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Environmental Scientist (JC-416170)

Transportation Biologist

Environmental Scientist

Job Control: JC-416170

Classification: Environmental Scientist

Annual Salary: $49,740.00 – $95,112.00

Apply by: 2/29/2024

All applications must be submitted through the link external link on Calcareers.

"At Caltrans, we foster a supportive environment that encourages open communication and mutual respect, empowering you to bring your best ideas forward. Our commitment to work-life balance ensures you have time to recharge and pursue personal passions, while our dedication to job security guarantees a stable and fulfilling career."

About the Position:

Under the supervision of a Branch Chief, Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory), the District Biologist will perform a wide variety of scientific and technical investigations from the office and field throughout the nine-county Bay Area. The Biologist is a key member of the District 4 Division of Environmental Planning and Engineering and Caltrans Project Development Team and is responsible for ensuring environmental compliance on transportation projects through the preparation of technical reports; obtaining permits from state and federal regulatory agencies; and conducting construction compliance and mitigation activities. The Biologist conducts biological surveys and habitat assessments; gathers data on natural resources; identifies and analyzes the impacts of transportation projects on biological resources; and develops measures to avoid, minimize, and mitigate those impacts. The team member will also have an opportunity to contribute to environmental resource protection, such as through the development of fish and wildlife crossing projects. The Biologist will work under one of two functions within the Office of Biological Sciences and Permits: Project Delivery or Construction Compliance and Mitigation.

*See more details on the Duty Statement located on the job posting.

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