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Senior Biologist & Project Manager
Senior Biologist and Project Manager
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 (www.icf.com) and consider applying to join our team.
ICF is seeking a Senior Biologist with project management and regulatory expertise and leadership experience to support a wide range of projects in the energy, transportation, and water and planning sectors of our company. The position will be based in the Austin, TX office. Based on the location of field work, local candidates are preferred.
What You Will Do
Manage projects that involve a wide range of biological field studies, technical analyses, and regulatory and permitting tasks.
Provide senior-level expertise and technical guidance on complex projects involving Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, federal and state laws, and agency consultations
Lead and perform field work, including plant and wildlife habitat assessments/surveys, wetland delineations and functional assessments, prepare technical reports, USACE 404/10 permit applications, and mitigation plans.
Support and guide complex regulatory strategies
Provide leadership to wildlife biologists and wetland scientists and help mentor, train, and guide junior and mid-level staff
Prepare proposals and support marketing efforts in target sector.
What You Must Have
BS in Biology, Natural Resource Sciences, Environmental Sciences
Strong knowledge of environmental consulting practices and environmental laws
10+ years of experience in applicable fields (government, consulting, academia)
What We Would Like You to Have
Experience managing or conducting studies for renewable energy, water, and or transportation clients
Experience overseeing technical studies and providing regulatory guidance for energy, transportation, water and planning, and development projects
Leadership of biological services practice, particularly wetland delineations
Experience working with resource agencies and developing complex environmental and regulatory strategies
Experience working with clients and project management tools
Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor, and train teams of technical specialists
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities, including ability to identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: EEO is the law 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
$83,076.00 - $141,229.00