Sr. Project Manager III/Risk Assessor

Marine Science Center
Engineering - All Openings
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Sealaska Environmental Services (SES) is seeking a Sr. Project Manager III/Risk Assessor to join our team in Poulsbo, WA, as soon as possible. This is a pro-rated, part-time/salaried and benefited role (slated for 25-30 hours per week initially) which will support multiple initiatives. 

The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for the completion of the firm’s largest and most complex projects in a timely fashion according to the company standards. Usually involves continuous client contact from the proposal stage to project completion. Provides overall project direction to the project team(s) while providing information about the status of the project to others in the firm. Project scope is high in revenue and high in complexity.  Conduct and provide expertise in human health and ecological risk assessment, community relations and facilitation, ecological and biological assessments, environmental site assessments, permitting, and regulatory compliance.

No third parties or agencies at this time, please. Local candidates are preferred. 


  • Prepare proposals and assist negotiations in response to client RFPs.
  • Develop Work Plans for the purpose of sampling, analyzing, and reporting concentrations of various contaminants and/or geochemical indicators in different media (including air, groundwater, surface water, the marine environment, sediments, and soil).
  • Manage project scope, schedule, budget, and level of quality for projects, including preparation of detailed project schedules and updates, oversight of field work, review of subcontract schedules, change management, budget management and forecasting, and report preparation (e.g., data, monitoring, trend analysis, and closure reports). 
  • Oversee project personnel in execution of work.
  • Manage the development, production, and delivery of technical documents to meet strict project schedules and in accordance with applicable QC requirements and standards for quality.
  • Ensure management of projects in accordance with the corporate and contract health and safety requirements.
  • Prepare progress reporting documents including weekly and/or monthly status reports, and others.
  • Prepare presentation materials and attend various required meetings, including the pre-construction conference, weekly or monthly QC meetings, regulator meetings, RAB meetings, and pre- and post-construction site inspections.
  • Support SES marketing and proposal preparation as necessary.
  • Conduct ecological and human health risk assessments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of a Master degree in related field such as chemistry, biology, environmental science.

  • Minimum Experience: 15 years’ minimum combined experience in project management, environmental consulting, investigation, remediation, and risk assessment.

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to perform successfully in a team environment with limited oversight. 
  • Experience required in several of the following areas: Washington, Alaska, CERCLA, RCRA, and TSCA remediation projects; site investigation and remediation (including surface water and groundwater quality monitoring and remediation), human health and ecological risk assessment, community relations and facilitation, ecological and biological assessments, environmental site assessments, permitting, and regulatory compliance. 
  • Works under limited review and is competent in most areas.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



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