Senior Botanist/Regulatory Specialist/Project Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-654915
    • Job Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
      Monterey, CA,
      Oakland, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 18, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Type of Degree: BA,BS
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’  we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 250+ associates in 14 offices located in northern, central, and southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

We are looking for a Senior Botanist/Regulatory Specialist/Project Manager reporting to our San Luis Obisbo, Monterey, or Oakland offices.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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
  • Technical Work
    • Conduct fieldwork necessary to complete biological documentation for projects, particularly botanical studies and jurisdictional delineations
    • Travel (with overnight stays) when needed
    • Preparation of high quality technical studies and environmental documents. The Senior Biologist 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.
  • Business Development
    • Client outreach
    • Proposal writing
    • Client interviews
    • Presentations

Experience and Skills:

Qualified candidates ideally will have a minimum of 5+ years of experience in at least 3 of the following areas:

  • Biological resource assessments (CEQA/NEPA)
  • Botanical surveys
  • Wildlife species surveys
  • Wetland delineations & jurisdictional determinations
  • Regulatory permitting
  • Regulatory compliance oversight and monitoring
  • Restoration, habitat management, mitigation monitoring
  • Utility / energy projects

Minimum Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • BS in Biology or equivalent and at least 5+ years of relevant consulting experience
  • MS in Biology or equivalent from an accredited university or college and 5 years of relevant consulting experience
  • PhD in Biology or equivalent and 3.5 years of relevant experience

 

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

 

 

Rincon Consultants is a professional platform!

Employees leverage our collective knowledge and experience to provide exemplary client service, influence environmentally-conscious outcomes, and accelerate their careers. 27% of our employees were promoted in 2017.

 

Total Rewards Package* Includes:

  • Insurance (medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, long-term disability, accidental death & dismemberment, and life)
  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Vacation and Sick Accrual
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • 2x/Year Employee Bonus Opportunities
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much, much more!

*All programs subject to review and change