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Early-to-Mid Career Biologist (WA and ID - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS)

Early-to-Mid Career Biologist (WA and ID - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS)

Early-to-Mid Career Biologist 

Location: Bellevue, WA (Job ID WES0003TQ); Yakima, WA (Job ID WES0003TR); Spokane, WA (Job ID WES0003TS); Boise, WA (Job ID WES0003TT) 
Category: Environmental Science

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Your Impact:

The Jacobs Environmental Science, Planning and Engineering practice is looking for an Early-to Mid-Career Biologist The position is based out of Jacobs’ Bellevue, Washington office.

Your Impact:

When it comes to environmental consulting, we’re helping our clients protect our world’s natural resources. In this role you’ll support transportation, rail, water, utility, and energy sector work by assisting in environmental permitting and documentation, wetland and stream assessments, environmental monitoring during construction, biological assessments, wildlife habitat surveys, mitigation planning, and restoration/mitigation site monitoring. 

As a motivated professional, you’ll be a member of our highly experienced and quickly growing Jacobs’ environmental practice in the Pacific Northwest. In this role, you’ll assist others in stream assessment, wetland delineation, wildlife studies, and/or mitigation/restoration plans, and assisting in the completion of field assessments in support of permit applications and environmental documentation. You’ll have the opportunity to work on wetland identification and delineation using the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regional supplements, wetland rating using Ecology’s wetland rating systems, work with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) surveys, habitat analysis, and biological assessment/evaluation report preparation and work with local (city or county), state, or federal and permitting. You may travel to project locations around the Pacific Northwest for field work.

You’ll work closely with a diverse team to provide proactive and collaborative solutions for various public and private sector clients and would assist senior staff in leveraging Jacobs’ team of project managers, planners, biologists, and environmental scientists in the pursuit and delivery of opportunities in the Pacific Northwest.

Within the Jacobs’ Pacific Northwest environmental practice and broader Northwest business unit, there are opportunities for career growth in accordance with your interests – whether it be environmental science, planning, and permitting – or business operations, sales, business development, and inclusion and diversity efforts. We are a place where you can learn and grow for years to come.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about: Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $65,700 to $114,900 for an Intermediate level position, $81,100 to $142,000 for an Associate level and $98,700 to $172,700 for a Career level position. Salary is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

  •  Experience with Endangered Species Act (ESA) surveys
  • Completed the Washington State Department of Ecology’s How to Determine the Ordinary High Water Mark and Using the Revised Washington State Wetland Rating System (2014) in Eastern and/or Western Washington
  • Working knowledge of fish biology, fish habitat, engineering drawings, specifications, estimates, reporting, and construction
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing handheld GPS equipment and software
  • Experience monitoring construction projects for compliance with environmental permits and approvals

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level

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