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Sr. Fish & Aquatic Restoration Project Manager
Fish and Aquatic Restoration Project Manager
San Francisco, Sacramento, or Remote in Northern California
We are the Environment & Planning Division. 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.
ICF is currently seeking a Senior Fish & Aquatic Restoration Project Manager to support ICF’s Fish and Aquatic Science Team (FAST). You will work with FAST staff on a variety of projects in the San Francisco Estuary, along the west coast, and nationally and internationally as opportunities arise. The position will involve leading logistically complex studies, leading business development for applied research, monitoring, and habitat restoration in the Delta, and interpretation of biological information to non-scientific stakeholders. The position will assist with regulatory documents where technical assistance is needed. Finally, the position will assist with training junior staff on field deployment techniques and motorboat safety certification.
What You Will Do
- Provide leadership with data collection and problem solving for various projects and studies.
- Serve as a liaison with various stakeholders and lead business development.
- Lead business development for FAST projects in the Central Valley, San Francisco Estuary, and coast.
- Collaborate on applied research that result in peer-reviewed publications.
- Lead business development for restoration projects in the Central Valley, San Francisco Estuary, and coast
What You Must Have
- Bachelor’s degree in fisheries biology or equivalent science related field, or 10+ years conducting field research in fisheries and aquatic science.
- Knowledge and experience with acoustic telemetry, ADCP, hydroacoustics, and other research and monitoring techniques with a special emphasis on salmonids.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills: Ability to accurately and effectively express complex scientific phenomena to technical and non-technical audiences, sometimes in stressful and contentious settings.
- Team leadership skills: Set high personal performance and quality standards and work collaboratively in a team environment to resolve problems; view all team members as critical and treating team members with respect and professionalism; ability to collaborate and leverage team member strengths; mentor/develop junior team members.
What We’d Like You to Have
- Recognized as an expert in the field, with strong connections to a network of local, state, federal, tribal, and industry colleagues.
- Ability to identify and capitalize on emerging fish and aquatic science issues in the San Francisco Estuary.
- 10+ years conducting field research in fisheries and aquatic science.
- Recognized as an expert in the field, with strong connections to a network of federal, tribal, and industry colleagues.
- Leadership skills, with proven ability to motivate and guide staff towards success
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.
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