Regulatory Specialist Biologist

Location: Walnut Creek, Roseville, San Bernardino or Irvine
FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) is focused on improving the world we live in by advancing sustainable practices globally. And, it’s our goal to improve the lives of all people we work with, whether they are clients, partners or colleagues.

We have immediate openings for two Regulatory Specialist Biologists for our northern and southern California offices. This role will manage client projects relative to regulatory requirements of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Regional Water Quality Control Board, and other state and federal agencies. This role will manage staff (including subs/specialists) in obtaining information needed to determine agency jurisdiction, complete permit applications, define mitigation options, and respond to agency concerns/comments. The Specialists will prepare and/or manage the preparation of development constraints, analyses, jurisdictional reports, develops Conceptual Mitigation Plans, endangered species biological assessments, environmental assessments, 404(b)(1) alternatives analyses, environmental impact statements, and permit applications (especially for Section 404 permits and Section 1601/1603 agreements). They will also act as a liaison between resource agencies and clients, as well as keeping clients informed of, and involved in the regulatory process. The Specialists will need to strive to maintain/increase their personal knowledge of changing state and federal regulations and assist in passing along this information to other staff.