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PERMIT SPECIALIST / ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER

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

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 Jobs@watershedco.com. 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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