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We are currently recruiting for the following positions at our Redlands office:

 

Aquatic Resources/Wetlands Regulatory Permitting Specialist (Senior-Level)

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a senior regulatory permitting specialist with direct experience preparing permit processing documentation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Regional Water Quality Control Boards. The position could be based out of any of our Southern California offices (Redlands, Santa Ana, or San Diego). This will be an excellent career opportunity to work as part of an outstanding consulting group for a wide variety of public and private projects primarily in Southern California.

ECORP Consulting's mission is to consistently deliver high-quality environmental consulting services through outstanding science and timely, creative solutions for our clients, while providing an excellent work environment for our staff. ECORP has an extraordinary group of environmental professionals that deliver high-quality services in various disciplines including compliance with the Clean Water Act, state and federal Endangered Species Acts, National Historic Preservation Act, California Environmental Quality Act, and National Environmental Policy Act; aquatic resources delineations for all types and sizes of projects; GIS analysis; air quality/greenhouse gas and noise analysis; and habitat restoration design and implementation.

The level of responsibility and performance for this position is that of someone with at least 8 years of relevant experience in the environmental consulting industry, and project/task management experience. We are looking for a professional consultant with a strong working and practical knowledge of survey and reporting standards, compliance regulations, environmental permitting processes, and land use. Existing relationships and/or a good rapport with the regulatory agencies is also desired. A Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in biological resources, botany, ecology, wildlife, environmental science, or related field is be required.

Responsibilites in this position will include:

  • conducting or overseeing the completion of jurisdictional delineations of aquatic resources
  • building and maintaining relationships with clients while serving as the primary project point of contact for the client as well as agency staff
  • providing project strategy, developing optimal permitting pathways, overseeing preparation of permit applications/regulatory documents, and providing overall environmental compliance support
  • negotiating and coordinating with regulatory agency personnel
  • preparing and reviewing biological resource technical documents, including aquatic resources delineation reports and mitigation plans
  • preparing and managing environmental documentation and regulatory permit applications for a wide variety of local infrastructure and public and private development projects
  • interacting with and maintaining productive working relationships with clients on mid-large size projects (budgeting, billing, scheduling, invoicing)
  • preparing scopes of work, budgets, and project proposals, and participating in proposal interviews
  • actively participating in planning/environmental/natural resource/industry organizations
  • demonstrating confidence in decision-making and being recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in related technical areas
  • mentoring junior staff to expand their understanding of project management/delivery and identifying opportunities for their professional development

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological resources, soil science, botany, ecology, environmental science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience conducting wetland delineations, preparing regulatory permit applications in compliance with the Clean Water Act Sections 401 and 404 and the California Fish and Game Code, and negotiating/coordinating with resource agencies
  • Demonstrated abilities to work with regulatory processes and agency staff. Must have an understanding of the federal Clean Water Act Sections 404 and 401; Porter Cologne Water Quality Act; CDFW Fish and Game Code 1602; California Endangered Species Act (ESA) 2081; and ESA Sections 7 and 10 processes.
  • Experience with wetland/aquatic resources delineations and knowledge of California biological habitats, species, and general conservation biology/ecology.
  • Strong writing skills, effective communication and ability to collaborate with a diversity of staff.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt when priorities change.
  • Strong analytical, critical, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel long distances to and from job sites (2+ hours from the office) that may require overnight stays
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

Salary commensurate with experience. ECORP offers an excellent benefits package and working environment. ECORP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website www.ecorpconsulting.com for more information about ECORP and for instructions for applying or email a cover letter, CV/resume, and references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com .

Paleontological Resources Practice Lead/Principal Investigator

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking an experienced paleontologist to lead our growing paleontological resources practice. The position comprises field, reporting, and lab work as a Principal Investigator as well as leading and growing ECORP’s paleontology practice. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: research, literature reviews, paleontology surveys, sensitivity assessments, excavations, construction monitoring, fossil preparation, and preparation and review of paleontology survey and monitoring reports, PRIMMPs, and paleontology sections of CEQA and NEPA documents. The successful candidate will also prepare scopes of work and budgets and proposals for paleontology projects or paleontology portions of multidisciplinary projects.

Required Professional Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

  • Advanced degree in geology, earth sciences, or biology with an emphasis on paleontology or evolutionary biology;
  • Must meet the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology guidelines for Principal Investigator;
  • 5 or more years as a Paleontology Principal Investigator in California;
  • Extensive experience with PRPA, CEQA, and NEPA;
  • Extensive experience preparing and reviewing the documents listed in the Position Description;
  • Ability to serve as paleontological monitor, and/or supervise or direct paleontological monitors;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with groups in the field and in the office;
  • Ability to conduct strenuous field work in inclement weather or on steep terrain;
  • Current valid driver’s license.

