Job Opportunities

As a growing firm, we are always looking for employees who strive to be the best in their field and enjoy exchanging knowledge in a collaborative environment.

As a growing firm, we are always looking for employees who strive to be the best in their field and enjoy exchanging knowledge in a collaborative environment.

career opportunities

Candidates interested in working at Insignia are encouraged to send their resumes, cover letters/emails, and compensation expectations to jobs@insigniaenv.com

Please include the word “resume” and the specific position for which you are applying in your email subject line. Current career opportunities are posted here and on LinkedIn.

In connection with potential employment, Insignia may request background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency. Insignia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

Position Details

Insignia is looking for a qualified On-Call Field Archaeologist who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity. Responsibilities include performing archaeological fieldwork, conducting archaeological monitoring, surveying, and preparing daily field notes and monitoring logs on various projects in Northern California and Nevada. The On-Call Field Archaeologist will also be responsible for processing excavations, assisting with curation, and analyzing artifacts.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Conduct archaeological monitoring and pedestrian surveying.
  • Identify historic and prehistoric period sites, artifacts, and features.
  • Prepare daily field notes and monitoring logs.
  • Prepare documentation of archaeological resources in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal guidelines and requirements.
  • Perform archival research, archaeological inventories, testing, evaluation, mitigation, and data recovery projects, including collection of spatial data using Trimble units for the identification and evaluation of prehistoric and historic resources.
  • Accurately record field data and observations via standard digital field recording devices.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a closely related field.
  • Meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Archaeology.
  • Minimum of 5 years of field experience, including experience working on cultural resource management projects in California, preferably in Northern California.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with archaeological monitoring and environmental compliance on major utility infrastructure projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all aspects of archaeological monitoring.
  • Familiarity working on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Rigorously detail-oriented and committed to accuracy.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “On-Call Field Archaeologist” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

Position Details

Insignia is looking for a qualified Archaeological Field Technician who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity. Responsibilities include performing archaeological fieldwork, conducting archaeological monitoring, surveying, and preparing daily field notes and monitoring logs. The Archaeological Field Technician may also be responsible for processing excavations, assisting with curation, and analyzing artifacts. The Archaeological Field Technician will work under the supervision of a Field Supervisor and/or Principal Investigator. This is a full-time position and can require working up to 10 hours per day, 5 to 6 days per week for 3 months or more. The position will support cultural resources field efforts in Southern California.

Job Description

  • Conduct archaeological monitoring and pedestrian surveying.
  • Identify historic and prehistoric period sites, artifacts, and features.
  • Prepare daily field notes and monitoring logs.
  • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including the collection of spatial data using Trimble units for the identification and evaluation of prehistoric and historic resources.
  • Accurately record field data and observations via standard digital field recording devices.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, or a related field from an accredited archaeological field school.
  • Minimum of 1 year of field experience, including experience working on Cultural Resource Management projects in California, preferably in Southern California and San Diego County.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with archaeological monitoring and environmental compliance on major utility infrastructure projects in California.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all aspects of archaeological monitoring.
  • Familiarity working on construction sites, coordinating with construction personnel, and interacting with Native American monitors.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Rigorously detail-oriented and committed to accuracy.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “Archaeological Field Technician” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

Position Details

Insignia is looking to fill an immediate opening for an Environmental Inspector/Biological Monitor who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity. This position is full-time and can require working up to 12 hours per day for 5 to 6 days per week over a period of 5 months or more. The project includes working extensively in salt marsh habitat.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Conduct pre-construction surveys for sensitive and rare species, including California Ridgway’s rail (Rallus obsoletus obsoletus) and salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris).
  • Conduct fieldwork as needed to prepare deliverables including vegetation surveys, habitat assessments, and related studies.
  • Perform construction monitoring and ensure compliance with environmental measures.
  • Prepare written reports, letters, permit applications, training programs, and other deliverables as assigned.
  • Coordinate production of materials with vendors.
  • Deliver trainings and oral presentations.
  • Review deliverables to ensure the highest level of quality.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in biology, ecology, botany, or a related science.
  • Experience with the salt marsh harvest mouse.
  • Experience with the California Ridgway’s rail.
  • Experience with western snowy plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) and nesting bird surveys preferred.
  • Previous experience conducting environmental inspections or biological monitoring.
  • Working knowledge of regulations pertaining to environmental protection.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers, including Microsoft Office.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “Environmental Inspector/Biological Monitor” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

