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SWCA is seeking a Assistant Project Restoration Ecologist for SWCA’s New England operations to contribute to the growth of our ecological restoration practice (specifically in the leadership of our invasive plant management practice). The ideal candidate will be interested in developing a long-term consulting career that combines high-level technical expertise with commercial acumen and leadership. Prior experience is necessary in the planning, design, and implementation of invasive plant management programs in upland and wetland environments; hiking trail construction; lake and pond assessment and management; habitat conservation planning and restoration; and the implementation of ecological restoration in wetland or other sensitive resource areas for public and private clients.
This position is a regular, full-time, salaried position, reporting to the Ecological Restoration Team Lead. The position offers the flexibility to work from a home office, or our Westborough or Amherst, Massachusetts offices with travel to projects throughout Massachusetts and southern New England.
Project Management and Business Operations
Assist in the management of projects throughout the project management life cycle, ensuring adherence to project scope, schedule, and budget.
Ensure professional and technical excellence, and quality through project staffing and QA/QC assignments.
Help develop additional QA/QC processes and systems where needed
Promote culture of accountability, budget and cost control, value creation and return on investment, and profit optimization.
Guide team members within invasive plant management projects.
Assumption of 3 days per week leading and conducting field work (on average)
Assist in the management of individual projects as well as assisting with team scheduling.
Communications with Project Team.
Meet with Management regularly to discuss project specific tasks.
Engage in business development initiatives.
SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.
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SWCA is committed to salary equity and salary transparency for all its employees. In alignment with this commitment, SWCA posts good faith pay ranges in all its advertised job postings to promote pay equity and transparency.
An employee in this Amherst-based position can expect an hourly rate of $27.56–$34.91/hour. Actual pay within this range may depend on experience, qualifications, geographic location, client requirements where applicable, and other factors permitted by law. Regular-status employees are also eligible for performance bonuses. Candidates are also encouraged to consider SWCA’s Total Rewards package, which includes a competitive Benefits package, forward-thinking workplace flexibility, outstanding corporate culture, award-winning career development, and more.
EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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