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Senior Biologist
Our client provides comprehensive Environmental Health Safety Consulting Services.  They have a small company feel with the reach and resources of a national firm with diverse cross selling opportunities in engineering, architecture, sustainability, and consulting.
They are looking for a Senior Biologist to manage the biological studies portion of the Albuquerque office. The general scope of work would include, but not limited to, project management activities, general vegetation and wildlife studies, protocol surveys for threatened and endangered species, and wetland determinations and delineations. This position can be hybrid remote but will report to the Albuquerque, NM office.
 The Senior Biologist will also be responsible for 
  • Managing biological projects 
  • Leading and supporting the development of project proposals
  • Developing schedules and work plans for the completion of biological field studies
  • Completing biological field surveys and managing field crews
  • Compiling field data and subsequently preparing reports on the findings of surveys
  • Coordination with federal and state resource agencies
  • Communication with clients and team members to successfully complete projects
  • Presentations to the general public concerning the biological consequences of project actions through environmental documents such as Biological Evaluations
  • Preferred Master of Science degree in botany, zoology or related field.  BS candidates with documentable field expertise will be considered
  • Minimum three years (preferred 5+ years) of field related experience in the southwestern United States
  • Preferred ability to identify flora and fauna in the southwestern United States
  • Preferred wetland delineation certification
  • Experience using GPS units and GIS software such as ArcGIS and Google Earth
  • Ability to multitask across several concurrent projects and tasks
  • Ability to organize data/information
  • Ability to schedule and supervise field personnel
  • Ability to interact with clients and agency personnel, and maintain a positive attitude under difficult circumstances
  • Ability to meet deadlines within budgets
  • Familiarity with the Endangered Species Act, and other federal and state natural resources laws
  • Familiarity with completing environmental documents such as Biological Evaluations
  • Excellent writing skills
Field Requirements
  • Frequent day and overnight trips to complete field work
  • Ability to walk 10 plus miles per day in hot or cold temperature, and windy/dusty conditions
  • Ability to carry field equipment, use a shovel, transverse difficult terrain.
  • Ability to drive long distances (up to 10 hours) in a day
  • Ability to drive in 4x4 (4WD) situations

Placement Type: Direct Hire

Annual Salary Range: $75,000 - $115,000
Benefits: Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualified employees plus profit sharing and other perks.
PTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply now for immediate and confidential consideration!