SWCA Environmental Consultants is hiring a
SWCA Environmental Consultants is seeking a highly experienced, collaborative, and self-motivated Project or Senior Fire Planner for a dynamic and high-in-demand field. This individual will successfully support or lead (assistant or project manager) projects while also providing technical and subject matter expertise in fire management planning and fire behavior. This position is available for remote work but will be associated with our Bay Area office. Opportunities will be available to work with other offices in the region and across the country.
The Project/Senior Fire Planner position will have technical expertise in wildfire management planning; fire behavior modeling, analysis, and interpretation; fuels/vegetation management; wildfire management policies, standards, and methods; and current wildfire and fire ecology research and applications. Experience working in California and Pacific Northwest ecosystems is desired, and experience working with state and federal land management agencies is highly valued. Additional skills include the ability to manage complex projects within schedule and budget expectations, the ability to provide quality assurance/quality control oversight, and strong interpersonal and writing skills. The position will support or manage a variety of project types, including relevant and newly emerging areas in fire sciences and technology. Project types include CEQA wildfire compliance for developments; vegetation management plans for state and local governments; NEPA documents for post-wildfire restoration and land management activities; wildfire mitigation plans for utility companies; biofuels development projects; and community wildfire protection plans.
This is a regular, full-time, salaried position. Pay rate will be based on individual qualifications and experience. SWCA offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a competitive benefits package, including an employee stock ownership retirement plan (ESOP).
This position is available at the below levels and title will be based on years of relevant experience or expertise:
Our Vision (the North Star), Core Values, and Purpose: Help drive SWCA to be the best workplace and industry leader in sustainability, bringing sound science and creative solutions to global environmental challenges while maintaining a dedication to employee-ownership.We are #OneSWCA and collaborate across all our offices, programs, and disciplines. We are #AlwaysLearning, we #NeverSettle and we #GiveBack. We are 100% employee-owned, and we build our success together. SWCA is a team of scientists, planners, technical experts, and corporate services professionals that are committed to our culture.
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 Half Moon Bay, CA based position can expect a salary of $74,880-96,096/year for the Project Fire Planner role and $108,576–$141,024/year for the Sr. Fire Planner role. 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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