Position Details

Insignia is looking for an experienced Lead Biologist to join our team. Responsibilities include performing biological fieldwork, conducting biological research, developing impact assessments, assessing biological and waters permitting requirements, coordinating with project teams, and preparing reports. The Lead Biologist also performs environmental and/or biological monitoring to ensure compliance of construction activities with environmental permits and regulations. In addition, the Lead Biologist manages tasks on small projects independently and large projects with oversight. Travel and fieldwork account for 40 to 80 percent of this position.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Conduct biological field surveys, including biological assessments, special-status species surveys, vegetation mapping, and wetland delineations.
  • Conduct biological monitoring for sensitive species and/or environmental inspection for compliance with permit conditions and associated reporting during construction.
  • Prepare biological documents, including special-status survey reports, biological resources technical reports, and biological resources sections of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) documents.
  • Prepare resource agency permit applications, including Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, Clean Water Act Section 404 and Section 401 permits, and Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 documents.
  • With the guidance of Senior Biologists, direct, oversee, and review others’ work to ensure that deliverables can be submitted to clients.
  • Ensure work is conducted within the budgetary and scheduling constraints at the project level.
  • Assist in the preparation of scopes and costs for project proposals.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in biology, ecology, botany, or a related science.
  • Three or more years of experience in environmental consulting is strongly preferred.
  • Technical expertise in one or more aspects of field biology, such as botany, wildlife biology, or wetland biology; for wildlife biologists, species-handling permits are desired.
  • Minimum of two years of experience with environmental compliance on major utility infrastructure projects in California.
  • Two or more years of demonstrated experience with leading teams of field biologists.
  • Demonstrated experience with Northern California species and ecosystems.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting wetland delineation is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience with federal and state regulations, including CEQA/NEPA, Clean Water Act, federal Endangered Species Act, and California Endangered Species Act.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Rigorously detail-oriented and committed to accuracy.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “Lead Biologist” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

Position Details

Insignia is looking for an experienced Senior Biologist to join our team. Responsibilities include overseeing biological fieldwork, managing projects, and coordinating the preparation of environmental review documents and permit applications. This position also supports management staff in marketing efforts, including the preparation of proposals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Provide oversight of biological field surveys, including biological assessments, special-status species surveys, vegetation mapping, and wetland delineations.
  • Manage and provide technical review for the preparation of biological documents, including special-status survey reports, biological resources technical reports, and biological resources sections of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) documents.
  • Manage and provide technical review for the preparation of resource agency permit applications, including Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permits, and Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 documents.
  • Coordinate with project field teams to schedule and execute biological fieldwork in accordance with Insignia’s standards and project requirements.
  • Ensure work is conducted within the assigned constraints (i.e., budget and schedule) at the project and program levels.
  • Assist in the preparation of scopes and costs for project proposals.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master of Science degree or higher in biology, ecology, or a related science.
  • Seven or more years of experience in environmental consulting in a similar role.
  • Strong technical expertise in one or more aspects of field biology, such as botany, wildlife biology, or wetland biology; for wildlife biologists, species-handling permits are strongly desired.
  • Minimum of five years of experience with environmental compliance and project management on major utility infrastructure projects in California.
  • Three or more years of demonstrated experience with sensitive species in Northern California, strongly preferred.
  • Five or more years of demonstrated experience with California species and ecosystems.
  • Five or more years of demonstrated experience with leading teams of field biologists.
  • Knowledge and experience with federal and state regulations, including CEQA/NEPA, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as confidence in dealing with clients, regulators, and team members.
  • Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Rigorously detail-oriented and committed to accuracy.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “Senior Biologist” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

Position Details

Insignia is looking for an experienced Senior Environmental Regulatory Specialist/Project Manager to join our team. Qualified remote applicants are welcome. Responsibilities include 1) project management; 2) plan and report writing; 3) frequent interaction with clients/regulators; and 4) directing/mentoring junior- to mid-level employees in proper preparation of planning documents, environmental review documents, and permit applications while working in an interdisciplinary team environment. This position also supports management staff in marketing efforts, including the preparation of proposals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Plan, develop, coordinate, and direct multi-disciplined projects. Manage and provide advisory/ technical review for the preparation of environmental documents, such as biological resources (including wetland and special-status species), cultural resources, land use/management planning, air quality, and noise evaluations for preparing technical sections of California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) documents.
  • Manage and provide technical review of the preparation of resource agency permit applications, including Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements, Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permits, Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 documents, and National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 documentation.
  • Apply understanding of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
  • Lead and supervise teams as well as coordinate various subconsultants.
  • Ensure work is conducted within the assigned constraints (i.e., budget and schedule) at the project and program levels.
  • Prepare scopes and costs for project proposals.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, environmental science or planning, or other related science.
  • Eight or more years of experience in environmental consulting, with at least 3 years serving as a Project Manager.
  • Strong technical expertise in one or more aspects of environmental sciences, including environmental policy, CEQA/NEPA, land use planning, or pertinent field biology (e.g., botany, wildlife, or wetland biology).
  • Demonstrated experience with California species, resources, and ecosystems.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading teams of scientists, or previous supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of regulations pertaining to environmental protection, including CEQA/NEPA, Clean Water Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and Endangered Species Act.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as confidence in dealing with clients, regulators, and team members.
  • Ability to exercise informed, independent decision making.
  • Excellent writing and technical editing skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Rigorously detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work fluctuating and/or long hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email, including compensation expectations. Please include the words “resume” and “Senior Environmental Regulatory Specialist/Project Manager” in the subject line of your email. We request that applicants refrain from calling our office directly regarding this position.

Insignia may request, for lawful employment purposes, background information about candidates from a consumer reporting agency in connection with employment.

Insignia is an equal opportunity employer. Insignia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental or physical disability, genetic predisposition or characteristics, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state or federal civil rights law.

For additional information about working at Insignia, check out our Careers Page.

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