&A has exceptional support staff that will assist you with preparing these documents, but you must show leadership and have technical expertise to both write and otherwise pull together permit application packages.  

Key Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, wildlife management, or botany, or closely related field. A minimum 10 years of consulting work experience in California. The following qualifications are also necessary:

Must have working knowledge of Northern California flora and/or fauna, and vegetation communities, or wetland communities.
Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the federal and state Endangered Species Acts, and/or the Clean Water Act.
Demonstrated experience writing biological site reports for projects in California.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Salary Range $90-$110K depending on levels of regulatory permitting experience. Benefits include 401K plan, health and dental plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick leave.


Please email your resume to monkadmin@monkassociates.com.


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : ""

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