The Smith Consulting Group

Natural Resources/Field Biologist Project Manager

The Smith Consulting Group - Denver, CO

Do you like working on different types of projects? Our top client specializes in land development, renewable energy and infrastructure so you will never be bored! If you like managing a team, working with clients and love natural resource work, then read on! 

To qualify for this amazing opportunity, the following is required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in wildlife science or similar; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Understanding of renewable energy project development.
  • 8-12 years experience, with 1-2 years+ experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience managing projects involving avian and raptor surveys and specific T&E surveys (e.g., Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse monitoring surveys); understanding the methods and approach to problem-solving techniques to manage such projects.
  • Consulting experience in renewable energy avian/raptor surveys, bat monitoring, wildlife habitat surveys, post-construction surveys, project sitting and construction compliance.
  • Consulting experience in the preparation of Bird and Bat Conservation Plans, Habitat Conservation Plans/specific wildlife species monitoring plans (e.g., Preble’s habitat mitigation and monitoring plans).
  • Strong background in agency consultation with USFWS and state wildlife agencies. Experience required in CO, plus experience preferred in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain region.
  • Interest and ability to problem solve and identify requirements in new states and regions. 
  • Experience in Land use permitting preferred, but not required
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

What's in it for you?

  • Entrepreneurial culture- large enough to offer and share a broad array of resources, but small enough to be nimble and competitive locally.
  • You will find forward-thinking, passionate people committed to life-long learning and innovative projects and solutions.
  • Plenty of projects to work on-most clients are repeat customers.
  • An excellent company culture which promotes a work/life balance, community involvement and giving back.
  • Competitive Salary, twice yearly bonuses, and excellent benefits package.
  • Solid, family-oriented organization- you will not be a number here
  • Strong work/life balance! Work hard, play hard mentality.
  • Flexible work hours with a normal 40-hour work week
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Opportunity to join a growing team with a clear growth plan towards leadership opportunities
  • Ability to contribute to the group’s business development and project pursuit efforts, but you are not required to be the salesperson out cold calling for new business
  • Amazing benefit package


Posted On: Monday, August 22, 2022



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