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Austin, Texas, United States of America
JOB #R2300931

Environmental Project Manager

Environmental Project Manager

Austin, Texas

We 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, 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.  If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging, and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF ( and consider applying to join our team.      

ICF is seeking a Project Manager with a biology emphasis to join our rapidly-growing Texas-based practice. The successful candidate would leverage their regulatory expertise and management experience to lead diverse projects for clients in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors. The candidate would be given immediate opportunities to build client relationships while working with and learning from highly-talented biologists and project management peers. The team's local office is in Austin, TX, and due to the location of field work, local candidates are preferred.

What You Will Do

  • Managing projects that involve a wide range of technical field studies, analyses, and regulatory and permitting tasks.

  • Preparing proposals and supporting marketing efforts in target sector.

  • Providing senior-level expertise and technical guidance on complex projects involving Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, federal and state laws, and agency consultations.

  • Providing leadership to wildlife biologists and wetland scientists and helping to mentor, train, and guide junior and mid-level staff

  • Leading and performing field work, including plant and wildlife habitat assessments/surveys, wetland delineations and functional assessments, preparing technical reports, USACE 404/10 permit applications, and mitigation plans.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Biology, Natural Resource Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or a similar field

  • 7+ years of experience in environmental consulting or applicable fields (government, consulting, academia)

Preferred Attributes and Experience:

  • Experience managing or conducting studies for renewable energy, water, and/or infrastructure clients, overseeing technical studies and providing regulatory guidance.

  • Experience working with resource agencies and developing complex environmental and regulatory strategies.

  • Strong knowledge of environmental consulting practices and environmental laws

  • Experience working with clients and common project management tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor, and train teams of technical specialists.

  • Ability to present solutions to complex problems to clients and regulators.

  • Business-minded with an eye towards client engagement and market growth.

  • Technical writing skills and ability to review, QA/QC, and provide feedback to technical staff.

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 ICF

Working 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 EEO & AA policy.

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:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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:

$85,153.00 - $144,760.00

Austin,TX (TX37)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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