PERMIT SPECIALIST / ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER
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
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 Jobs@watershedco.com. Please include the word “Planner” in the subject line.
Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level