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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
JOB #R2102417

Senior Biologist On-Call

Senior Biologist

Central Coast, CA

Job Description

ICF is seeking a Senior On-Call Biologist to support multiple large projects located across California.

The On-Call Biologist will conduct surveys and monitor construction activities related to construction compliance monitoring for the projects. The On-Call Biologist will act as a liaison between the ICF project management team and construction contractor to facilitate compliance with environmental mitigation measures and permit conditions.  Work schedule may include 10-14-hour workdays for up to 6 days a week.

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).

Key Responsibilities

  • Creation of daily compliance monitoring reporting and document non-compliance occurrences

  • Oversee compliance monitoring pertaining to range of resources, including biological resources, wetlands and waters, air quality, noise, water quality and erosion control

  • Ensure consistency of project processes procedures

  • Work closely with construction/and/or other environmental monitors.

  • Advocate safety as a top priority

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Biology, Wildlife Biology, or related field 

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in the field completing species surveys, vegetation mapping, site analysis, habitat assessments, wildlife movement assessment, and/or similar technical qualifications that demonstrates a strong knowledge and technical competence of biological resources in southern California

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing or leading staff in biological or regulatory projects.

  • Minimum of 10 years of project or task order management for biological or regulatory projects.

  • Previous construction monitoring experience

  • Knowledge of NEPA/CEQA mitigation measures and FESA and CESA terms and conditions relative to construction activities

  • Credentials and experience must be approved by USFWS and CDFW

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work overtime as necessary

  • Must have valid driver’s license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.

Required Qualifications

  • Holding agency permits and authorizations related to special status species/species of concern for Southern California.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Los Angeles, CA (CA80)


Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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