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Environmental- Sr. Project Manager

LaBella Associates
Grand Central, New York, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time

LaBella Associates has an immediate need for a Senior Project Manager in our Environmental division at our Brooklyn, NY office.

LaBella's passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the real estate, institutional, transportation, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve economic vitality, enhance communities, increase mobility, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

We are seeking an environmental entrepreneur who will assist the NYC Regional Manager in continuing to grow LaBella's multi-disciplinary office located in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. We are looking for an individual with experience performing Phase I/II ESAs, familiarity with OER e-Designation process, and performing investigation and remediation within the NYS BCP with the potential to become a seller-doer.

The Senior Project Manager will manage existing clients and projects, network, market, and cross-sell, assist with recruitment, and help train and mentor junior staff. This is an opportunity for a smart and talented professional to perform in a role with enormous upside potential as part of a growing company.

LaBella offers excellent training and career advancement opportunities and outstanding benefits.

  • Managing and overseeing environmental due diligence and Investigation and Remediation (I&R) projects, including NYS Brownfield and E-designation sites and provide leadership and client coordination
  • Identifying strategic initiatives for the NYC regional market and support efforts to develop a multidisciplinary regional practice
  • Identifying key business development targets, developing marketing approaches, preparing proposals
  • Fostering new client and service lines associated with real estate development
  • Providing oversight, direction, management, mentoring and open communication to environmental staff, and support recruiting efforts
  • Regularly tracking and communicating status of NYC regional regulatory and policy initiatives as it relates to business development and lobbying efforts
  • Establishing and tracking project milestones as well as quarterly business goals


  • BS degree in environmental science, geology, civil engineering, or related field; MS preferred
  • 10 - 15 years of professional environmental consulting experience
  • Possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be team oriented with strong capability to motivate others
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Must demonstrate superior ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates
  • Possess technical knowledge and experience with NYC E-designations, and brownfield sites within various programs, including the New York City Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) and New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) as well as Superfund (CERCLA)
  • Experience with in-situ remediation and engineering controls related to groundwater, soil and soil vapor contamination
  • Experience in successfully managing multi-disciplinary projects
  • Experience with pursuing teaming efforts related to RFPs and RFQs
  • Experience in managing other staff members
  • Active participation in professional organizations
  • Strong client development, client communication, client management abilities, and ability to develop new work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • New York State Professional Geologist (PG) or Professional Engineer (PE) preferred
  • Education and experience in hydrogeology, geochemistry, understanding and interpreting groundwater modeling preferred

Salary Range: $98,000 - $140,000

The specific salary offered may be influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to the candidate's relevant experience, education, and work location.


Body, mind, and wallet-LaBella's benefits support a holistic approach to your health and wellness, creating the foundation for physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our benefit offerings cover the must-haves (healthcare and retirement), the just-in-cases (insurances and employee assistance programs), and the cherry-on-tops (fitness reimbursements, year-end incentive pay, and tuition assistance). Visit our website for more details on benefits listed below.
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • 401k Plan with Employer Match
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Fitness Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Team Building Events
  • Community Service Events

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

LaBella is committed to facilitating a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion are respected, valued, and celebrated by implementing thoughtful, practical, and innovative strategies that support our employees and serve the communities in which we reside. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

LaBella Associates does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting professionals or agencies, nor do we accept resumes from any source that does not reference a specific, open position. LaBella Associates will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resume submitted by recruiting professionals or agencies that do not have a current placement fee agreement with LaBella Associates. All initial communication with recruiting professionals or agencies must go through human resources.

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