Regulatory Manager

Resource Environmental Solutions LLC

About the organization

At RES, we believe that human progress and the restoration of nature’s resources can go hand in hand. Our belief made us what we are today - the nation’s leading ecological restoration company, with over 300 stream miles restored and conserved, 20,000,000 trees planted, and 15,000 acres of special-status species habitat established. We restore our land and waters with integrity and innovation, one community at a time.


40% of your time will be spent on Permitting activities. You will prepare regulatory documentation for submission to regulatory agencies or to Clients ensuring all regulatory requirements are met, including those mandated by Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and various other state and federal regulations. You will also obtain regulatory agency approvals for RES projects; coordinate with operations staff on construction permit compliance and management; manage monitoring and performance criteria reporting, and support project close-out with agencies and RES project management. You will also manage/coordinate agency field site visits.

Other 30% will be spent on Regulatory advisory. You will stay updated on changes to existing and new regulations and advise clients and RES Regulatory Director and Government Affairs on Federal and regional policy and regulatory issues and initiatives. You will also provide feedback on federal policy, such as species habitat mitigation, interagency coordinated agreements on mitigation, and regional interpretation of guidance/memoranda such as USACE RGLs and support information submittal to Congressional and/or agency headquarters staff as necessary. Advanced competency in scientific writing and document preparation is essential!


We would love to talk to you if you have many of the following:

BA/BS Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Agricultural Science or similar Science
10 or more years of Regulatory, Water Resources or Environmental consulting experience
At least 5-years experience with relevant environmental regulations and permits/approvals (e.g. CWA 404/401/402, NWP/IP, NPDES, ESA), and credit release schedules.
Advanced understanding of restoration design principles, approaches and supporting technical information such as engineering design plans, functional calculations, and ecological data and strong ability to communicate this information through written project deliverables with support from the project team.
Advanced experience reading and interpreting project maps and design plans and extract information from these documents to support permitting/regulatory deliverables. Strong familiarity with GIS capabilities and functions.

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