Environmental Project Manager
Company: Soundview Consultants LLC
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Here at SVC, we give you the flexibility to take care of
yourself. We offer a hybrid work environment for our team with
options working both from our offices and remote opportunities. We
allow you the flexibility to truly manage work life balance and
trust you to cater your schedule to meet the needs of the business
and your home life. Some schedule options may look like: 5x8's 4x
10's or 4x 9's with a remote half day on Fridays. We focus on
results and encourage you to take time off when needed, and your
weekends are always YOURS!
We VALUE the culture we have built here at SVC and are looking for
high quality contributors to join as we grow! We are accepting
resumes to fill our open position of Environmental Project Manager
with a focus on land use critical areas at either our Mt. Vernon or
Gig Harbor, WA offices.
Experience managing a range of environmental projects involving
wetlands, streams, protected habitats, and marine shorelines. The
ideal candidate will fit into our fun and professional work
environment, value a healthy work-life balance, and communicate
effectively with co-workers, clients, and regulatory personnel. The
ideal candidate will also have prior project management experience,
preferably in the environmental industry, and possess good
technical writing skills.
Our vision is for the selected candidate to work in our waterfront
Gig Harbor office in order to collaborate with fellow team members
on a daily basis, though we will consider alternative work
arrangements for experienced candidate(s) that require minimal
training. Soundview Consultants does currently employ several
remote staff that reside between Bellingham and Olympia.
As a leading natural resources consulting firm in the Pacific
Northwest with a strong and ever-growing client base, Soundview
Consultants has a need for a scientist, biologist, environmental
planner, Professional Wetland Scientist, or similarly qualified
professional to help manage our robust project load.
A mid-level hire (3-5+ years) may begin with Soundview Consultants
by supporting and learning from our existing Project Managers;
typical tasks could include performing wetland and stream
delineations, managing field crews, researching environmental
regulations, developing project strategies, preparing environmental
permit applications, managing internal mapping and design needs,
and writing/reviewing technical scientific documentation. A
senior-level hire (5-10+ years) may start managing wetland,
shoreline, and habitat projects immediately with the full support
of our talented group of environmental professionals.
All staff at Soundview Consultants have opportunities for training
and diverse work assignments, such as wetland and stream
delineations, eelgrass delineations, dive surveys, forage fish
surveys, electrofishing and fish recovery, mitigation monitoring,
construction oversight, boat navigation, endangered species
surveys, and tree assessments, depending on interest, experience,
and company needs.
The selected candidate will work collaboratively with co-workers,
clients, and partners (such as civil and geotechnical engineers,
surveyors, architects, archaeologists, and planners) to provide
design and permitting support for a wide variety of public and
private development and land use projects. Representative project
components include: wetland assessments, compensatory wetland
mitigation plans, stream restoration plans, threatened and
endangered species surveys, shoreline assessments and restoration
plans, tree retention plans, landscape design, and similar
environmental permitting support.
Typical job responsibilities will depend on the individual
candidate's interest and level of experience but may include:
--- Manage a diverse range of natural resource and environmental
planning projects OR provide assistance to existing Project
Managers during the initial training stage.
--- Provide direction to and oversight of field biologists
performing wetland, stream, habitat, and shoreline delineations and
--- Manage and track environmental permit applications and
documentation (e.g., wetland reports, biological evaluations,
JARPAs, habitat assessments, water quality plans, shoreline
assessments, and mitigation plans).
--- Research and analyze critical areas codes and other
--- Develop and manage project scopes, timelines, and budgets
showing follow-through and competence.
--- Collaborate with co-workers, clients, and partners to develop
strategic and effective planning solutions.
--- Build and maintain collaborative and positive relationships
with regulatory staff and tribal representatives.
--- Provide exceptional level of customer service.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
--- B.S. in Environmental Sciences (e.g., biology, wetland science,
ecology), Planning, or other applicable degree
--- Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in planning,
consulting, or project management
--- Comprehensive understanding of wetland assessment methodology,
freshwater, marine, and terrestrial ecology, wetland and stream
mitigation, and relevant regulations such as the Clean Water Act,
Shoreline Management Act, Growth Management Act, Endangered Species
Act, -and SEPA/NEPA
--- Technology savvy and computer literacy at a moderate level with
MS Office Products, with proficiency in Outlook and Word
--- Strong interpersonal communication skills and leadership
--- Self-motivated, self-directed, and detail oriented
--- Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks to
--- Valid WA State Driver's License (or ability to obtain) and
reliable personal transportation with insurance
--- Read, write, and speak English at an expert level
--- Type proficiently of at least 40 words per minute
Our Benefits Package and What we Offer:
Group Life Insurance;
401K with 3% Employer Contribution;
PTO (Paid Time Off);
8 Paid Company Holidays;
Field Gear Stipend;
Cell Phone Stipend;
EAP (Employee Assistance Program);
ERP (Employee Referral Program); and
We Invest in Your Growth with Company Paid Career Development
Soundview Consultants is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and
opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin,
ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or
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