Job Title: Senior Environmental Permitting Specialist
Company: Wolf Water Resources, Inc., located in Portland, Oregon
Employee Status: Regular
Wolf Water Resources (W2r) specializes in watershed science and engineering working to build river health and resilience throughout the western United States and abroad. Our work takes place in the rivers, streams, and wetlands of both urban areas and remote wilderness and regulatory drivers and stakeholders are key components to the work we do.
Candidates should understand and appreciate the balance between the built and natural environments, enjoy developing innovative and practical solutions to meet project objectives, and value exceptional client service. The ideal candidate will possess the required educational background and multiple years of experience in permitting and managing water resources and habitat restoration projects (in Oregon and Washington) and in conducting natural resources assessments. Experience in transportation, stormwater, or utility projects is a plus. Project examples on which the candidate may work include river/ stream/ floodplain restoration, bridge and culvert replacement, roadway/utility corridor infrastructure, stormwater studies, and floodplain management. W2r is steadily expanding our service areas and the geographies in which we work in the pursuit of improved watershed and environmental health.
It is expected that all W2r project staff may perform field work at any stage of a project (site assessment through construction phases). The candidate should be comfortable in the outdoors and able to hike in a variety of conditions.
Essential Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities
Essential duties, functions, and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently exposed to weather and outdoor conditions. Limited field work is required. The employee should be comfortable in the outdoors and able to hike in various conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/ or humid conditions, unstable ground, hillslope environments, and extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee must be able to lift 50 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Periodic travel to project sites and other consultant offices may be required including the geographic range of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and California.
Remote work options will be considered. Residing in Portland, Oregon is not required, but is desired.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
W2r encourages applicants of all races, creeds, sexual orientations, backgrounds, and personal viewpoints. We are actively trying to support underrepresented groups in the water resources and restoration communities.
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Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals • PO Box 11583, Portland, OR 97211 • TheNWAEP at gmail dot com