Seeking Environmental Services Project Manager or Group Leader (CEQA/NEPA - EIR/
- Sequence Staffing has been hired to recruit for a Southern California
environmental consulting firm seeking a Senior Project Manager or
Practice/ Section Group Leader to help head up their Environmental
The firm, one of the states largest privately held pure environmental
consulting firms with 12 offices throughout the western United
States, primarily provides environmental studies (EIR/EIS),
biological, regulatory compliance, environmental planning and natural
As one of the wests older and more established firms, their operation
has achieved significant success and grown steadily through organic
expansion; adding a number of high profile clients and projects in
With this growth has come the need to continuously build internal
resources and technical skill set. To that end, they are now in
search of a very talented, seasoned project manager / executive to
lead technical staff, drive strategic initiatives and help pilot the
growth of the organizations environmental services group.
Primarily, this would include focus on management and oversight of
EIR and EIS related initiatives for the entire organization with
creation of technically excellent environmental studies. An integrity
based company, the firm is driven to create scientific documentation
that not only is legally defensible but sets a standard for quality
in the industry.
As a bit of background, the organization has maintained itself over
the years with a reputation for producing very high quality technical
work which has resulted in establishment of a healthy mixture of both
private and public sector clients. Because the company is very
stable, they have always had the opportunity to go after and be
involved with interesting and innovative projects.
Growing organically with organizational structure based on shared
firm-wide resources and not profit centers, the company expands
through aggressive business development and recruitment of
individuals into the structure who become invested in the firm. Key
to the firms continued success is assessment of transition planning
for internal posts and on-going development of the next generation of
company leadership under current management.
With this in mind, they are seeking to find a senior individual to
come into the organization and who could serve both as a project
manager and hold group leadership responsibilities, someone that
could eventually progress upwards within the structure to take on a
key role within the firm. The right person would be extremely capable
and able to supervise / conduct technical work as well as continue to
help build a successful practice. So beyond technical excellence,
they would be expected to be able to handled complex client
relationships, have a well defined interaction and negotiation skill
set, mentor junior staff, cross sell and conduct business development
activities as necessary. Key to upward progression would be the
ability to managing technical staff and helping to lead business
development and strategic activities.
Ideally, we are seeking an individual with proven ability to
management concurrent multidisciplinary projects with a minimum of 8
years hands on experience in preparation and management of CEQA
and/or NEPA documentation. Desired educational background would
generally include degrees in environmental science, planning or
A flexible firm they are geared to take into the organization a
dynamic and talented project manager. They would also custom build an
opportunity for a more senior executive that was looking to find a
home and drive the growth of their environmental services group.
As a side note, as the company is larger and entrepreneurial they
could structure an opportunity / position to absorb an individual
that had business in hand or merge into their organization a small
private consulting practice.
The company has a strong benefits (health / dental / medical, 401k,
AD&D Insurance, 125 cafeteria plan, flexible work schedule, etc.) and
works hard to structure opportunities that help individuals develop
and progress both personally and professionally.
The position would be based in Orange County, California, but the
organization would be willing to relocate the right person to the
area from anywhere in the state.
If interested, contact:
Frank D. De Safey
Vice President, Sequence
2008 Opportunity Drive, Suite 150
Roseville, CA 95678
Phone: 916-782-6900 x204
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