Our client is seeking qualified individuals at senior/project manager levels. Ideal candidates will possess extensive knowledge of botany in the San Francisco Bay Area.
About the Client:
Renowned for its profound scientific knowledge and exemplary work, our company offers new hires the chance to integrate into a highly esteemed team of ecologists. Our team boasts unmatched expertise in the region's species, habitats, regulatory landscape, and habitat strategies. As a member of the botany group, you'll collaborate closely with the group's principal, and have the chance to lead projects while collaborating with wildlife and restoration ecologists, as well as landscape architects, within multidisciplinary project teams.
- Engage in a combination of fieldwork and office duties, split between our office and home offices.
- While in the field, your tasks may include conducting plant community mapping, performing focused or protocol rare plant surveys, conducting wetland assessments and delineations, evaluating impacted ecosystems, and identifying opportunities for restoration.
- Additionally, you may oversee the implementation of monitoring plans for mitigation sites and preserves, which may involve riparian and wetland mitigation, as well as the development of long-term management strategies.
- Offering botanical expertise for extensive conservation initiatives, notably in the Santa Cruz Mountains and Coyote Valley regions.
- Conducting rare plant surveys within serpentine habitats, oak woodlands, riparian corridors, and marshlands around the San Francisco Bay.
- Participating in intricate ecological restoration efforts along the San Francisco Bay shoreline and across the broader area.
- Contributing to the planning of open space, parks, trails, and campus habitats.
- Mitigating ecological disturbances from redevelopment endeavors and establishing new habitats to bolster native species populations.
- Crafting guidelines for native habitat conservation and pollinator support Assisting in the implementation of renewable energy projects.
- Adhere to field safety protocols according to industry standards.
- Possess a valid driver's license without significant traffic infractions or multiple minor violations.
- Navigate diverse terrain for surveys and tasks, even in inclement weather conditions.
- A bachelor's degree coupled with substantial directly related experience (an advanced degree is preferable).
- Strong scientific background, particularly in botany and/or plant ecology.
- Proven proficiency in technical writing.
- Exceptional communication and collaboration abilities.
- Experience in various domains, including but not limited to: California flora and plant identification, quantitative field surveys, plant community mapping, wetland delineation, environmental impact assessment, regulatory permit preparation, GPS utilization, and familiarity with GIS software such as Google Earth and ArcMap.
- Completion of, or interest in undertaking, a 40-hour wetland delineation course, or equivalent experience.
- Knowledge of CEQA/NEPA regulations and regulatory permitting procedures.
- Capability to conduct formal USACE wetland delineations and mapping of regulated habitats for agencies such as the Regional Water Quality Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Conservation and Development Commission, and California Coastal Commission.
- For managerial roles, previous experience in project management or junior project management, along with consulting experience in NEPA/CEQA analysis and regulatory permitting.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume!