SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for a talented Natural Resources Senior Project Manager to work from our growing San Diego office. As a core member of the southern California Natural Resources Program, you will take a lead role in pursuing project federal, agency, and private client opportunities, manage projects and clients, and supervise and mentor staff.
What you will accomplish
- Acquire, cultivate, and manage relationships with clients, potential customers, teaming partners, professional organizations, and industry experts to create brand awareness, gain competitive intelligence, and pursue project opportunities, while managing projects, and supervising and mentoring staff.
- Manage project requirements related to National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines relevant in the specified region.
- Partner, supervise and/or prepare requirements related to biological field studies, permits, mitigation plans, biological assessments, project monitoring and other deliverables.
- Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms.
- Represent SWCA at local, regional and national conferences and organization forums. Support agency needs during project process
Experience and qualifications for success
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in biology, botany, environmental science, natural resource management, or other related field required;
- A minimum of 10 years of combined experience managing all aspects of projects, environmental consulting, or ecological studies including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, scopes of work from pre-field tasks to final report preparation
- Working knowledge of federal, state and/or local regulations (i.e., NEPA, CWA, and ESA) governing natural resource management in San Diego
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in Natural resource business development including established credibility with federal and state reviewing agencies and clients, as well as success in proposal writing
- Demonstrated experience in increasing levels of responsibility, including supervising, providing leadership, and mentoring for other professionals
- Knowledge of southern California and San Diego County specific natural resource and issues.