Ecological Project Manager

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH 45150
United States


Job Description

As an Ecological Project Manager with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.'s (CEC), you'll lead project teams navigating today's complex environmental regulatory landscape on a wide variety of exciting projects. Working with clients, contractors, and government officials, you will be involved in the entire project - from conceptual and design phases, through the regulatory review process, bidding, and construction. You will lead all aspects of a project, maintaining budget and schedule, write proposals, mentor and direct staff, develop new and existing client relationships, interact with regulatory agencies, and maintain up-to-date knowledge of the regulatory landscape.

Projects will/may include any of the following areas of emphasis: wetland and stream assessments, delineations, and mitigation; natural stream channel and wetland restoration design, construction observation and monitoring; stormwater monitoring; and endangered species surveys.


  • B.A. or B.S. in a natural sciences field (e.g., Biology, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Geography) or related technical field (M.A. or M.S. preferred);
  • 5+ years of experience in ecological fieldwork, environmental permitting and reporting and other related activities;
  • Leadership aptitude and experience;
  • Demonstrated experience performing wetland and waters field delineations and obtaining relevant regulatory permits for complex projects (experience in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, &/or West Virginia preferred);
  • Demonstrated understanding of State and Federal permitting and regulations from agencies such as EPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, USFWS, SHPO, DNR/DEQ, etc.;
  • Experience with NEPA and/or FERC technical reporting (not required but a bonus);
  • Review and Preparation of technical reports;
  • Ability to provide technical expertise, mentor and lead other staff and managers in the ecological practice; and
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and collaborate with teams of technical professionals in other disciplines to execute complex multi-discipline projects.

About Us

C ivil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture . Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success. You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients.

In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance. Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.