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Managing Consultant, Senior Ecologist/Botanist (Senior Level)

Company: Environmental Resources Management (ERM)
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Managing Consultant, Senior Ecologist/Botanist (Senior Level) page is loaded Managing Consultant, Senior Ecologist/Botanist (Senior Level) Apply locations Walnut Creek, California Sacramento, California time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id R00022001 ERM is seeking an experienced Senior Ecologist/Botanist with consulting experience to play a key role in implementing our existing programs in Sacramento or Walnut Creek. The ideal candidate will have served as a senior leader and has a track record of high-quality deliverables, team building, and excellent client communication skills and responsiveness. This is a fast-track opportunity for a senior-level professional looking to advance their career with a global environmental leader, on existing contracts. The role will be predominantly remote with an expectation to oversee and lead field work throughout the state. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform, train junior staff, and oversee biotic resource surveys and assessments in the field using ESRI field maps and sub-meter GPS data collection. -
  • Perform, train junior staff, and oversee protocol-level rare plant surveys, vegetation community mapping, and/or habitat assessments in the field.
  • Lead preparation of biotic reports, aquatic resource assessments and wetland delineations, and associated mitigation plans in compliance with state and federal requirements, serving in roles ranging from lead technical expert to QA/QC.
  • Achieve client's expectations for scope, budget, schedule, and quality.
  • Maintain positive relationships with clients and public agencies.
  • Other duties may include natural resource surveys, field team management, and providing specialized site assessments.REQUIREMENTS:
    • BS or MS in biology, environmental science, plant ecology or similar field with experience pertaining to a specialized biological training or field.
    • At least 7 years of consulting experience, with a minimum of 5 years in a senior role, that involves oversight, QA/QC, technical writing, survey design, impact assessment, and multi-agency permitting.
    • Expertise navigating the Jepson manual, local flora manuals, and Manual of California Vegetation.
    • Solid grasp of the key biological or wetland ecology impact assessment and management issues within the public utility sector, as well as a high degree of technical competence and broad knowledge of impact assessment best practices.
    • Expertise with navigating current state and federal environmental regulations.
    • Recognized technical expertise by and established reputation in the marketplace, including positive reputation with key regulators relevant to impact assessment approvals. -
    • Well-developed team building and influencing skills; unquestioned integrity; and the experience and confidence to effectively address client and business needs and challenges. -
    • Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of ERM as a global company.
    • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and on challenging terrain.PREFERRED:
      • Knowledge and experience with Northern California flora.
      • An exceptional candidate will also be a CNPS certified botanist status.
      • Holds a CDFW 2081(a) voucher collection permit for plants.For the Managing Consultant, Senior Ecologist/Botanist (Senior Level) position, we anticipate the annual base pay of $76,000 - $94,860 (CAD/USD ). An employee's pay position within this range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs. We also may have instances where compensation may be outside of the range, based on the factors noted above. This job is also eligible for an annual discretionary based performance bonus.We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid parental leave, medical, dental, vision, life, disability and AD&D insurance, 401(k) or RRSP/DPSP, and any other benefits to eligible employees as applicable.You can apply for this role through https://www.erm.com/careers/apply/ or through the internal careers portal if you are a current employee.Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.Who We Are: As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world's leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations. At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our "boots to boardroom" approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level. Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. -ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. - Thank you for your interest in ERM! #LI-GS1 Similar Jobs (5) Managing Consultant, Environmental Engineer (Senior Level) locations 4 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 29 Days Ago Managing Consultant, Environmental Regulatory Specialist (Senior Level) locations 25 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago Managing Technical Consultant, Archaeologist (Senior Level) locations 3 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago We are the world's largest advisory firm focused solely on sustainability, offering unparalleled expertise across business and finance. ERM partners with clients to operationalize sustainability at pace and scale, through our unique combination of strategic transformation and technical delivery capabilities. Our diverse global team of experts works with the world's leading organizations to help them set clear sustainability targets, measure progress and operationalize strategy through deep implementation and business transformation. With more than 50 years of experience, our ability to integrate sustainability solutions and our depth and breadth of technical knowledge are why organizations choose to partner with us as their trusted advisor. Every one of us firmly believes in the potential to create value for our clients through an integrated approach to sustainability (because we have personally seen it and professionally achieved it). Our team members are passionate about client service. We work closely with our clients to help them operationalize their sustainability goals and meet their environmental, health and safety objectives while advancing ERM's purpose through delivering tangible progress in what the United Nations coined The Decade of Action. Organizing our people across globally integrated communities of technical and strategic talent positions ERM to be a "boots to boardroom" leader in bringing that value creation to our clients, partners, and the world. We recruit exceptional professionals with a personal and professional passion for sustainability and nurture them to even greater success as specialists. We prepare our consultants to bring integrated, innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients and provide opportunities for ongoing development across a variety of subject areas related to technical, business, and personal growth. At ERM, effort pays off and becomes career defining work that leaves a positive imprint on our planet.
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