Desired Professional Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

  • Qualified Paleontologist on city/county lists in California;
  • Current or previous BLM permits for paleontology studies;
  • Cross-trained in either archaeology or biology a plus;
  • HAZWOPER 40-hour certification a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience. ECORP offers an excellent benefits package and working environment. ECORP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website www.ecorpconsulting.com for more information about ECORP and for instructions for applying or email a cover letter, CV/resume, and references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.


Environmental Planning Intern

ECORP Consulting, Inc. has an internship opportunity in our Redlands office to assist our Project Managers with a wide range of projects throughout southern California.

Duties include: assisting with the preparation of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation. This includes reading technical documents and preparing environmental reports, researching project-related environmental and planning information, and supporting agency coordination and public outreach/notification efforts.

Minimum requirements: must be currently enrolled as at least a Junior in the field of Environmental Science, Urban Planning, or a related field and able to commit to approximately 16 hours per week. A basic (classroom-level) knowledge of CEQA and NEPA is a plus. $16/hour.

If interested, please email your resume to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.

EEO Employer


Senior-level Archaeologist

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a qualified, experienced, and dynamic senior-level archaeologist for our Northern and Southern California practices. This position may be located in any of our California offices.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • serving as a Principal Investigator on projects throughout California;
  • providing mentorship and leadership to mid-level and junior staff;
  • coordinating project tasks to meet cost and schedule objectives;
  • supervising and participating in field and laboratory work;
  • supervising groups of Senior, Staff, Associate, and Assistant Archaeologists;
  • authoring cultural resources technical reports;
  • developing new business from referrals from new and/or existing clients and assisting with marketing efforts;
  • preparing cultural resources proposals and assisting with the preparation of multidisciplinary proposals;
  • assisting the Group Manager and/or Department Director with supervision and review of department staff members;
  • advising clients and agencies on compliance matters;
  • serving as a tribal liaison; and
  • training staff in cultural resource project/task completion and reviewing work of other team members.

  • Minimum requirements include:

  • a master’s or doctorate degree in anthropology or archaeology;
  • a minimum of 10 years of experience in environmental and cultural resources management consulting in California;
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (or ability to become certified as such upon hire);
  • ability to carry out fieldwork and/or construction monitoring, which may require periodic travel and work in extreme or challenging physical environments;
  • ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment but also to work independently;
  • a strong working knowledge of the federal and state regulatory settings;
  • proven ability to senior author cultural resource management reports; and
  • knowledge of the prehistory, history, archaeology, and ethnography of California.

The following qualities and skills are highly desired:

  • demonstrated experience serving as a consultant in an advisory capacity to clients;
  • project management experience, including a proven ability to be on time and on budget;
  • excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM projects;
  • ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations; and
  • strong organizational skills and work ethic.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com

Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.

ECORP is an EEO Employer


Staff or Senior CEQA/NEPA Planner

ECORP is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, client-centered professional to fill a role of Staff or Senior CEQA/NEPA Planner. The position could be assigned to either the Redlands or Santa Ana offices. The team member will be responsible for conducting and overseeing impact analysis, report preparation, business development, and research related to CEQA/NEPA documentation and technical studies. Experience with CEQA-Plus compliance and/or Caltrans requirements and resource agency (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Regional Water Quality Control Board) permitting is a plus. We are looking for a professional consultant with a strong working knowledge of CEQA/NEPA compliance regulations, environmental permitting, and land use. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • identifying and developing new opportunities, preparing effective proposals, and actively developing new business with new and existing clients.
  • training and mentoring staff on CEQA/NEPA and other planning/environmental requirements;
  • preparing and managing complex environmental documentation for a wide variety of local and regional projects;
  • conducting complex analysis of data;
  • interacting with clients on mid to large size projects (budgeting, billing, scheduling, invoicing);
  • active involvement in planning/environmental professional organizations;
  • demonstrated confidence in decision-making and be recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in CEQA/NEPA and related technical areas; and
  • possessing existing positive relationships with southern California CEQA/NEPA lead agencies.

Background requirements include Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Planning or Natural Sciences or a related field with 5 years of relevant experience for staff level and 8 years of relevant experience for senior level. AICP, CEP, or advanced degree a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. If interested, please email your resume to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.

EEO Employer


Associate Environmental Planner – Redlands

ECORP is seeking an associate-level Environmental Planner (2-5 years of experience) assigned to our Redlands office to assist our Project Managers with a wide range of projects throughout southern California. 

