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Monk & Associates (M&A) has an opening for a Regulatory Permitting Biologist. We are looking for someone with demonstrated regulatory experience with one or more of the following agencies: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and/or U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. We are seeking a candidate with a minimum 6 years of experience working as an environmental consultant, with California regulatory permitting experience, and preferably experience working with California endangered wildlife and plant species.

Responsibilities could include:
  • Managing projects;
  • Assisting with field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
  • Interacting with resource agency personnel and our clients;
  • Preparing permit application packages for submittal to the resource agencies. M&A has great support staff that will assist you with your preparation of these packages;
  • Preparing biological constraints analyses and biological resource sections of EIRs. Again, M&A has exceptional support staff that will assist you with preparing these documents, but you must show leadership and have technical expertise to both write and otherwise pull together such documents.  
  • Managing staff level biologists and support staff.
Key Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, wildlife management, botany, or closely related field.
  • Minimum 6 years of consulting work experience in California. The following qualifications are also necessary:
  • Must have working knowledge of Northern California flora and/or fauna, and vegetation communities. (Strong field skills a plus).
  • Knowledge of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the federal and state Endangered Species Acts, and/or the Clean Water Act.
  • Demonstrated experience writing biological reports for projects in California.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
SalaryCommensurate with Experience, but generous by industry standards.

Benefits include 401K plan, health and dental plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick leave.

Please email your resume to the Office Manager at monkadmin@monkassociates.com



Staff Level Biologist
Monk & Associates, Inc. (M&A), is hiring a Staff Level Biologist, with 1 year of experience working with Northern California endangered wildlife and plant species. We are interested in hiring a Staff Level Biologist, with monitoring experience that has been approved as a monitor by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Familiarity with California tiger salamander and California red-legged frog a must. CDFW scientific collecting permit a plus.

Our ideal candidate must have a strong educational background in botany, wetlands, and/or wildlife biology; solid field experience, and a good understanding of environmental regulations, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.

Responsibilities could include:
  • Conducting field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
  • Conducting wetland delineations;
  • Preparing survey reports and permit application packages for submittal to the resource agencies;
  • Conducting field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise) as necessary to assist project and senior level biologists;
  • Assisting with the preparation of survey reports and permit application packages for submittal to the resource agencies;
  • Monitor construction activities: to assist in environmental compliance
Key Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, ecology, wildlife management, botany, or related field. All candidates should have strong field skills.
  • Solid background and field experience in identifying California fauna and/or flora (depending on technical expertise) and vegetation communities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a team with other biologists and independently when necessary.
  • Be comfortable working both in the field and in the office.
Salary:  Commensurate with Experience, but generous per the industry standard.

Benefits include 401K plan, health and dental plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick leave.

This position could eventually lead to a full-time position conducting all services provided by M&A.

Please email your resume to the Office Manager at monkadmin@monkassociates.com


Monk & Associates, Inc. (M&A), is hiring a Biological Construction Monitor with experience working with Northern California endangered wildlife and plant species. We are interested in hiring a Biological Construction Monitor, with monitoring experience that has been approved as a monitor by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Familiarity with California tiger salamander and California red-legged frog a must.

Our ideal candidate must have a strong educational background in botany, wetlands, and/or wildlife biology; solid field experience, and a good understanding of environmental regulations, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act.

Responsibilities would include:
  • Daily Construction Monitoring
  • Conducting field surveys for plants and/or animals (depending on technical expertise);
  • Preparing survey reports and compliance reports;
Key Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental biology, ecology, wildlife management, botany, or related field. All candidates should have strong field skills.
  • Solid background and field experience in identifying California fauna and/or flora (depending on technical expertise) and vegetation communities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a team with other biologists and independently when necessary.
  • Be comfortable working both in the field and in the office.
SalaryCommensurate with Experience, but generous by industry standards.

Benefits include 401K plan, health and dental plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and paid sick leave.

Please email your resume to the Office Manager at monkadmin@monkassociates.com