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Senior Wildlife Biologist/Wetland Scientist

Senior Wildlife Biologist/Wetland Scientist

Austin, TX - Full Time, Mid to Senior Level


Description

Blanton & Associates, Inc. seeks a senior wildlife biologist/wetland scientist for our Austin, Texas, office. This person will lead and perform plant and wildlife habitat assessments/surveys, wetland delineations and functional assessments, assess impacts, and prepare technical reports, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 404/10 permit applications, and mitigation plans, and assist with agency/permit coordination.

Qualifications

Requirements: A Master’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, Botany, or related field. Relevant work experience may be substituted for advanced degree. Must be able to conduct field work in remote locations and be comfortable in the field environment. Must be able to compose technical reports from the results of field investigations. Must recognize importance of consistent procedures and protocols. Local candidates are preferred.

Skills: 6+ years relevant professional work experience. Work experience should include substantial skill with plant and wildlife surveys, wetland delineations and functional assessments (preferably in Texas), impact and permit assessments, preparation of technical reports, USACE 404/10 permit applications, and mitigation plans, and compliance with the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act. Experience with GPS technologies required. Computer skills should include the MS Office Suite. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Certification as a Certified Wildlife Biologist (CWB) and/or Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) a plus.

Please send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jobs@blantonassociates.com. Position is open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Compensation

This is a full time, salaried position with medical, dental, and vision insurance provided. A 401(k) plan with profit sharing is included in the benefit package. Pay commensurate with experience.

Company Description

Blanton & Associates, Inc., delivers a broad range of environmental consulting, planning, and project management with a focus on regulatory compliance and permitting. Our Austin-based firm provides a relaxed working environment where self-starters and motivated employees can succeed. Visit our website at http://www.blantonassociates.com for more career opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.



Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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