On-Call Biologist

  • GEI Consultants, Inc.
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Sep 30, 2018
Intermittent - On Call Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Water Quality Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Conducting plant/wildlife/habitat field surveys, biological literature research, mapping of biological resources, compliance with environmental regulations, and report writing.
  • Conduct habitat mapping and assessments and surveys for special-status species and other sensitive biological resources at numerous sites throughout the Bay Area.
  • Conduct worker environmental awareness training and biological construction monitoring.
  • Perform preliminary desktop analysis, prepare technical reports, and assist with other deliverables as needed.
  • Monitor construction activities to ensure compliance with mitigation/regulatory requirements.
  • Effectively communicate with construction crews, project personnel, and agency staff.
  • Write and maintain daily monitoring and inspection logs, and prepare survey reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience in conducting biological surveys, impact analyses, wetland delineations, environmental permitting and/or similar activities.
  • Bachelors or higher degree in botany, wildlife, biological sciences, environmental sciences, or a related field.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills and experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience conducting field surveys in the region and completing associated documentation.
  • Strong writing skills, including experience writing biological technical studies.
  • Working knowledge of relevant environmental statutes and regulations (e.g., CEQA, NEPA, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, Fish and Game Code) and associated permits.
  • A clean DMV record and compliance with company safety protocols and procedures are required.
  • Experience with identifying, conducting surveys, and monitoring for special-status species, including California red-legged frog, dusky-footed woodrat, and nesting birds, is preferred.


  • Market-Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits Program, including Medical, Dental, Vision and More
  • Continuing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Professional Development and Opportunities for Advancement
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • GEI-Funded Profit Sharing and 401(k)
  • And More…

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Job Level

Entry-level,   Mid-level