Wildlife Project Manager

  • WRA Environmental Consultants
  • San Rafael, CA, USA
  • Mar 08, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Environmental Protection Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Sustainability Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Wildlife Project Manager


We are looking for an energetic, career-minded technical project manager to join us on a full-time basis in our San Rafael or Emeryville office.  The work that this position entails is varied and includes regulatory permitting (2081 CESA permitting, Section 7 and Section 10 FESA permitting, special-status species surveys, habitat assessments, environmental compliance, mitigation and conservation planning, and project management.  Candidates with documented experience in these areas will be prioritized.  


We are looking for someone who has previous consulting experience in California with particular emphasis on developing innovative and strategic solutions to complex environmental challenges.  This position will provide the successful candidate opportunities to lead negotiations, develop comprehensive strategies, and oversee projects from conception to conclusion.     


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in biology, ecology, or related field
  • Sound technical knowledge in California taxa
  • Ability to work both independently and with a small team
  • Demonstrable technical writing ability
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Previous consulting experience
  • Field experience including habitat evaluation
  • Experience in wildlife species permitting
  • Detail-oriented and resourceful



Desired Qualifications:

  • Project management background
  • Innovative and strategic thinker



We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and a positive, progressive work environment. Our employment package includes medical, vision, dental, life insurance, wellness, commuter program, and 401K with generous match. 


To Apply:

Interested candidates should respond by e-mailing your employment application (found on our website), cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three references to careers@wra-ca.com and reference “Wildlife Project Manager.” Please also reference where you heard about the position.  WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, no calls.


About WRA:

WRA, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm based in San Rafael, California, with offices in Emeryville, San Diego and Denver, Colorado.  For more than 35 years, WRA has provided outstanding ecological and design expertise to develop successful solutions for our clients.  We employ experts in the fields of plant, wildlife, and wetland ecology, GIS, CEQA/NEPA, mitigation banking, and landscape architecture. More information about WRA and our areas of expertise can be found at http://www.wra-ca.com.

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