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SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for a Staff-Level Biologist* to support projects throughout Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming, reporting to our Broomfield or Fort Collins, Colorado office. This region offers a unique work environment supporting a variety of industries including renewable energy, transmission, and oil and gas clients. These are hourly, regular (with benefits), full-time positions.
*The successful candidate’s job title will more accurately reflect their specific areas of focus and experience, such as Natural Resources Technician, Assistant Staff Biologist, Assistant Staff Environmental Scientist, Staff Biologist, or Staff Environmental Scientist.
Technicians typically are entry level positions. Assistant staff positions typically have a few months to one year of relevant industry experience and expertise. Staff positions typically have up to two years of relevant industry experience and expertise.
This position will assist with a variety of natural resource field studies, including threatened/endangered species assessments, avian/wildlife surveys, botanical surveys, wetland delineations, and soil surveys. It is expected that, for the majority of time during the first year or so in the position, the candidate will prepare and conduct fieldwork. It is hoped that, over time and depending upon individual performance, the candidate will perform more office-based tasks after that, such as technical writing and data management/analysis.
Primary Duties Include:
Bachelor's or Associate’s degree or in pursuit of a Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in biology, ecology, or a related field.
Prior experience completing environmental field-based work.
Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:
Avian species identification (sight and sound)
Plant species identification (grasses, forbs, succulents)
Experience technical writing
Knowledge of Federal and State environmental regulations
SWCA Environmental Consultants is an established and flourishing environmental firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental compliance services. SWCA is an employee-owned company composed of environmental professionals who specialize in natural and cultural resource management, environmental planning, and regulatory compliance.
With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance companies and consistently ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms. We offer a team-oriented work environment, and a competitive compensation and benefits package, including an employee stock ownership plan (retirement) for full-time, regular employees.
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SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges in all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
An employee in this Denver, CO - based position can expect a hourly rate of: Natural Resources Technician -- $19.43/hour to 25.73/hour; Assistant Staff Biologist -- $21.53/hour to $27.83/hour; Staff Biologist -- $24.15/hour to $31.50/hour. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA’s Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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