• Natural Resources Project Manager

    Office Location US-OK-Tulsa
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
    Hire Type
    Work Location (if different from Office Location)
    There is flexibility to work remote in surrounding areas of Tulsa, OK
  • About the opportunity

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for a Natural Resources Project Manager to support our Oklahoma operation.  There is flexibility to work remotely supporting our Tulsa office.  As a core member of the Natural Resources program, you will take a lead and collaborative role in pursuing project opportunities, managing large projects and clients, and supervising and mentoring staff.


    Our Tulsa, Oklahoma office offers a unique work environment and specializes in oil & gas and renewable energy projects.


    What you will accomplish

    • Manage project requirements related to National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, and other resource planning/permitting, and/or natural resource disciplines relevant in the specified region.
    • Partner, supervise and/or prepare requirements related to biological field studies, permits, mitigation plans, biological assessments, project monitoring and other deliverables.
    • Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to determine exact locations of project areas, habitat types, and associated landforms. 
    • Attend and/or present at local, regional and national conferences and forums. Support agency needs during project process.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in biology, botany, environmental science, natural resource management, or other related field required; Master’s degree preferred
    • A minimum of 3 years of combined experience managing all aspects of projects, environmental consulting, or ecological studies including developing and implementing budgets, schedules, scopes of work from pre-field tasks to final report preparation
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience with implementing  NEPA, ESA, and/or CWA permitting processes required
    • Working knowledge of federal, state and/or local regulations (i.e., NEPA, CWA, and ESA) governing natural resource management in Oklahoma to include preparation of EISs and/or EAs
    • Demonstrated business development success and consulting acumen, including established credibility with federal and state reviewing agencies and clients, as well as success in proposal writing
    • Demonstrated experience in increasing levels of responsibility, including supervising, providing leadership, and mentoring for other professionals
    • Leads large or multiple crews on a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies
    • Possess advanced skills and knowledge in one or more specialty scientific areas (e.g., keying rare plants, conducting protocol surveys for special-status species, etc.)
    • Prior primary report authorship in a natural resources consulting context for a variety of project types and sizes, regions, and agencies

    SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


    If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


    EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.



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