Associate or Senior Wildlife Biologist

Dokken Engineering

Folsom, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $75,000 - $125,000
Required Experience 2 - 6 years
Dokken biologists conduct jurisdictional delineation

Wildlife Biologist/Environmental Planner at Dokken  (Folsom, California)

Dokken’s environmental branch has an opening for a position as an Associate or Senior Wildlife Biologist starting in the fall of 2023 (start date is negotiable).

The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in wildlife biology, can lead complex biological projects/permits, and works well in a team environment.

Dokken provides environmental planning and permitting, engineering, and construction support services for local, state, and federally funded projects including bridges, roads, trails, water/irrigation systems, transit systems, etc.

Dokken has an in-house environmental team of biologists, arborists, archaeologists, noise/air experts, and environmental planners.

Responsibilities include: conducting literature research; completing field surveys to collect field data; collaborating with clients, engineers, and regulatory authorities; developing complex biological solutions; securing environmental permits and approvals; assisting with the preparation and implementation of mitigation and monitoring reporting programs; monitoring construction work; ensuring compliance with the Federal and State Endangered Species Acts, Clean Water Act, and NEPA/CEQA; assisting with overall environmental planning; and, writing technical reports including but not limited to Natural Environment Studies, Jurisdictional Delineations, Biological Assessments, and Restoration/Re-vegetation Plans. This position will also involve writing proposals and securing new biological related contracts.

Qualifications:  Minimum of BA or BS in biology, ecology, or a related biology field. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field, and be familiar with California flora and fauna. Applicants should have a good working knowledge of federal and California laws (e.g. the Federal and State Endangered Species Acts, NEPA, and CEQA). Previous experience with environmental studies and GPS/GIS applications are strongly preferred. Training will be provided as needed.

Position will be based in Folsom, CA with occasional travel throughout California.  

Salary: $75,000 – $125,000 dependent on qualifications plus a comprehensive benefits package, an employee stock ownership plan, and 9% matching 401k program.  If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@dokkenengineering.com 


If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@dokkenengineering.com 

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Category Ecology, General / Stewardship, Wildlife
Tags GIS, Permitting, Environmental Consulting