Ecological Project Manager

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Charlotte, NC 28273
United States


Job Description

As an Ecologist with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.'s Ecological Practice, you'll work with project teams to navigate today's complex environmental regulatory landscape, helping our commercial, institutional, and energy clients to comply with the federal Clean Water Act (CWA), Endangered Species Act, and related state regulations. You will lead wetland and stream delineation and ecological monitoring field activities; compile, analyze, and review data; prepare reports; assist with preparing permit applications; and interact with clients and regulatory agencies.


  • B.S. in a natural sciences field (e.g., Ecology, Biology, Environmental Sciences)
  • 3-8 years of experience performing and leading wetland and waters field delineations and monitoring;
  • Ability to work outdoors year-round under rigorous conditions;
  • Extensive knowledge identifying North Carolina and South Carolina flora and fauna;
  • Extensive knowledge of Federal and State wetland and stream data collection forms;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally.

  • Leadership aptitude and experience;
  • Completion of 40-Hour wetland delineation training;
  • Wetland and Waterbody Determinations and Delineations pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA) including vegetation identification;
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide and Individual Permits
  • Experience with ArcGIS and GPS equipment
  • Evaluation and permitting of state and local municipality riparian buffers
  • Threatened and endangered species identification, surveying, consultation and protection
  • Preferred certifications: SWITC, NCSAM, NCWAM, and WPIT;
  • Experience writing ecological reports.

About Us

CEC offers big firm opportunities with a small firm culture . We understand the importance of professional growth and offer career advancement and leadership opportunities. You will work on diverse projects providing high quality services to our clients. Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an EEO employer - M/F/Veterans/Disabled.