Duties include: assisting with the preparation of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation. This includes reading technical documents and preparing environmental reports, researching project-related information, and supporting agency coordination efforts. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Urban and Regional Planning, or related field with 2 to 5 years of relevant experience preparing CEQA or NEPA documents.
  • Comfortable working in a team environment with multiple project deadlines.
  • Motivated and a self-starter.
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • An understanding of CEQA and NEPA, as well as other relevant state and federal environmental laws.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat skills.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. If interested, please email your resume to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company. 

EEO Employer


Staff or Senior-level Archaeologists

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking qualified, experienced, and dynamic Staff or Senior-level archaeologists for our Sacramento and San Diego regions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • serving as a Principal Investigator on projects throughout California;
  • providing mentorship and leadership to mid-level and junior staff;
  • coordinating project tasks to meet cost and schedule objectives;
  • supervising and participating in field and laboratory work;
  • supervising groups of Senior, Staff, Associate, and Assistant Archaeologists;
  • authoring cultural resources technical reports;
  • developing new business from referrals from new and/or existing clients and assisting with marketing efforts;
  • preparing cultural resources proposals and assisting with the preparation of multidisciplinary proposals;
  • assisting the Group Manager and/or Department Director with supervision and review of department staff members;
  • advising clients and agencies on compliance matters;
  • serving as a tribal liaison; and
  • training staff in cultural resource project/task completion and reviewing work of other team members.

Minimum requirements include:

  • a master’s or doctorate degree in anthropology or archaeology;
  • a minimum of 5 years of experience in environmental and cultural resources management consulting in California;
  • Registered Professional Archaeologist (or ability to become certified as such upon hire);
  • ability to carry out fieldwork and/or construction monitoring, which may require periodic travel and work in extreme or challenging physical environments;
  • ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment but also to work independently;
  • a strong working knowledge of the federal and state regulatory settings;
  • proven ability to senior author cultural resource management reports; and
  • knowledge of the prehistory, history, archaeology, and ethnography of California.

The following qualities and skills are highly desired:

  • demonstrated experience serving as a consultant in an advisory capacity to clients;
  • project management experience, including a proven ability to be on time and on budget;
  • excellent problem-solving skills, particularly in complex CRM projects;
  • ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations; and
  • strong organizational skills and work ethic

ECORP offers a very comprehensive list of benefits to its employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Mid- and Senior-Level Biologist -- Multiple Positions Available

Our Redlands office is looking for biologists with a minimum of 2 years of experience in conducting biological surveys in Southern California and/or the desert southwest, and a Bachelor of Science degree or higher in biology, ecology, or a related science. We are looking for technical expertise in field biology, biological resource assessments, reporting, and environmental compliance monitoring and a candidate with demonstrated experience with Southern California species, vegetation, and ecosystems.

Experience with nesting birds, desert tortoise, burrowing owl, and/or Mohave ground squirrel is a plus. The desired candidate must have strong communication skills, ability to multitask, technical writing skills, ability to produce high quality deliverables and exhibit professionalism in interactions with coworkers and clients.

Responsibilities will include performing biological and botanical fieldwork, conducting biological and botanical research, coordinating with project teams, preparing reports, and performing biological monitoring. Travel and fieldwork accounts for the majority of this position. While prioritizing health and safety, this position requires an individual who is able to walk and hike through varying degrees of difficult terrain. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

If interested, please email your resume and at least two professional references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com. Background and DMV check will be conducted. Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company. ECORP Consulting, Inc. is an EEO Employer.


Biologist/Regulatory Permitting Specialist (mid-level)

ECORP Consulting's mission is to consistently deliver high-quality environmental consulting services through outstanding science and timely, creative solutions for our clients, while providing an excellent work environment for our staff. ECORP has an excellent group of environmental professionals that deliver high-quality services in various disciplines including compliance with the Clean Water Act, state and federal Endangered Species Acts, National Historic Preservation Act, California Environmental Quality Act, and National Environmental Policy Act; surveys and monitoring of biological and cultural resources; GIS analysis; air quality/greenhouse gas and noise analysis; and habitat restoration design and implementation. We are looking for biologists/regulatory permitting specialists to join the Redlands office team. This will be an excellent career opportunity to work as part of an outstanding consulting group for a wide variety of public and private projects primarily in Southern California.

You will work closely with technical and management staff on project tasks and field surveys in southern California. Primary job duties will include assisting our Senior Regulatory Permitting Specialists with jurisdictional delineations and regulatory permit applications. You will also perform field surveys for special-status plant and wildlife species, biological monitoring, data management, and report writing.

