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FEMA-Disaster Response Biologists (Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands)
Are you looking for a chance to travel to a beautiful location and to make a difference? Why not get onboard with Dewberry? We have been supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on disaster response and recovery assignments for over 25 years. Dewberry is offering a wide range of career opportunities to those who want more than a job. Would you like to be a member of our professional team that’s committed to excellence and integrity? Under an open-end A/E technical assistance contract, Dewberry is providing field assessments, engineer evaluations inspections of damaged public infrastructure, cost estimates, mitigation project evaluation, debris monitoring, environmental services, and design services on an on-call basis in the wake of natural and man-made disasters, including acts of terrorism on behalf of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) throughout the United States including the Caribbean and Pacific territories.
Dewberry is currently searching for mid-level Biologists for opportunities located in Saipan, CNMI. This is an excellent career opportunity for experienced biologists to join our team. Selected candidates must be U.S. Citizens and able to successfully pass a federal background investigation, to include financial and criminal history.
Selected Biologists could travel to Saipan, CNMI in early December 2020 to assist on the Permanent Housing Construction project scheduled at that time. As a result of Super Typhoon Yutu that impacted Saipan in 2018, we need biologists to assist FEMA with field studies, environmental compliance reviews and evaluation of potential impacts on threatened and endangered species in Saipan. In particular, we’re looking for biologists that have direct experience working with the local moorhen and reed warbler avian species. Anticipated deployment will be for at least 12-18 months in duration with rotation trips home as approved by FEMA. Only those biologists with the required skills and experience will be considered for this request.
Bachelors degree in Biology, Environmental Science or closely related discipline from an accredited university5-10 years of professional experience in biological evaluations for federally listed threatened and endangered speciesMust have experience with local moorhen and reed warbler avian specificsPrior experience working in Pacific Islands preferredExperience with Endangered Species Act (ESA) compliance and federal project reviewsExperience supporting large, complex projects that involved multi-agency and stakeholder coordinationExperience in conducting environmental reviews of infrastructure projectsExperience with ESA compliance for the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program and other FEMA grant programs, including preparation of Biological Assessments (BAs) and support for consultations with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)Experience implementing Section 7 Endangered Species Act consultation in accordance with FEMAProgrammatic Biological Opinions and Letters of Concurrence with the USFWS and/or the NMFSExperience with the implementation of Avoidance and Minimization Measures and Best Management Practices, as prescribed by the USFWS and/or NMFS, through consultationMember of multidisciplinary Environmental and Historic Preservation compliance team capable of holistic approach to project management and compliance requirementsProficient with MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel)Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment under stressful conditionsValid drivers license and clean driving record required