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.

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 to fill an immediate opening for an Associate Environmental Planner who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Conduct research.
  • Perform impacts analyses.
  • Prepare permit assessments and California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA) reports.
  • Manage permitting efforts.
  • Coordinate with staff.
  • Assist project managers with task management and manage small- to medium-sized projects.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, environmental policy, or similar from an accredited 4-year college.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in environmental consulting in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete assignments and project tasks 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.
  • Experience assessing environmental impacts under CEQA/NEPA and/or preparing permit applications is highly preferred.

OTHER

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email that includes compensation expectations. Please include the phrase “Associate Environmental Planner Resume” 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 opening for a Lead Environmental Inspector who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity. This full-time position can require working up to 12 hours per day, 5 to 6 days per week for 6 months or more.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Manage the environmental inspection team and inspect construction activities for compliance with permit conditions, mitigation measures, and environmental regulations.
  • Coordinate and oversee the activities of the other Environmental Inspectors and specialty monitors.
  • Prepare daily reports.
  • Deliver crew-level environmental trainings.
  • Facilitate conflict resolution.
  • Collect Global Positioning System data.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in biology, wildlife ecology, natural resources management, or similar fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with environmental compliance inspection/monitoring on major utility infrastructure projects.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Lead Environmental Inspector.
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of demonstrated experience with sensitive species in California is preferable.
  • Strong writing and technical skills, with advanced experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as confidence in dealing with clients, regulators, and team members.
  • Team-oriented and self-motivated.
  • 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 that includes compensation expectations. Please include the phrase “Lead Environmental Inspector Resume” 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 opening for a Lead Field Biologist who will embody Insignia’s vision to be our clients’ most trusted partner, always delivering excellence with integrity. Responsibilities include biological fieldwork and protocol-level surveys for special-status species in project territories that extend throughout the state of Arizona and into southern New Mexico. The Lead Field Biologist will also be responsible for conducting pre-activity survey reports, biological surveys, habitat assessments, vegetation surveys, sensitive species surveys, and wetlands/waters mapping. This full-time position begins in February 2023 and may require working up to 12 hours per day, 5 to 6 days per week for 3 months or more.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Conduct biological field surveys, including biological resource assessments, special-status species surveys, vegetation mapping, and wetland delineations.
  • Assist with mapping responsibilities in the field, including the collection of spatial data.
  • Accurately record field data and observations via standard digital field recording devices.
  • Prepare daily reports, inclusive of photographs documenting biological resources of interest.
  • Accurately identify the presence of potential impacts to sensitive species.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, botany, or a related science.
  • For wildlife biologists, technical expertise in one or more aspects of field biology, such as botany, wildlife biology, or wetland biology.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience conducting pre-activity biological surveys, habitat assessments, and water mapping.
  • Minimum of 2 years of demonstrated field experience with desert habitats, sensitive species, and ecosystems in Arizona and New Mexico.
  • Working knowledge of GPS, Trimble, Fulcrum, and other data entry devices.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as confidence in dealing with clients and team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct biological fieldwork and surveys in a team-oriented setting.
  • 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.
  • Ability to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain while prioritizing safety.
  • Ability and willingness to perform 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 that includes compensation expectations. Please include the phrase “Lead Field Biologist Resume” 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 Section 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

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, or a related science.
  • Minimum of 7 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 5 years of experience with environmental compliance and project management on major utility infrastructure projects in California.
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience with California species and ecosystems. At least 3 years of demonstrated experience with sensitive species in Southern California is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 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 that includes compensation expectations. Please include the phrase “Senior Biologist Resume” 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 Planner to join our team. Responsibilities include project management; plan and report writing; frequent interaction with clients/regulators; and managing the 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 technical review for the preparation of resource reports and 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, and 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).
  • Prepare scopes and costs for project proposals.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, environmental science or planning, or other related science.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with environmental consulting in a similar role, with at least 3 years demonstrated experience serving in a project management support role such as an Assistant Project Manager.
  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a resume to jobs@insigniaenv.com with a brief cover letter or cover email that includes compensation expectations. Please include the phrase “Senior Environmental Planner Resume” 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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