Zara Environmental Seeking Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Zara Environmental LLC is a small business located in Manchaca, TX, with a focus on compliance with environmental regulations. We seek an office manager/bookkeeper with a minimum of 2 years of experience. This person will have a positive, easygoing attitude as they are the first contact that clients and team members have when they walk in the door or call on the phone. The ideal candidate will be able to work well independently and as part of a team. This person needs to be detail-oriented, disciplined with time management, and possess excellent communication skills, as they are the nexus of financial information flow between team members and clients. Proficiency with QuickBooks and Excel required, proficiency with Bill Quick preferred. We will consider ¾ to full time, based on experience. Salary range is $40,000 to $50,000. Benefits of working at Zara include fully covered health and dental insurance for the individual, long term disability insurance, 401(k) benefit plan with employer matching, and paid holidays and vacation. Finally, the largest benefit consistently reported by our team members is a high level of job satisfaction because of the excellent people and great working environment.
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Please submit a resume and cover letter describing why you would like to be on our team to firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain open until filled, with a goal for a February 2018 start date.
Zara’s services include biological and hydrogeological assessments, environmental compliance, and land management. Our biological specialties include avifauna, herpetofauna, freshwater mussels, freshwater fishes, bats, and karst fauna. We consult with landowners, governments, and developers needing to comply with endangered species regulations, including obtaining take permits and fulfilling permit obligations. We conduct groundwater studies and Geologic Assessments for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Edwards Aquifer Protection program. Zara drafts endangered species recovery plans, habitat conservation plans, and groundwater reports. Our projects have included groundwater dye tracing, presence/absence surveys for endangered species and rare mussels, invasive fire ant control, environmental compliance monitoring, peer review of studies for scientific validity, bat habitat assessments, salamander mark/recapture studies, radio tracking and isotope studies of cave crickets, and drafting management/monitoring plans. Our clients have included the Department of Defense, National Park Service, Edwards Aquifer Authority, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Bexar County, Hays County, Travis County, City of San Antonio, City of Austin, and numerous private landowners, engineering, and consulting firms.