Climate Resilience Project Manager

at Verdantas in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Welcome to Verdantas, where innovation meets sustainability, and your career finds purpose. At Verdantas, we are pioneers in delivering a comprehensive suite of environmental consulting, sustainable engineering, cutting-edge modeling, and digital technology services. Specializing in thriving markets with strong growth trends, we play a pivotal role in shaping sustainable project outcomes across diverse sectors such as power, renewable energy, water resources, government land use, and transportation infrastructure.

Our dynamic team, comprised of environmental scientists, engineers, geologists, and technical specialists, collaborate closely with clients, harnessing state-of-the-art technology to provide highly accurate datasets and models that tackle intricate environmental and infrastructure challenges. We pride ourselves on going beyond conventional problem-solving; we function as strategic partners, actively assisting clients in realizing their infrastructure and sustainability goals.

Verdantas stands at the forefront with a robust team of over 1,000 professionals, including top-tier scientists, engineers, and technical experts strategically positioned throughout the U.S. Our commitment to excellence is grounded in a people-focused culture, prioritizing the well-being of our employees, clients, and the communities we serve. As a reliable partner, Verdantas offers integrated solutions and forward-thinking strategies in environmental consulting, engineering, and digital technology services.

We are seeking a Climate Resilience Project Manager to join our team remotely or in any of our national offices . Join us on this journey where your skills and passion align with our mission to create a sustainable future through groundbreaking solutions. At Verdantas, your career transcends traditional boundaries, and your impact extends far beyond the workplace. Discover a workplace where your talents thrive, and your contributions make a lasting difference.


+ Natural hazard and climate change risk assessment

+ Climate resilience analysis

+ Mitigation and adaptation design

+ Hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) analysis for assessing flood risk

+ FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant application scoping and preparation

+ Communicating with clients, preparing project proposals, performing projects on time and within budget

+ Supporting growth and development of climate change adaptation and infrastructure resilience services


+ At least 5 years of professional experience in natural hazard and climate change risk analysis and management

+ Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering or climate science

+ Advanced degree preferred

+ Experience with coastal resiliency

+ Experience with H&H modeling and design, natural hazard risk and resilience analysis, and working with climate and weather data

+ Experience and technical expertise in planning, managing, and implementing climate change adaptation and resilience strategies

+ Experience in writing proposals, grants, etc.

+ Technical writing preferred

+ Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS software

+ Knowledge of HEC-RAS and other H&H applications

+ Experience with sustainability concepts and analysis is a plus


+ Flexible Work Environment

+ Paid Parental Leave

+ Medical

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Life and AD&D Insurance

+ Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

+ 401(k) with Company Match

+ Paid Time Off + Holidays

Verdantas strives to develop new ways to increase diversity awareness within our organization. We recruit and reward our employees based on capability and performance – regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, or physical ability. For us, it is imperative to build balanced teams from all walks of life and we believe that a diverse workforce is a stronger workforce.

Verdantas is an EOE race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet

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Job Posting: JC259614963

Posted On: May 10, 2024

Updated On: Jun 18, 2024

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