Resilience Project Manager

Posted Date 8 months ago(10/18/2023 2:09 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Climate Adaptation and Resilience Project Manager to join any one of our offices.


Come join Dewberry’s multi-disciplinary team of resilience services professionals dedicated to reducing risk to flooding and hazards as a Project Manager playing a key role in growing our resilience and water resources services. In this role, the person will have responsibilities that include client relationship management, project management, technical leadership, and sales. Candidates must have a proven track record of successful project management and sustaining strong client relationships. The individual selected for this position will work closely with Dewberry’s national experts in resilience, water resources, and hazard mitigation, and will have opportunities to support Dewberry projects in other markets.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


  • Candidate will serve as a project manager on a variety of projects related to resilient infrastructure planning and design, hydrologic/hydraulic/coastal modeling, GIS mapping, risk and vulnerability assessments, and related services.
  • Work responsibilities may include:
    • Managing, leading, executing, and providing technical support for resilience, water resources, and hazard mitigation projects within the municipal, regional, and Federal markets.
    • Leading the development or implementation of climate adaptation and resilience plans, strategies, and similar policy initiatives.
    • Communicating with clients, establishing goals and objectives for project teams, and scheduling and coordinating resources to deliver projects on time, within budget, and to the performance expectations of the client.
    • Leading teams in the preparation of winning proposals and successful presentation, as well as developing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for various projects.
    • Winning new resilience, water resources, and hazard mitigation projects and adding new clients.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS degree in civil engineering, climate science, or related field, with emphasis in resilience. MS degree in a similar field is preferred.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in resilient infrastructure planning and design, water resources engineering, benefit-cost analysis, and GIS.
  • Nature-based mitigation design experience in urban, rural, and coastal landscapes.
  • Proven record of managing an inter-disciplinary team and delivering projects within a matrix organization successfully, profitably, and to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Client management skills and proposal preparation experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required as this is a leadership position requiring the individual to manage clients and mentor staff.
  • PE (or ability to obtain within 12 months), PMP, CFM preferred.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employee’s. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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