Environmental Planner Regulatory Specialist
Salary: $9,112.13 - $11,663.60 Monthly
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 01259-E
Location: CA, CA
Department: Watershed Stewardship and Planning
This posting will close without notice. Please submit your application as soon as possible.
Environmental Planning Unit (Position Code 0424)
Are you an experienced environmental planner with a solid background in natural resource permitting? Are you well-versed in the fundamentals of CEQA and/or NEPA document preparation and compliance? Do you have experience evaluating of the impact of proposed public works, capital projects, or facilities on the community and the environment? If so, consider expanding your environmental planning career with Valley Water.
Valley Water is the primary water resource agency for Santa Clara County, supplying safe, clean water, providing flood protection, and serving as an environmental steward for healthy ecosystems. Valley Water serves approximately two million people in 15 cities and manages 10 dams and surface water reservoirs, three water treatment plants, a state-of-the-art water quality laboratory, 400 acres of groundwater recharge ponds, and 275 miles of streams.
Valley Water's Associate Environmental Planner will provide key environmental planning and regulatory permitting support for large water infrastructure and stewardship projects. This is a journey-level environmental planning position that will focus on assisting project teams in the planning, design, and construction phases. Typical duties will include tasks and activities to comply with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements, as well as natural resource agency regulatory compliance.
This position will directly support fast-paced teams working on projects related to flood protection, pipelines, water treatment plants, dams and reservoirs, and habitat restoration.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ideal Candidate's Background Includes:
Applicants whose experience and background best match the ideal experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and education are considered ideal candidates for the position. To determine the top candidates, each applicant will be assessed based on the ideal candidate criteria as listed below.
Ideal Skills and Abilities:
Ideal Training and Education:
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental studies, ecology, environmental planning, city and regional planning, land use planning, environmental science, natural resources management, geography, biology, chemistry, or a related field.
Required License or Certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license. Individuals who do not meet the driver's license requirement due to a disability will be considered for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
To review the Classification Specification, please click http://apps2.valleywater.org/About_Us/_Jobs/Salary_and_classification/_Spec_PDFs/Environmental Planner Ast I-II-Asc - 5-2019.pdf https://get.adobe.com/reader/
(1) The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review, application assessment, performance test, written test and/or oral interview examination.
(2) The Employment Application, Qualifying Information Questions and/or Supplemental Questions will be evaluated based on the ideal candidate criteria listed above. Resumes are recommended.
NOTE: Position and start date is subject to availability of funds. Valley Water retains the right to repost this position as deemed necessary.
Consideration may be given to existing applicant pools within the same classification.
Valley Water's Equal Opportunity Non-Discrimination Policy is available for review upon request.
Valley Water will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources in advance of any special needs by calling 1-408-630-2260.
Please be aware that once submitted all application materials become the property of Valley Water and will not be returned. Human Resources staff is not authorized to make copies of application materials for applicants.
To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/2232384
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