Ecological Project Manager

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
Ecological Services


As an Ecological Project Manager for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll lead wetland, stream, and endangered species federal and state permitting.  You'll be a part of project teams to navigate today’s complex environmental regulatory landscape, helping our commercial, institutional, manufacturing, mining, and energy clients to achieve and maintain surface water compliance. Working with clients, contractors, and local government officials, you will be involved in the entire project.   Projects will include wetland and stream assessments, delineations, and mitigation; endangered species surveys including bats and plants; natural stream channel restoration; invasive plant control; bio-retention and wetland treatment systems.


You will work with the Ecological Services Practice Lead to identify opportunities for growth including participating in business development and marketing efforts, and implement marketing and sales strategies to provide sustainable growth of the Practice.  You will work with other Practices within CEC to provide an integrated service approach to addressing our client's needs.


Relocation and Sign On bonuses may be available. 



  • B.S. degree in Ecology, Biology, or related technical field; 
  • Certifications in NCSAM/NCWAM, SWITC and Stream Restoration with Rosgen Level I-III preferred;
  • Demonstrated understanding of State and Federal regulations from agencies such as USEPA, US Army Corps of Engineers, and US Fish & Wildlife Service; 
  • Technical expertise with Section 401 and 404 Federal Clean Water Act Regulations; 
  • Performance of statistical analysis of complex data sets and preparation of technical reports; 
  • Department of Transportation and NEPA regulatory permitting experience is a plus;Ability to provide technical expertise and complement other staff and managers in the ecological practice; 
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and work on a team of technical professionals; 
  • Demonstrated management experience to assist in expanding the delivery of our services to target client sectors; 
  • Mentor junior staff and assist with their growth and professional development;8+ years of experience.


About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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