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

 

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.

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.


 

Biologist/Assistant Project Manager (mid-senior 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 San Diego 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 on marketing and business development initiatives in coordination with our Orange County, Inland Empire, and northern California offices. You will serve as a project manager, proposal manager, technical lead (i.e. Project Biologist, Environmental Compliance Officer), 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 and have previous project management experience, experience with coordinating field survey crews and construction monitors, experience with agency coordination (CDFW, USFWS, Army Corps, etc.) and leading environmental compliance programs, and of course excellent multi-tasking skills. The ideal candidate must also have proven capabilities to independently conduct field work including: environmental monitoring, habitat assessments, expertise in San Diego MSCP consistency analyses, waters and wetlands delineations, vegetation mapping, general botanical surveys, and sensitive plant species surveys throughout southern California. Practical experience and familiarity with various state and federal laws/regulations with respect to biological resources is fundamental to success in these positions. Expertise in local wetland, botanical, or wildlife resources and familiarity with local survey and reporting requirements is also necessary.

You will be responsible for preparing technical reports and other deliverables including constraints analyses, vegetation mapping, general wildlife or botanical surveys, focused species survey reports, federally and state-listed sensitive species survey reports, and biological resources technical reports and/or a variety of other environmental documents in accordance with CEQA/NEPA. The successful applicant may also be responsible for preparing waters and wetlands delineations, 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:

  • Research, assembly, and synthesis of data related to biological issues;
  • Drafting, editing, and revising technical reports or assembling report data;
  • Coordination with technical staff, administrative staff, GIS staff, word processing staff;
  • Attending project, office, and technical group meetings;
  • Project management;
  • Client contact and agency coordination;
  • Drafting, editing, and revising technical sections of proposal materials or researching background information to develop proposal scopes;
  • Conducting field work; and,
  • Supporting staff on other projects or proposals as directed.

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.  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 (4+ years of experience for a mid-level biologist, and 10+ years of experience for a senior biologist). Applicable advanced degrees and/or USFWS/CDFG permits and MOUs may substitute for years of experience. Strong writing and technical skills will be necessary. Ability to travel between worksites and conduct strenuous field work in inclement weather on steep terrain is also a requirement.

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.


Biologist, On-Call, Mid-Level (Project Hire)

Our San Diego office is looking for a Biologist with a minimum of 3 years of experience in conducting biological surveys in San Diego County, 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, and environmental compliance monitoring and a candidate with demonstrated experience with San Diego County species, ecosystems, and biological reporting requirements.

The desired candidate must have strong communication skills, ability to multitask, technical writing skills, ability produce high quality deliverables and exhibit professionalism in interactions with coworkers, agency staff, and clients.

Responsibilities will include performing biological and botanical fieldwork, conducting biological and botanical research, developing impact assessments, coordinating with project teams, preparing reports, and performing environmental and/or biological monitoring. Travel and fieldwork accounts for 40 to 80 percent 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. Individual may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

If interested, please email your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

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

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Archaeology Field Technicians

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is currently accepting resumes for temporary, on-call field crew for archaeological projects in southern California, primarily focused in the Orange County and San Diego County areas.

Responsibilities may 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 6 months of full time professional experience, and a work history that includes projects in California.
Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program.

If interested, please email your resume and salary requirements to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

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

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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