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

 

Archaeologists

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is looking for skilled archaeologists with construction monitoring experience for a temporary Project Hire position based in Orange County or northern San Diego County, California. We are looking for team members that can contribute to our cooperative environment with strong communication skills, a solid work ethic, who has experience with archaeological construction monitoring, and can exhibit professionalism in interactions with coworkers, agency staff, and clients.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: construction monitoring, preparation of monitoring logs and reports, adhering to safety standards in an active construction zone, and regular communication with Cultural Resources Manager. This position is entirely based in the field and is expected to last for a period of one year. This project does not include lodging or per diem and the monitor must be able to commute daily to south Orange County.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Archaeology or closely-related field
  • At least one year of professional experience as an Archaeologist with ability to identify archaeological resources (may substitute relevant graduate-level academic experience).
  • Professional experience as an Archaeological construction monitor

Those who submit qualifications that do not meet the minimum requirements above may be considered for future temporary field crew positions.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.    Visit our website at www.ecorpconsulting.com to learn more about our company.


Biologist/Assistant Project Manager (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, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, California Environmental Quality Act, and National Environmental Policy Act; surveys and monitoring of biological and cultural resources; GIS analysis; water resources modeling and water rights; and habitat restoration design and implementation. We are looking for biologists/regulatory 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 and proposal tasks in coordination with our Orange County, San Diego, and northern California offices. You will serve as a task manager, assistant project/proposal manager, survey team lead, and supporting team member for a wide range of biological resource analyses studies and compliance oversight tasks. Daily communication and feedback to project managers and task managers a must.

The ideal candidate will be a service-oriented, motivated self-starter with solid leadership skills and have previous project management experience, experience with coordinating field survey crews and construction monitors, and excellent multi-tasking skills. The ideal candidate must have proven capabilities to independently conduct field work including: environmental monitoring, focused surveys for special-status wildlife and/or plant species, habitat assessments, and vegetation mapping throughout southern California. 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, and waters and wetlands delineations. Practical experience and familiarity with various state and federal laws/regulations with respect to biological resources is fundamental to success in this position.

You will be responsible for preparing technical reports and other deliverables including focused special-status species survey reports, biological resources technical reports, general biological resources assessments, monitoring reports, and a variety of other environmental documents in accordance with CEQA/NEPA. The successful applicant may also be responsible for assisting in the preparation of waters and wetlands delineation reports, permit applications, and coordination with resource agencies in support of Clean Water Act 404 and 401 applications and Streambed Alteration Agreements. Knowledge of waters permitting and CEQA/NEPA compliance is preferred.

In a typical day you will individually and/or as part of a team perform the following types of tasks:

  • Conducting field work;
  • Research, assembly, and analysis of data related to biological issues;
  • Drafting, editing, and revising technical reports or assembling report data;
  • Supporting staff on other projects, tasks, or proposals as directed;
  • Coordination with technical staff, administrative staff, GIS staff, word processing staff;
  • Attending project, office, and technical group meetings;
  • Project management or assisting with project management tasks;
  • Contact with clients or the project staff from other firms; and
  • Drafting, editing, and revising technical sections of proposal materials or researching background information to develop proposal scopes and budgets.

A Bachelor’s degree in biological resources, botany, ecology, wildlife or related field will be required. USFWS/CDFG permits and MOUs for local species are desired but not a requirement. It is expected that the successful applicant will have 5+ years of professional experience in the Southern California area as well as local project experience. Applicable advanced degrees and/or USFWS/CDFW permits and MOUs 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.

ECORP offers excellent benefits involving medical, dental, and vision insurance; FSAs; 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 and a writing sample to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

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Senior-level Archaeologist

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is seeking a qualified and experienced senior-level archaeologist for our Southern California practice.  The successful candidate will serve as group manager, and as Principal Investigator and/or cultural resources project manager for projects throughout Southern California. This position could be based in either Redlands, Santa Ana, or San Diego.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 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 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.

Requirements include:

  • a master’s or doctorate degree in anthropology or archaeology;
  • a minimum of 15 years of experience in cultural resources management consulting in California;
  • knowledge of the prehistory, history, archaeology, and ethnography of Southern California;
  • proven track-record of business development;
  • proven ability to senior author cultural resource management reports;
  • project management experience, including a proven ability to be on time and on budget;
  • a strong working knowledge of the federal and state regulatory settings, including CEQA, NEPA, Section 4f, Section 106/110, AB 52, and SB 18;
  • excellent problem solving skills, particularly in complex CRM projects;
  • ability to function effectively in a fast-paced team environment but also to work independently;
  • ability to be listed as a Principal Investigator on a California BLM Cultural Use Permit;
  • ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations; and
  • strong organizational skills and work ethic.

Registered Professional Archaeologists (or ability to become certified as such upon hire) are preferred.

ECORP offers a comprehensive list of benefits and benefit options for its full time, regular employees and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If interested, please submit your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.


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.


ECORP Consulting Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer