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  • Project Manager | Wetland Specialist | Gulf Coast | Headway... United States
  • Chronicle Heritage in United States, , United States
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  • 1 month ago

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Project Manager | Wetland Specialist | Headway Environmental

Company Profile...

Headway Environmental is a solution-driven environmental consulting firm that prides itself on employing the best natural resource management professionals in the industry. We place an emphasis on supporting our clients’ needs, fostering new technologies that advance our industry, and leveraging those advancements toward the management of natural resources. Headway Environmental prioritizes professional development within the framework of innovation and forward thinking to support career advancement and research development.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Wetland Delineation Specialist / Project Manager to be based in the Western or South East territory. The successful candidate will work alongside our existing Principals and other senior staff members to successfully navigate a variety of federal, state, and municipal ordinances for our clients. Partner with internal Sales team to develop business opportunities.

Hire Type: Full-time Salaried

Schedule: Flexible

Location: Hybrid: Remote and local office in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Ohio, up to 60% travel.

Responsibilities:
• Wetland Delineation: Identify and delineate wetland boundaries according to established criteria and regulatory guidelines. This involves mapping the wetland's extent and determining its classification (e.g., freshwater, tidal, forested, non-forested).
• Site Assessment: Conduct on-site visits to wetland areas and other ecosystems to assess their ecological characteristics, including flora and fauna.
• Data Collection: Gather data on environmental conditions, such as soil types, water quality, and hydrology, which can impact wetland ecosystems.
• Specimen Collection: Collect plant and animal specimens for further analysis, which may include taking soil samples, water samples, and conducting species surveys.
• GIS and Mapping: Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and mapping tools to create accurate maps and spatial data for wetland delineations and inventory.
• Data Analysis: Analyze collected data to identify trends, correlations, and ecological patterns, and assess the health and functionality of wetland ecosystems.
• Report Writing: Prepare detailed reports summarizing the findings of field studies, delineations, and biological inventories. These reports may be used for regulatory compliance, conservation planning, or research purposes.
• Project Management: Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure the successful completion of field studies and inventory projects.
• Field Safety: Implement safety protocols to ensure the well-being of field teams and mitigate potential hazards encountered in the field.
• Continual Learning: Stay up-to-date with the latest research and methodologies in the field of wetland ecology and biodiversity assessment.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in biology, environmental science, environmental management or a closely scientific-related field
• Minimum of 5 years of applicable experience in biology, environmental science, or related field
• Minimum of 2-years of experience in aquatic resource delineations using U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetland delineation manuals.
• Knowledge of federal, tribal, and state regulations pertaining to natural resources
• Ability to travel up to 60% to conduct field work, meet with clients, explore new markets and attend industry conferences and trade shows
• Reside in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, or Ohio

Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced degree (Master’s/Ph.D.) in biology, environmental science, environmental management or a closely scientific related field
• Experience in business development, technical, project, or program management roles within an environmental consulting or engineering firm
• Professional accreditation required, such as Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (CERP) or Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS)
• Robust interpersonal and leadership skills
• Solid written and verbal communication skills

Additional Information:

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Chronicle Heritage participates in E-Verify to ensure all staff are authorized to work in the United States. Chronicle Heritage is also an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  

We encourage underrepresented groups, women, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community to apply.  

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