Project Managers


(Posted 2/3/2020)


Project Coordinator


Bayou Preservation Association, Inc.

President and Chief Executive Officer

LOCATION: Houston, Texas

Our mission is to celebrate, protect and restore the natural richness of
all our bayous and streams. Our vision is a network of healthy bayous,
streams and watersheds. The Bayou Preservation Association focuses on
four key programs to accomplish its mission: bayou appreciation, bayou
citizen science, trash-free bayous, and stream corridor restoration.
Cross-cutting projects and initiatives - those that address the goals of
more than one program - also continue, such as the annual Symposium,
public policy review and response, and communications tools.  It works to
increase understanding of area bayous and creeks and their watersheds by
providing educational programs and opportunities, activities and events
to engage all the region's demographics. Bayou Preservation Association
also strives to expand stewardship and stewardship opportunities to
improve the health of our watersheds, creeks, and bayous. The Bayou
Preservation Association's values include science-based policies and
actions, collaboration, community, and professional communications.


This is an opportunity to be part of a team shaping a long-standing
environmental organization as it moves into an exciting new phase. This
position will serve as the primary point of contact for managing
contracts and contractors of the Bayou Preservation Association's
programs. Projects will span all organizational program areas, focusing
primarily on bayou citizen science and stream corridor restoration. This
position is ideal for an energetic team player who loves Houston's
waterways and wants to participate in an organization for all bayou-city

The project coordinator is a dynamic, hands-on position responsible for
supporting all aspects of Bayou Preservation Association programs.
Essential job functions include assisting in the oversight and management
of grants, contractors, and reporting as they relate to ongoing and new
projects in our four main program areas: bayou citizen science; stream
corridor restoration; bayou appreciation; and trash free bayous. Provide
quality assurance for data projects.

* Assist in the oversight and management of grants, contracts, and
reporting as they relate to ongoing and new projects in our four main
program areas.
* Prepare and maintain contract records.
* Assist in tracking budget and invoicing for all contractors, contracts
and program grants.
* Prepare written reports on quarterly, monthly or annual basis for
grants, contracts and board reports.
* Assist in the oversight and management of interns.
* Oversight of Texas Stream Team volunteers, partnerships.
* Serve as quality assurance officer.
* Support Bayou Preservation Association programs for volunteers,
including occasional classroom or field days.
* Write newsletter article(s) highlighting program and project
accomplishments, including draft social media and website content.
* Identify opportunities for grant funding for program activities, and
support Bayou Preservation Association development/fundraising functions
as requested.
* Staff liaison for program committee(s) as assigned.
* Oversight of inventory, registrations, and maintenance of
organization's technical equipment, vehicle, trailers, canoes/kayaks and
* Track and provide comments on policy and/or other bayou related issues.
* Assist with annual development of budget.
* All other duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree in water resource management, environmental or
biological sciences or related field required; graduate degree preferred.
* Professional experience in project management and contract management
* Ideal candidate has experience with water quality monitoring, habitat
restoration, and removal and identification of invasive exotic plant


* Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability
to research and compose professional documents, develop lay-person and
media-appropriate content, and to speak in public; Spanish (or another
common Houston-area language) skills a plus.
* Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and
manage productive relationships with partners, decision-makers,
stakeholder groups, consultants, and organization staff.
* Demonstrated success in working in a team-oriented environment, as well
as ability to work independently, once trained.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook.
* Ability to travel to meetings, presentations, and event locations
(locally and regionally) in personal vehicle (mileage reimbursable).
* Ability to obtain and maintain Texas Driver's license, American Canoe
Association paddling licensing, First Aid and CPR certifications as
* Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and keep detailed
* Passion for waterways and love of nature.
* Knowledge of local waterways.
* Willingness to work on weekends, evenings, or outdoors for meetings,
events, field work, etc.
* Positive attitude and fosters congenial work relationships.
* Ability to lift 30 - 40 pounds.

Benefits: Health insurance stipend and retirement savings match

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should send a resumé, cover
letter, and three references to [email protected] by
February 17, 2020. Please reference position title in subject line of
email. We will contact those candidates who most closely match our

Thank you for your interest.

The Bayou Preservation Association is an equal opportunity employer and
actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees and
constituents regardless of differences based on an individual's race,
color, religion, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual
orientation, disability, political affiliation, or any other protected

7305 Navigation Blvd., Suite A - Houston, TX  77011 - Phone: 713.529.6443
- Fax: 713.529.6481 - email:  [email protected]

(Posted 1/10/20) 

Ecology and Environment, Inc, Member of WSP, is seeking a Project Manager for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)-regulated projects in our Houston, Texas office.

This position will be responsible for managing FERC projects including FERC applications and third-party EIS and EAs.  Our successful candidate will have a good understanding of the FERC process and experience with pipeline and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects.
* Manage projects involving preparation of FERC applications under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act
* Manage projects involving preparation of FERC applications under Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act
* Manage FERC third-party EIS and EA projects
* Research, writing and preparation of Section 3 and 7(c), NEPA, and other relevant federal and state permitting documents
* Interact professionally with clients and agency representatives
* Work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals to accomplish project requirements
* Handle multiple deadlines and produce high-quality work under tight schedules
* Engage in public involvement / community outreach efforts
* Assist in company business development efforts including attending meetings and preparing presentations, proposals  and marketing materials
* Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in the Physical/Natural Sciences, Planning or a related discipline
* 10 + years experience including experience managing FERC-regulated LNG plants and pipeline projects
* Knowledgeable in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) evaluation and process
* Excellent self-leadership, facilitation, and public engagement skills
* Excellent project management, leadership, technical writing, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
* Strong organizational, analytical, and strategic planning skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a pressure environment
* Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, disciplines, and experts including senior management, clients, and other departments
* Ability to travel to support business needs
We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at to apply on-line.   
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.

(Posted 12/16/19) 


City of Houston Public Works

Job Classification: Environmental Investigator II
Posting Number: 22532
Department: Houston Public Works 
Division: Houston Water 
Reporting Location: 611 Walker, Street, Houston, Texas 
Workdays & Hours: Mon - Fri.  7:30 am - 4:30pm 

Perform on-site, environmental-related technical inspections, investigative work and compliance audits related to the city's surface water and groundwater plants. Prepare observation reports and investigated findings for utilization in corrective recommendations. Monitor aspects of environmental programs and compliance with state and federal regulations. Assist with monitoring treatment plant performance in aspects of chemical usage and respond to chemical spill events. Perform routine data analysis. Operate and ensure the proper maintenance of equipment. Maintain administrative records and electronic filing system. Promote environmental awareness regarding proper handling, transport, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
The position requires bending and/or lifting of items of up to 30 pounds and/or long periods of walking on rough surfaces. There are occasional discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions. The position may involve occasional exposure to chemical substances and soiled materials.

This is a Department of Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier III Level.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Health Engineering or a closely related degree.  
One year of pollution/environmental control experience is required.


Preference will be given to applicants with environmental health and safety experience, advanced computer skills, the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. 

Preference will be given to applicants with a Valid Texas drivers license. 

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**


None. However, the Department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.  The salary range for this position is:
Pay Grade 16


Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: 

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or please call 832.393.6020.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832.393.6020. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, with specific instructions, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

More details and to apply here.