Biologist On-Call

  • ICF International
  • Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • May 03, 2018
Intermittent - On Call Biology - Ecology Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Job Description ICF is actively looking for an On-Biologist for the Santa Barbara area support project needs and field efforts, including construction monitoring, conducting protocol surveys, nesting bird surveys, data management and/or analysis, writing technical reports and/or technical sections of larger documents, directing field crews on compliance with permit conditions for special status plants and wildlife and comply with mitigation measures pursuant to approved CEQA/NEPA documents and permit conditions from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 

About On-Call Employment with ICF Given the seasonal or project-specific nature of our environmental work, ICF often hires environmental professionals as “On-Call” employees. On-Call employees are scheduled for work hours as they become available (we usually schedule work hours a few weeks ahead of time), and each on-call employee is free to accept or refuse the hours assigned to them in a given week. On-Call employees may work concurrent projects outside of their ICF assignment (along as their outside work does not create a conflict of interest with the work they do for ICF).

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS/PHD  in biology, ecology, environmental science or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 demonstrated years of experience in field
  • Solid field skills including the ability to navigate using maps and GPS
  • Demonstrated experience mapping vegetation communities using both the Holland Classification System and the CNPS California Vegetation Classification Manual
  • Experience assessing site suitability and constraints for supporting sensitive flora and fauna
  • Demonstrated experience with conducting ESA/CESA rare and sensitive flora and fauna surveys
  • Prepared annual and technical reports on filed survey observations and findings
  • Authored annual habitat mitigation and monitoring reports
  • Implement environmental programs, construction monitoring, restoration programs, and the like.
  • Oversee environmental permit compliance monitoring, reporting, and preparing daily monitoring reports. 
  • Wetland delineation, restoration monitoring/installation, and/or permitting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and with regulatory agency personnel
  • Oversee environmental permit compliance monitoring, reporting, and preparing daily monitoring reports. 
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Strong writing, communication, data management, and critical thinking skills
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently
  • An overall dedication to excellence, integrity, and a sense of pride in your work

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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