Regulatory Specialist II
Resource Environmental Solutions LLC
About the organization
Who is RES: We are the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 525 stream miles and 62,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 15,000 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 20,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 280 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability.
What your day-to-day might look like?
40% of the time you will be working on permits. Working with the team of Project Managers, Ecologists, Operations, and Construction Managers, you will be drafting and compiling permit documents and reports, mitigation site plans, and commenting response documents. Be ready to showcase your technical writing skills and knowledge of GIS during the interview process! You will be using functional assessment methodologies such as the West Virginia/Ohio SWVM Protocols and PA Functional Protocol.
30% of your time you will be collecting data on site – you will be accessing state and federal databases to extract specific information and then interpreting and communicating the results of the data collected. Ability to travel to sites is needed and overnight stays are required!
30% of your time you will be coordinating with federal, state, and local agencies to obtain project permits and approvals,
Bachelor’s degree in the environmental sciences, environmental policy, planning, or closely related field
2+ years of experience in environmental permitting
Knowledge of CWA 404/401, NWP/IP, NPDES, ESA requirements and supporting documentation and state regulatory agencies in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
Experience preparing Individual and Nationwide 404 Permits, Stream Activity Applications in WV, and obtaining cultural and RTE species clearances.
What will make you stand out?
You have experience with:
Conducting biological studies and assessments using Corps or State-specific assessment methodologies (e.g., WV Stream and Wetland Valuation Metric, HGM, RBP, ORAM, HHEI/QHEI methodologies)
Wetland/stream delineations and jurisdictional determinations
Developing mitigation plans
Stream and wetland restoration design
You have a master’s degree in a Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science or similar
You are PWS/CWB Certified Ecologist
Contact email: [email protected]
Equal Opportunity Employment
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