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


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-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


Archaeologist

ECORP Consulting, Inc. is currently accepting applications for a full-time archaeologist for projects in southern California. Responsibilities largely include construction monitoring, but may also include pedestrian survey, site mapping and recording, excavation, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology or other closely related field, successful completion of an archaeological field school or field methods course at an accredited university in the United States, and at least 1 year of full-time professional experience.

The position will be based in our San Diego office. Regional travel is required, mostly within Southern California. Registered Professional Archaeologists (or ability to become certified as such upon hire) are preferred.

Competitive wages are based on level of education, relevant experience, and quality of references. ECORP offers an excellent benefits package.

If interested, submit resume, work history, wage requirements, and a minimum of two references to jobs@ecorpconsulting.com.

ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


On-call Biologists (entry, mid, and senior level) -- Multiple Positions Available

Our San Diego office is looking for a Biologist with a minimum of 2 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, coordinating with project teams, preparing reports, and performing environmental and/or 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.

More work could be available to those experienced with conducting similar work outside of San Diego County and willing travel to Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties for additional assignments.


Archaeological Monitors

ECORP Consulting, Inc. in San Diego, California is seeking temporary on-call archaeological monitors with paleontological training and experience for upcoming projects in San Diego County. Job duties will include monitoring for cultural and paleontological resources during construction of public infrastructure projects, identification and documentation of cultural resources, identification of paleontological resources, on-site coordination with contractor work crews and agency officials, coordination with Native American monitors, and associated reporting. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree (B.A. or B.S., master’s degree preferred) in archaeology, anthropology, or a related discipline from an accredited institution plus at least one year of professional experience in archaeological and paleontological monitoring and/or fieldwork in Southern California, knowledge of local Native American communities and their respective material culture, and knowledge of local geology and paleontology. Preference will be given for local monitors. Competitive wages are based on level of education and experience.


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.


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