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The Watershed Company, a regional leader in science-based planning and design for environmental restoration, is seeking experienced candidates within the fields of environmental permitting and planning. Successful candidates will work with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished scientists, planners, engineers, arborists, and landscape architects in a growing 37-year-old employee-owned company based in Kirkland, Washington.

Duties and Expectations

  • Coordination with project applicants, engineers, architects and agency staff to ensure project permit feasibility

  • Preparation of environmental permits and documentation, including Section 404/401, HPA, shoreline, critical area permits, SEPA/NEPA, and preparation of Environmental Impact Statements

  • Assist with development of environmental policy that protects natural resources in concert with the interests of people and communities to create sustainable solutions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

  • Interacting and communicating with clients, regulators, and staff at all levels

  • Ability to juggle competing demands and identify critical path

  • Occasional travel in locations across the Pacific Northwest

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

Desired Experience

  • Minimum of 1+ years of experience performing above duties

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental science, or a related field

  • Experience with local, state, and federal permitting

  • Ability to work cooperatively on multidisciplinary projects


Salary and Benefits:

Salary depends on experience and qualifications. Benefits include medical/dental insurance, continuing education, performance bonuses, retirement program with future matched payments and opportunities for ownership.

The Watershed Company is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and respected. Individuals of all cultures, communities, abilities, and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to Please include the word “Planner” in the subject line. 

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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