The ideal candidate will be a service-oriented, motivated self-starter with solid skills and have previous biological resources field experience and excellent multi-tasking skills. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge and familiarity with the regulatory processes involving the resource agencies (CDFW, USFWS, Army Corps, etc.), the Western Riverside MSHCP, the Coachella Valley MSHCP, and waters and wetlands delineations. Knowledge of CEQA/NEPA compliance is a plus.

A Bachelor’s degree in biological resources, botany, ecology, environmental science, or related field will be required. It is expected that the successful applicant will have 2+ years of professional experience in the Southern California area. Applicable advanced degrees and/or USFWS/CDFW permits and MOUs for southern California species may substitute for years of experience. Strong writing and technical skills will be necessary. Ability to travel long distances to and from job sites (2+ hours from the office) that may require overnight stays, maintain a flexible schedule due to unforeseen or last-minute project needs, and conduct strenuous field work in inclement weather on steep terrain is also a requirement.


Archaeological Field Technicians

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in Redlands, California is currently accepting resumes for on-call field crew for archaeological projects in southern California. Responsibilities include construction monitoring, pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned.

Requirements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology or closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university, at least 1 year of full time professional experience, and a work history that includes projects in Southern California.


Senior Restoration Ecologist

ECORP Consulting is seeking a senior-level restoration ecologist/botanist to support our southern California service area. Base office would be in either Santa Ana, Redlands, or San Diego. This position involves managing and oversight of habitat restoration and botanical projects that range from small sites to large, complex sites throughout southern California. Duties will include coordinating project tasks on long-term projects to meet cost and schedule objectives; supervising and participating in field and laboratory work; designing and managing wetland, riparian, and upland habitat restoration/creation projects; authoring habitat restoration plans, habitat mitigation and monitoring plans, conceptual restoration plans, and habitat enhancement and management plans; reviewing and editing of botanical sections of biological resources technical reports; supervising the implementation and maintenance of restoration projects; conducting data analysis; conducting statistical analysis; participating in client meetings; and presenting projects with Microsoft PowerPoint.

Strong technical writing skills, and familiarity with the most recent plant identification manuals, survey guidelines, and vegetation mapping classification systems are required. Proven experience with writing annual reports and agency coordination in support of mitigation sign-off is preferred. Local or specific experience may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree; however, a graduate degree in botany, restoration ecology, biology, or related field is preferred. A minimum of 12 years in professional environmental consulting experience and an in-depth knowledge of Southern California flora are required.

Other job requirements include developing new business from referrals from new and/or existing clients and assisting with marketing efforts; preparing biological resources proposals and assisting with the preparation of multidisciplinary proposals; assisting the Department Director with supervision and review of department staff members; advising clients and agencies on compliance matters; and training staff in biological resource project/task completion and reviewing work of other team members.


Wildlife and Fisheries Biologists, Botanists, and Restoration Ecologists (entry, mid-level, and senior)

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking responsible and dependable biologists and environmental scientists.  We are currently looking to fill biological monitoring positions on challenging and high profile projects involving an array of biological resources spread across Southern California.  This will be an excellent career opportunity to work as part of an outstanding environmental consulting team.  Professionals should be able to perform biological monitoring and survey activities on large-scale construction projects. B.S. in Biology or related field preferred.  Monitors are expected to produce reports daily via computer, have excellent communication skills, familiarity with GPS, performing duties with integrity as requested.  Experience in surveying for sensitive vegetative communities/wildlife habitats, performing protocol surveys for sensitive species of southern California, and knowledge of the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act and California Fish & Game Code is a plus.  We regularly have projects that arise within the geographic area and seek help for both short and long term projects.

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is currently hiring for all levels of wildlife and fisheries biologists, botanists, and restoration ecologists (entry, mid-level, and senior) in all of our Southern California offices (Redlands, Santa Ana, and San Diego). Job duties include general field surveys for biological resources, sensitive species surveys, jurisdictional waters delineation and permitting, preparation of biological reports, sensitive species permitting, preparation and implementation of mitigation and restoration plans, and preparation of biological resources sections of CEQA and NEPA documents. Mid-level and senior analysts would also have appropriate business development responsibilities for that level. Education requirements include a bachelor’s degree in biology, wildlife management, fisheries, zoology, botany, restoration ecology, or a related field and 0-5 years of experience for an entry-level biologist, 5-7 years of experience for a mid-level biologist, and 7+ years of experience for a senior biologist. Applicable advanced degrees and/or USFWS/CDFG permits and MOUs may substitute for years of experience.


ECORP offers excellent benefits, medical, dental, vision, FSA’s, 401(k) with employer discretionary match, life insurance, long term disability and other benefits in addition to a competitive salary, and a team-oriented atmosphere. Qualified applicants are encouraged to send resume to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

Please visit our website at http://www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.


ECORP Consulting Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer