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Senior Regulatory Specialist

Company: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

HELIX Environmental Planning, IncDescription: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc. (HELIX), a growing, employee-owned environmental consulting and planning firm, is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Regulatory Specialist for our Roseville or Folsom office. HELIX provides biological resources, landscape architecture, environmental planning, regulatory permitting and compliance, habitat restoration, cultural resources, acoustical, air quality, and GIS services to both public and private sector clients. Why work for HELIX? We prioritize our employees and their wellbeing. We have been an employee-owned firm since 2004, providing employees a vested interest in the firm's success through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). HELIX placed in the top three for environmental consulting firms and in the top ten for firms in our size range (100 to 199 employees) nationwide in a recent ZweigWhite Best Firms to Work For survey. Employees describe HELIX as team-oriented, caring, flexible, and driven by standards of integrity. HELIX offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Health Coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Personal Time Off
  • Bonus Program
  • ESOP participation
  • 401K participationIn addition to a competitive benefits package, we also have robust, award-winning wellness, professional growth, employee development training, and community volunteer programs. We support a hybrid work environment that balances the ability to work in the office and remotely.The Senior Regulatory Permitting Specialist responsibilities will include: preparation, processing and managing of Federal Clean Water Act, State Wetland Definition and Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Material to Waters of the State, and California Fish and Game Code permit applications; leading federal and state Endangered Species Act consultations and permitting; representing clients in meetings with regulatory permitting agencies; developing and negotiating mitigation strategies; developing and tracking schedules and budgets; interfacing with biologists, GIS specialists and other environmental technical specialists regarding biological studies and permit processing; and managing project contracts. The position will also require business development, preparation of proposals and related marketing support, and management of multidisciplinary teams of biologists and other consultants. Production of high-quality work products and the provision of excellent client service are mandatory.Candidates must have the ability to manage permit processes for multiple projects, work well with others on teams; and be able to complete projects on schedule and within budget. Candidates must have strong client and agency relationships, and must have the technical expertise, enthusiasm, and persistence to effectively manage environmental permitting processes.Please submit a cover letter in addition to your resume.Pay will be based on qualifications and/or experience, with a robust benefits package. Expected starting pay range of $80,000 to $130,000 annually.HELIX is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and an inclusive work environment. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of gender, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service or veteran status. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.PM21#biology #regulatory #permitting #404permit #LSAA # 401certification #esa #cesa #usace #cleanwateract #aquaticresourcepermitting #Section7Requirements: Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience), preferably in an environmental science, biology, or related field.
    • Eight or more years' experience in the federal and state wetlands permitting, endangered species permitting, or environmental planning field.
    • Knowledge of the Northern California/Central Valley environmental and regulatory setting.
    • Expert level knowledge of wetland and endangered species regulations in California.
    • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability in completing projects on schedule and within budget.
    • Strong client and agency relationships.Additional qualifications considered a plus:
      • Master's degree (or equivalent) in environmental studies, environmental science, geography, natural science, environmental engineering, public planning, business, or a related field.
      • Related professional work experience preparing biological resource assessment documentation including aquatic resource delineations, biological assessments, natural environment studies, focused species surveys, and/or habitat restoration.
      • Proven success in business development.
      • Ability and desire to grow into a position with increasing supervisory and management responsibilities.PI206706415

Keywords: HELIX Environmental Planning, Inc, Sacramento , Senior Regulatory Specialist, Other , Sacramento, California

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