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The Senior Wildlife Project Manager will spend time both in the field and in the office with the firm’s team of professionals. As the office’s lead wildlife ecologist, this role involves collaboration with other wildlife ecologists, restoration ecologists and landscape architects, plant ecologists, and aquatic ecologists on projects across Central, and some Northern California regions. In addition to leading project teams, responsibilities include supporting the growth and development of our office by preparing proposals and managing business development efforts related to wildlife ecology, environmental compliance, and permitting; and recruiting and training staff.


NEPA/CEQA documentation for projects with unique or challenging issues
Federal and California Endangered Species Act  (FESA/CESA) consultations
Compliance support, includes providing recommendations to minimize constraints on project activities; coordinating pre-activity surveys; ensuring compliance with avoidance and minimization measures from project permits (including surveys, environmental training sessions, construction monitoring, etc.); and drafting compliance documentation
Assessment of biological constraints on proposed projects, including potential mitigation measures that may be necessary under CEQA or that could be incorporated as conservation measures in California or federal Endangered Species Act approvals
Bird-safe design assessments—assess the potential for avian collision risk with project buildings, provide design assistance to minimize collision risk, and develop bird-safe design measures to reduce impacts and comply with any bird-safe design requirements
Mitigation and monitoring plans—work closely with our restoration ecologists to develop wildlife management and monitoring methods, success criteria, and avoidance and minimization measures
Natural resource management plans—incorporate wildlife issues into plans that describe the long-term management and monitoring of conservation lands
Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan development and implementation

Desired qualifications:

A degree in biological studies, natural resources, wildlife management, wildlife biology or equivalent
Minimum five years of professional experience in biological or ecological consulting
Detailed experience and knowledge of CEQA/NEPA documentation and FESA/CESA compliance
Prior experience in regulatory agency coordination (CDFW, USFWS to negotiate permit conditions and secure incidental take permit approval for a variety of projects)
Prior Management experience
Exceptional technical writing skills
Experience with Bay Area special-status species

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Julieann Young

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