Natural Resources Project Manager

Employer
Eastern Research Group, Inc
Location
Arlington, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 29, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2336655092
Discipline
GIS
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Manage and support natural resources projects for federal clients.

ERG is seeking an experienced natural resources project manager to provide support for a Department of Defense agency. This position is largely office-based; however, field work may also be required on occasion.

Responsibilities and opportunities may include:
  • Managing and supporting projects within multidisciplinary teams for a variety of natural resource management efforts
  • Managing and/or developing Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans (INRMPs) for federal properties
  • Developing technical guidance pertaining to horticultural operations and integrated pest management
  • Preparing materials for and coordinating public education on natural resource-related topics
  • Developing content for and working with ERG's graphics team to develop infographics and fact sheets about wildlife, habitats, and landscaping practices
  • Performing desktop-based research and occasional site visits
  • Using GIS to develop maps
  • Performing occasional field studies (e.g., wetland, bird, bat, herpetofauna, mammal, macroinvertebrate, water chemistry, terrestrial vegetation, aquatic vegetation surveys)
  • Supporting consultations with local, state, and federal natural resource management agencies
  • Participating in growing ERG's overall natural resources program
In addition to supporting natural resource-related work, qualified candidates may have the opportunity to support efforts related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), multimedia resource management, and sustainable development.

Candidates must have:
  • Bachelor's degree in natural resources, wildlife biology, environmental science or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience related to natural resource management.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to clearly organize and synthesize project findings and recommendations for a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize numerous concurrent projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and critical thinking.
  • Ability to develop high-quality, client-ready deliverables.
  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.
Ideal candidates will have:
  • At least 2 years managing natural resource projects.
  • Managed natural resource projects for federal agencies.
  • Experience developing and implementing INRMPs for federal agencies.
  • Experience conducting wetland and wildlife studies/surveys.
  • Experience creating maps with GIS.
ERG (www.erg.com) is a well-respected consulting firm providing a wide range of support to federal, state, and commercial clients. The successful candidate will be joining a growing team of engineering, facilities, environmental, and sustainability professionals that focus on quality work and fostering collaborative, long-term relationships. ERG has provided engineering, management, and planning services to this federal client for nearly 15 years.
ERG also offers excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, flexible spending accounts, a generous 401(k) plan, profit sharing, an employee assistance program, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and more.

Job ID: NRVJR0428212B11

Successful candidates must be committed to working with a diverse and inclusive team.

Eastern Research Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Please be aware, the only authentic corporate domain for Eastern Research Group, Inc. (ERG) is www.erg.com. ERG may, on occasion, screen applicants via telephone or video interviews via Skype, Teams, GoToMeeting, or another type of video platform. However, any candidate extended a job offer will be asked to meet in person with an ERG employee before being asked to provide confidential personal information associated with new employment. COVID-19 HIRING - most hiring processes are currently virtual during the pandemic. All interviews, as well as new hire orientations, will take place via video conference using Teams, Skype, or GoToMeeting.

For applicants that require an accommodation: As a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ERG's online application process as a result of your disability. Please contact Human Resources via e-mail at Resumes-Lex@erg.com or telephone 781-674-7293 to request an accommodation.

There's a reason ERGers are so dedicated. We work in a friendly, flexible, inclusive environment with clients who are committed to making the world a better place. We promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in the work we do, partnerships we foster, and culture we value both within and outside of our organization.
ERG offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, educational benefits, FSAs, a generous 401k plan, profit sharing, an EAP, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and more. For more information about ERG, please visit www.erg.com.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

5 to 10 years

Security Clearance Note

Must be able to obtain DoD Secret clearance.