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Senior Restoration Ecologist

Company: ICF Olson
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Restoration EcologistSouthern CaliforniaWe are the Environment & Planning Division of ICF. We are passionate about doing what's right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, designers, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence-these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow. -Job DescriptionOur Southern California Natural Resources Team is seeking a Senior Restoration Ecologist to join a collaborative group of biologists, restoration ecologists, landscape architects, engineers, and regulatory specialists. You will use your technical skills and experience with Southern California vegetation communities to support restoration programs and to take the role of Project Manager.The applicant should have a background in restoration ecology, landscape architecture, botany, or a related field, and have a thorough understanding of soils, hydrology, and other physical and biological processes related to restoring upland, aquatic resource, and riparian habitats. - The Senior Restoration Ecologist will be providing support for the restoration/revegetation of upland and aquatic resource projects and working in a team setting, collaborating with botanists, wildlife biologists, soil scientists, geomorphologists, landscape architects, hydrologists, engineers, and planners. The Senior Restoration Ecologist will provide technical support for habitat restoration projects including feasibility assessments, conceptual and detailed design, construction oversight, and maintenance and performance monitoring. The Senior Restoration Ecologist will also lead and support business development efforts including client outreach and lead generation, and proposal preparation. Position is based in Southern CA with options to work remotely or in our San Diego, Los Angeles or Irvine office.What You Must Have

  • B.S. in restoration ecology, biology, botany, landscape architecture, environmental science, or related field.
  • 8 years of experience in environmental consulting or related field with a focus on habitat restoration.What We Would Like You to Have
    • M.A. or M.S. in environmental science, biology, botany, landscape architecture, or related field
    • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and permits that relate to restoration projects (e.g. Clean Water Act, Coastal Act, City of San Diego Discretionary Review process, etc.)
    • Experience overseeing implementation including hydroseeding, seeding, container planting, and staking
    • Experience with restoration and re-vegetation techniques
    • Ability to identify non-native species and provide guidance on adaptive management and weeding techniques and timing.
    • Experience preparing technical studies and/or conceptual and detailed design plans for habitat restoration projects.
    • Experience preparing Habitat Mitigation and Monitoring Plans to support permitting.
    • Experience in performing CRAM surveys
    • Experience collecting, organizing, and analyzing field data.
    • Strong organizational, communication, writing, and analytical skills.
    • Proven ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
    • Demonstrated experience in proposal and budget preparation
    • Demonstrated business and client development experience
    • Public speaking and present experience, including participation in project interviews
    • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.Working at ICFWorking at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our .Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: - and - .Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is$70,809.00 - $120,375.00San Diego, CA (CA74)

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