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Senior Biologist  

Location Roseville, CA  
Category Environmental Consulting  

LSA's Roseville office is seeking a senior level biologist to support projects and expand biological services. This is a senior level position. The candidate should have experience managing projects, including conducting meetings with clients and regulatory agencies, coordinating reviews with technical staff, maintaining schedules, conducting quality control, managing budgets, preparing scopes and budgets or standalone proposals, and managing subconsultants. The qualified candidate will be expected to develop new work, as well as manage existing work, build and maintain client relationships, and provide oversight of other biological staff.

The salary range for this position is $71,000 to $154,000 per year. The compensation offer will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Position Requirements

A bachelor’s degree or higher in natural or physical sciences is required. Candidates should have at least 7 years of experience, with a strong and proven foundation in Central Valley region biological resources. Specific areas of expertise should include:

  • Field surveys and impact assessment
  • Knowledge of local wildlife species, plant communities, and special-status species
  • Aquatic resources delineation and regulatory permitting (e.g., Section 404, 401, and 1602)
  • State and federal endangered species act permitting (e.g., ESA Section 7 Consultation, Section 2081 Incidental Take Permit)
  • Preparation of mitigation plans, biological reports, and biological resources sections for CEQA and NEPA documents, and
  • Preparation of Caltrans-format biological reports.


Strong emphasis will be placed on previous technical experience and quality of work, financial project management, and ability to develop business and build client relationships. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Compensation The salary range for this position is $71,000 to $154,000 per year. The compensation offer will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.  
About the Organization LSA is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment, and we have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.

LSA's employee-owners are its most valuable resource. LSA fosters professional development and personal growth in an environment that offers opportunities for training and enrichment. LSA takes great pride in its work and looks for talented, dedicated professionals to join its team. We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic people. If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to plan and manage projects, we would like to hear from you.

LSA offers competitive pay, and for all eligible employees medical, dental, vision, long term disability, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan with 401k safe harbor match.

For more details about our employee benefits package please visit our Careers Page on our company website.

EOE Statement LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

LSA provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. All employment decisions at LSA are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Except where required or permitted by law, employment decisions will not be influenced by an individual’s actual or perceived—or association with others of an actual or perceived—age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by federal, State, or local laws.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 3/29/2023  
Exemption None Specified 

EmpID None Specified 

EmpID None Specified 

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