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Environmental Specialist I

What We're Looking for
  • Full-time candidate with 1-5 years of practical experience in environmental planning including 
          completing NEPA analyses and documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field
  • Solid understanding of environmental regulations such as NEPA, Section 4(f), Section 106, 
          Section 404, Section 7, and Environmental Justice
  • Proven ability to work independently 
  • Strong problem-solving abilities 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

What's Preferred
  • Master’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field
  • Experience preparing NEPA documents for transportation projects 
  • Experience coordinating with regulatory and resource agencies to facilitate environmental review
  • Technical expertise in one or more areas including noise, air, hazardous waste, cultural resources, 
          and/or natural resources
  • Experience authoring and preparing technical reports 
  • Independent research, data collection, and impact analysis experience  

What's Expected
  • Preparing all levels of NEPA documentation
  • Completing technical environmental studies such as Community Effects Assessments, Indirect and 
          Cumulative Effects Assessments, noise, air, etc. 
  • Conducting resource agency coordination
  • Assisting Senior Environmental Specialists with duties related to specific work tasks
  • Reviewing engineering plans to ascertain environmental impacts
  • Developing mitigation strategies and/or alternatives to minimize impacts to resources

What's Provided
  • On-the-job mentoring by Blackwater’s senior staff
  • Career advancement through professional development such as certifications, 
          advance education courses, and training
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience 
  • Benefits package including medical/vision/dental insurance, health savings account, paid time off, 
          and employer-matched retirement plan

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Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Blackwater Environmental Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.