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Sapphos Environmental, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please check our current openings for available positions being offered. Sapphos Environmental Inc. offers competitive salaries, as well as great benefits.

 

 

If your qualifications match the job criteria, please send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements, references, and writing sample (if applicable) to our Human Resources Department by one of the following methods:

 

 

 

 

Current Openings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Environmental Compliance Specialist (Sr. CEQA/NEPA Specialist)

 

Sapphos Environmental, Inc. is seeking an experienced Sr. CEQA/NEPA Specialist capable of project and client management in the establishment of project scope, controls, and delivery. The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong grasp of permitting procedures, impact assessment, and mitigation measures as they apply to CEQA/NEPA projects.  In addition to general CEQA/NEPA skills., the ideal candidate will have technical expertise in one of the CEQA/NEPA specialty areas such as noise, traffic or air. This person will also be responsible for acquiring new work, support other staff’s individual projects and serve in an advisory capacity when working in conjunction with other departments.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Independently lead and prepare CEQA/NEPA documents.
  • Produce, review, edit and analyze environmental impact reports and studies (EIR/S), Mitigated Negative Declarations MNDs, Environmental Assessments and other various CEQA/NEPA-standard documents and technical studies.
  • Write legally defensible documents.
  • Work closely with EA analysts, subconsultants, and project managers.
  • Responsible for project setup, project delivery, project controls, business development, client satisfaction, and profitability.
  • Lead proposal efforts in response to RFQs/RFPs.
  • Mentor junior staff.
  • Develop and manage key client relationships locally and in Southern California.
  • Respond to multiple deadlines and keep track of due dates while coordinating delivery efforts with team members.

 

Requirements

 

  • PhD and 6+ year of experience OR Master’s Degree and 9+ years of experience OR Bachelor’s Degree and 12+ years of experience. Degree in Environmental Science, Sustainability, or closely related field.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of CEQA/NEPA regulatory framework.
  • 9+ years of experience in managing and providing environmental consulting services to project developers in support of project siting, design, and permit applications is essential.
  • Modeling experience in noise (SoundPlan), traffic or air quality (AERMOD/HARP2) is a plus
  • Local, state, and Federal compliance and permitting experience required.
  • 6+ years of experience in leadership, project management and client management.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing major key clients and key client accounts and directing key client penetration strategies, opportunity tracking and development.
  • Proactive, multitasker, and responsive - highly desirable.
  • Strong written and oral communication.

 

Additional Information

 

Location: Pasadena, CA

Salary Range: $83,200 - $91,520

Status: Exempt

Benefits: medical, dental, and vision coverage. 401k/Roth retirement accounts, flexible spending account, generous PTO package with up to 12 paid holidays (2 more after one year), annual training allotment, annual gym allotment, monthly public transportation stipend, dog-friendly office and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing Specialist

 

Sapphos Environmental, Inc. is thrilled to advertise its newest opening for Marketing Specialist. We are in the lookout for an enthusiastic, detailed-oriented, and knowledgeable individual capable of leading proposal efforts for multi-faceted, high-budget projects in the environmental consulting industry. The right candidate would gather experience, a cooperative approach, and leadership qualities for the successful bidding on projects in addition to effective portrayal of the services offered by the company.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Lead capture plan, proposal and marketing research efforts.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of various written content including project descriptions and information, in addition to staff resumes on a regular basis in marketing drives and databases.
  • Drive the development of RFQs/RFPs.
  • Organize and coordinate capture and proposal teams, clearly communicating and regulating roles, responsibilities, assignments, and deadlines with team members.
  • Lead organizational efforts for pursuit and proposal activities (scheduling meetings and webinars, taking meeting minutes, production and logistics support, etc.).
  • Write content for non-technical proposal sections and marketing materials and coordinate writing assignments among multiple authors.
  • Coordinate strategic business development activities such as tracking action items, managing client/pursuit capture planning efforts, and conducting market research.
  • Aggressively procure client outreach and consistently remain in touch with potential project and bidding opportunities.
  • Effectively track, record and report contract wins and corresponding amounts on Salesforce.

 

Requirements

 

  • Master Degree and 3+ year of experience OR Bachelor’s Degree and 6+ years of experience. Degree in Marketing, Business Management, Communications or closely related field preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Salesforce expertise a PLUS.
  • Ability to multitask is a must.
  • Ability to work effectively in fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work well among diverse teams.
  • Attention to details is paramount.
  • Capacity to cope with multiple and pressing deadlines.
  • Fine-tuned organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

Additional Information

 

  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Salary Range: $49,920 - $62,400
  • Status: Exempt
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision coverage. 401k/Roth retirement accounts, flexible spending account, generous PTO package with up to 12 paid holidays (2 more after one year), annual training allotment, annual gym allotment, monthly public transportation stipend, dog-friendly office and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IT Analyst

 

Serve as Sapphos Environmental, Inc. IT Analyst responsible for maintaining and monitoring the local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), network hardware and software, telecommunications systems, scientific and technical applications, network security, and network documentation as it pertains to the long-term and day-to-day operations for staff and clients.

