Ecological/Ecosystem Practice Lead

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Greenville, SC 29615
United States


Job Description

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. is seeking a leader to grow and expand our Ecological Practice Group to serve mining, energy, solid waste, commercial, institutional, and energy clients. We anticipate this leader will be an established professional, with strong technical, project management, and client-facing leadership skills along with maintaining regulatory compliance standards.

This position may/will require periodic travel and field work. You will lead projects and assist in recruiting, supervising, and mentoring technical and field staff. Working with clients, contractors, and local government officials, you will impact the whole project - from conceptual and design phases, through the regulatory review process, bidding, and construction. Projects will/may include any of the following areas of emphasis: wetland and stream assessments, delineations, and mitigation; endangered species surveys including bats and plants; natural stream channel restoration; invasive plant control; bio-retention and wetland treatment systems; and ecological risk assessments.


  • 10-20 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: Aquatic/Stream Ecology, Terrestrial Ecology, Threatened and Endangered Species, Toxicology, Water and Sediment Quality, Ecosystem Restoration / Design, or Environmental Permitting and Reporting
  • B.S. degree in Ecology, Biology, Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or Hydrology or related technical field (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred);
  • Local, regional, and/or national contacts and the ability to develop, market, and manage for new and existing clients to assist in expanding the Greenville office;
  • Understanding of Section 401, 402, 404 Federal Clean Water Act Regulations;
  • Demonstrated understanding of State and Federal regulations from agencies such as USEPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, and US Fish & Wildlife Service; and
  • Knowledge / experience with RIVERMorph® Stream Restoration Software, HEC-RAS, HydroCAD, Survey Grade GPS, and Total Station a plus.

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 Employer.