Senior wildlife ecologist - California

H. T. Harvey & Associates

H. T. Harvey & Associates has an immediate opening in our South San Francisco Bay Area office for an experienced wildlife ecologist/project manager.  The  duties expected of this position include managing all aspects of the  biological components of CEQA/NEPA projects, endangered and threatened  species surveys, federal and state Endangered Species Act consultations, and  wildlife inventories and management plans, as well as managing staff,  budgets, clients, and agency contacts.  Other key responsibilities include  business development, marketing, proposal preparation, staff training and  supervision, and recruiting.
Required qualifications:
•A minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience, with at least 3  years of management experience
•Strong project management skills, including an ease with clients and  strong organizational abilities for tracking project details, schedules,  budgets, invoices, and subcontractors
•Academic background (Ph.D. or M.S. preferred), solid field experience,  strong ecological knowledge, and experience in ecological consulting,  particularly in California
•Experience providing guidance to clients regarding federal and state  wildlife regulations, including CEQA/NEPA and Endangered Species Acts
•Solid technical writing ability
•Strong communication and collaboration skills
Additional qualifications:
•Valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record
•Willingness to work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights,  weekends) as needed
•Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all  types of weather conditions, walking over varied terrain, bending, lifting,  and carrying upwards of 50 pounds, and otherwise maintain good physical  condition
•Familiarity with best practices for field safety and low impact principles