 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Set up and maintain desktop computers, servers, and related hardware and software
  • Receive, log and assist 50 users with helpdesk related issues
  • Provide user-level software support, including but not limited to, MS Office 2010 (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access), Adobe Acrobat, Exchange Outlook Web Access, and Raiser's Edge fundraising database)
  • Research and troubleshoot unfamiliar errors using online knowledge base and other resources to effectively identify and resolve problems
  • Receive, log, coordinate, and assist issues with outside IT consulting service providers
  • Conduct daily network checks including tape backup software/media, server logs, and bandwidth review
  • Other tasks as provided by Operations Manager

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior experience and/or knowledge
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Exhibit a responsive attitude towards requests
  • Follow requests up to completion

 

Additional Information

 

  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Compensation: $17 to $18.75 per hour
  • Status: Nonexempt
  • Schedule: MON-FRI, 8AM-3PM (1Hr Lunch)/ 30hrs/Week; 75% Full-time
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision coverage. 401k/Roth retirement accounts, flexible spending account, generous PTO package with up to 12 paid holidays (2 more after one year), annual training allotment, annual gym allotment, monthly public transportation stipend, dog-friendly office and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biological Resources Coordinator (Wildlife Biologist)

 

Sapphos Environmental, Inc. is looking to recruit a full-time Biological Resources Coordinator to conduct biological monitoring of construction activities, biological surveys, and report preparation for environmental compliance, inventory, and inspection work located in the vicinity of Wasco/Bakersfield, California. The ideal candidate would have at least one year of field experience in California, appropriate permits and licenses, and an ability to produce technical advisory writing compliant with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) / National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) guidelines. Preference will be given to candidates having previous experience working with southern California small mammals and/or species such as Burrowing Owl, San Joaquin Antelope Squirrel, Tipton  Kangaroo Rat, San Joaquin Kit Fox, Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard, and so forth.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Demonstrate professional knowledge, skills and experiences in the field of biology and/or related natural resources disciplines:
  1. Biological resources regulatory framework
  2. CEQA/NEPA
  3. Biological expertise and practices consistent with USFWS and CDFW guidelines as main focus
  4. Field work in various environments and diverse weather conditions
  5. Technical writing
  6. Research
  7. Software and equipment
  • Conduct biological monitoring of construction sites and activities to ensure environmental compliance
  • Attend meetings with clients at the request of project managers to provide expertise and consultation related to biological resources.  Advise and assist coworkers regarding biological resources issues.
  • Write technically and procedurally adequate, legally defensible, organized, accurate, and grammatically correct technical documents.
  • With at least one other team member, conduct thorough biological surveys of project sites, often in remote locations, based on CDFW and/or USFWS guidelines. Navigate and collect data using a GPS device. Travel for multiple consecutive days may be required. Data collected will be appropriately recorded and incorporated into technical documents.
  • Under direction of biological resources manager, develop and/or refine templates for biological resources technical documents procedures for biological resources investigations.
  • As required by project scope or directed by biological resources manager, coordinate with the USFWS, CDFW, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, High Speed Rail Authority, and other appropriate agencies and parties.
  • Maintain appropriate permits and licenses, including state collecting permit.
  • Identify appropriate resources in preparing technical documents, including primary and secondary sources.
  • Maintain the administrative record for all projects as specified in company procedures.
  • As required by the project scope, make competent, accurate, well-prepared, and illustrated public presentations and participate in project-related public meetings (scoping, public review, and certification).
  • Assist in marketing efforts and development of project proposals.
  • Assist in scheduling, logistical coordination, and budget and resource management for projects.
  • When required for project scope of work, identify appropriate subcontractors and supervise subcontractor work performance.

 

Requirements

 

  • Master’s Degree OR Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of experience. Degree in in Biology or closely related field.
  • 1+ years of biological fieldwork experience in CA.
  • Background producing reports, assessments, and reviews of compliance documentation under CEQA/NEPA, USFWS and CDFW guidelines.
  • Extensive knowledge of avianbiology, mammology, and herpetofauna a PLUS.
  • Experience with conducting small mammal surveys and/or live-trappinga PLUS.
  • Experience with botanical resources a PLUS.
  • Travel to assessment sites at least five times per week.
  • Must reside within a reasonable commuting distance to Wasco, California
  • Work effectively under minimal supervision.
  • Capacity to excel in a teamwork-driven environment.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills to deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • State collecting permit preferred. Other species-specific permits a PLUS.

 

Additional Information

 

  • Location: Wasco/Bakersfield, CA
  • Salary Range: $47,840 - $56,160
  • Status: Exempt
  • Benefits: medical, dental, and vision coverage. 401k/Roth retirement accounts, flexible spending account, generous PTO package with up to 12 paid holidays (2 more after one year), annual training allotment, annual gym allotment, monthly public transportation stipend, dog-friendly office and more.

 

 

 

 

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