Senior Project Manager, Wildlife Ecology

San Francisco, CA
Nicolas Coles

The Senior Botanist and/or Wetlands ecologist will spend time both in the field and in the office with the firm’s team of professionals. Field work may include plant community mapping, rare plant surveys, and wetland assessments and delineations, and oversight of fieldwork crews. The plant ecology and wetlands group contribute to and write biological resource reports and natural resource management plans. Project managers in the group also engage resource agencies and clients to seek regulatory permits for impacts to sensitive and protected habitats. Project managers in the group, with guidance from senior management, lead projects with a focus on wetland, riparian, or plant issues, often in collaboration with our other groups.

  • Collaborate with landscape architecture to provide expertise for business development in the Bay Area.
  • Assist clients with development and implementation of wildlife safe design, with subsequent effectiveness monitoring
  • Collaborate with land trusts to analyze habitat connectivity across the landscape linkages
  • Provide biological support for monitoring and management of at-risk species
  • Prepare management plans for both wildlife and conservation areas
  • Utilizing drone technology to monitor trends in wetland and riparian habitats
  • Leading survey and population monitoring projects
Desired qualifications
  • A degree in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology or equivalent
  • Minimum five years of professional experience in biological or ecological consulting
  • Prior management experience
  • Exceptional technical writing skills
  • Experience with Bay Area special-status species

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