Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals

Job Posting

  • Tuesday, August 07, 2018 1:40 PM
    Message # 6421297


    Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager / Senior Wetland Scientist for our Portland, OR office. This position will perform, lead and manage environmental projects including, but not limited to, renewable energy, pipeline, and transmission line projects. This position will also be responsible for oversight of field studies including wetland delineations and habitat assessments. A successful candidate will have demonstrated abilities at project management, project-related research, and technical writing.


    • Project Management
      • Effectively lead project teams
      • Understand and account for project contract requirements and ensure deliverables and schedules are met with the appropriate level of quality
    • Coordinate and Lead Field Teams
      • Wetland delineations
      • Plant identification
    • Manage Federal and State Environmental Impact Assessments
      • Prepare NEPA and Oregon EFSC documents
      • Prepare wetland 404 permits and state wetland permit applications
    • Manage Personnel
      • Ensure project teams work together to achieve results; set performance targets for staff, provide inspiring leadership and direction, and actively identify and resolve issues
      • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior level staff
    • Provide expertise on current regulatory and scientific standards
      • Lead federal and state agency coordination and negotiation
      • Understand and stay current with appropriate regulatory requirements and scientific standards
      • Provide advice and guidance to E & E staff on regulatory requirements and scientific standards
    • Business development
      • Seek out and identify potential project opportunities and develop client relationships
      • Assist in preparing proposals, work plans and cost estimates


    • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Biology  or a related discipline
    • 10 - 15 years of related experience including managing projects, teams, and managing/leading field surveys
    • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) certification and  environmental consulting experience preferred
    • Experience working with federal, state, and local agencies, preferably in the Pacific Northwest
    • Knowledge of major federal statutes and implementing regulations (NEPA, CWA, CAA, etc.)
    • Experience delineating wetlands and other waters and permitting impacts pursuant to federal and state regulations
    • Experience supporting business development activities including proposal development, attending and presenting at conferences, and developing and maintaining client relationships preferred
    • Experience utilizing GIS and mobile applications for field data collection a plus
    • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong organizational, analytical, and strategic planning skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a pressure environment
    • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of, disciplines, and experts including senior management and clients
    • Ability to travel to support project needs

    We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at to apply on-line.  Local candidates preferred.

    Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.

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