Mid-level Biologist / Project Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-548837
    • Job Location: Monterey, CA
      Fresno, CA,
      Los Angeles, CA,
      Santa Barbara, CA,
      Ventura, CA,
      Oakland, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Employee
    • Date Updated: April 12, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a highly qualified multi-disciplinary environmental science, planning, and engineering consulting firm with offices in Carlsbad, Fresno, Los Angeles, Monterey, Oakland, Sacramento, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz and Ventura, California. Rincon was founded in 1994 and is currently staffed by more than 165 arborist, archaeologist, architectural historians, botanist, engineers, environmental scientist, geologist, GIS professionals, LEED accredited professionals, paleontologist, planners, restoration ecologist, soil scientist, visual information specialists, wetland scientist and wildlife biologist. In addition to our broad range of services and staff qualifications; one of our key strengths is our active involvement in projects from 'inception-to-implementation'.

We have an immediate opening and excellent professional growth opportunity for a Mid-level Biologist/Project Manager in our Fresno, Monterey, Oakland, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo and Ventura offices. 

Recognized as a "Best Places to Work" in 2015, we invest in our employees through competitive salaries, benefits and incentive programs designed to further the professional development of each employee in line with the firm's business goals and needs.


Experience and Skills:

Minimum Education and Work Experience Requirements (Meet one or more of the following requirements):

  • Baccalaureate degree in Biology or equivalent and at least 5 years of relevant consulting experience
  • Master’s degree in Biology or equivalent from an accredited university or college and 3-5 years of relevant consulting experience
  • Doctorate degree in Biology or equivalent and 2-5 years of relevant experience


Qualified candidates ideally will have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience in at least 2 of the following areas:

  • Biological resources assessment
  • Species surveys
  • Wetland delineations & jurisdictional determinations
  • Regulatory permitting
  • Regulatory compliance oversight
  • Regulatory compliance monitoring
  • Restoration, habitat management, mitigation monitoring


 Responsibilities include:

  • Life cycle project management
    • Proposal writing
    • Contract negotiations / confirm contractual obligations met
    • Coordinating and tracking of assignments, scopes, schedules budgets and deliverables
    • Technical writing
    • Technical direction to staff
    • Client communications
    • QA / QC 
  • Business Development
    • Client outreach
    • Proposal writing
    • Client interviews
    • Presentations 
  • Fieldwork
    • Conduct fieldwork necessary to complete biological documentation for projects
    • Travel (with overnight stays) when needed
    • The Mid-level Biologist/Project Manager manages the preparation of high quality technical studies and environmental documents.  The Mid-level Biologist/Project Manager has the ability to manage and complete moderate to large sized projects and major tasks of larger projects.  The majority of work is completed in a largely unsupervised manner.


The qualified candidate can demonstrate a minimum of 5+ years of progressive & successful experience in the above three areas (Project Management, Business Development & Fieldwork). Additionally, the qualified candidate can demonstrate their past / current successes of supervising employees, being solution-orientated, and fostering positive relationships with staff, clients, agencies and subconsultants.