Senior Climate Resilience Project Manager

Connecticut & Corporate Office: Rhode Island & Central Massachusetts / full-time / ENV-22-00009
Are you ready to take an active role in building a climate-resilient future for New England communities? BETA has an immediate opening for a Senior Climate Resilience Project Manager to join our rapidly growing team with a variety of exciting projects in progress.

The Senior Climate Resilience Project Manager will support BETA’s company-wide Climate Resilience team and strategic initiatives. This candidate will have experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in climate change-related service areas including but not limited to vulnerability assessments, climate resilience and adaptation plans, nature-based solutions, natural hazard mitigation plans, and more. Evening events, occasional weekend events, and local travel are needed for this position. Preference will be given to applicants who can start by October 2022.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead and collaborate with team of scientists, planners, engineers, GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technicians, and other BETA staff to deliver climate resilience projects
  • Manage multiple projects, including managing staff resources, scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Maintain working knowledge of funding opportunities at the region, state, and federal level to help clients advance design and implementation of resilience projects
  • Take a leadership role in advancing BETA’s climate change services portfolio, providing strategic guidance for both existing projects as well as future pursuits
  • Contribute to business development – write proposals, meet with potential clients, and develop teaming partnerships – to grow BETA’s backlog of work in the climate resilience marketplace
  • Mentor and train staff in natural hazard mitigation planning, climate resilience and adaptation, and risk and vulnerability assessments

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of professional experience, or Master’s degree and 8 years’ experience (equivalent related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree).
  • Project management experience in climate adaptation, risk and vulnerability assessment, natural hazard mitigation, nature-based solutions, green infrastructure, community planning, social equity, and stakeholder engagement
  • Demonstrated experience effectively managing complex project scopes, a diverse project team, and multiple concurrent project budgets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including in-person and virtual presentations
  • Excellent time management and coordination skills


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans with generous company contributions
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) -100% Employee-Owned Firm

About the Organization

BETA Group, Inc., a multi-office engineering, landscape architecture, and planning firm, was established in 1982 and has grown to become a regional leader in the fields of transportation/traffic engineering and planning, civil/site engineering, structural engineering, water/wastewater engineering, landscape architecture, urban design, & planning, GIS/asset management, environmental sciences, and construction services. BETA has offices in Lincoln, RI; Norwood, Worcester, and Chicopee, MA; Hartford, CT; and Manchester, NH; and employs a staff of engineers, scientists, planners, landscape designers, technicians, and construction managers.

BETA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. BETA does not sponsor Visas. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States of America.

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