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

 

Senior Biologist

We are looking for a Senior Biologist 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 local and regional 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 and complete: environmental monitoring, habitat assessments, expertise in San Diego MSCP consistency analyses, vegetation mapping, general botanical surveys, and sensitive plant species surveys. 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.

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, environmental science or related field will be required. USFWS/CDFW 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. 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 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.

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Wildlife Biologist (mid-senior level)

We are looking for a wildlife biologist to join the San Diego office team. In this position, the wildlife biologist could have the unique opportunity to provide field and reporting support for utility projects within the county, specifically with compliance measures that need to be taken to prevent impacts to sensitive small mammals. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire for field-intensive consulting work and experience handling, surveying for, designing and executing mitigation programs for wildlife species with sensitive status, especially small mammals.

The ideal candidate will also be a service oriented, motivated self-starter and have previous task management experience, experience with coordinating field survey crews and managing protocol survey work, experience with wildlife agency coordination. 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, and vegetation mapping throughout southern California. Practical experience and familiarity with various state and federal laws/regulations with respect to biological resources is fundamental to success in this position. Expertise in 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, 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 or compliance during construction.

A Bachelor’s degree in biological resources, botany, ecology, wildlife, environmental science or related field will be required. USFWS/CDFW 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. 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 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.

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Mid-level Biologist

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, environmental science 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 and conduct field work during timeframes dictated by survey protocols or project construction schedules. Individuals may also be required to perform their job responsibilities in inclement weather conditions.

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.

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Senior CEQA Specialist

ECORP is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, client-centered professional to fill a role of Senior CEQA Specialist in the San Diego office. The team member will be responsible for conducting and overseeing impact analysis, report preparation, business development, research, and field work related to CEQA documentation and technical studies. Experience with CEQA-Plus compliance and/or Caltrans requirements are highly desired. Resource agency (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Regional Water Quality Control Board) permitting experience a plus. The level of responsibility and performance should be that of someone with at least 10 years of relevant experience in the consulting industry. One of the primary responsibilities of the position is to build our local CEQA practice as well as contribute to a statewide practice in coordination with our Inland Empire, Orange County, and northern California offices:

We are looking for professional consultant with a strong working knowledge of CEQA compliance regulations, environmental permitting, and land use. Responsibilities in this position will include:

  • identifying and developing new opportunities, prepare effective proposals, and actively developing new business with new and existing clients.
  • training and mentoring staff on CEQA and other planning/environmental requirements;
  • preparing and managing complex environmental documentation for a wide variety of local 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;
  • demonstrating confidence in decision-making and be recognized by clients and peers as having expertise in CEQA and related technical areas; and
  • possessing existing positive relationships with San Diego County CEQA lead agencies.

Background requirements include Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Planning or Natural Sciences or a related field with 10+ years of relevant experience, including project management experience and technical leadership for multidisciplinary projects. At least 5 years of the most recent experience must show successful project management for local San Diego County cities, counties, infrastructure agencies, and other lead agencies.

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.


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.


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