Stantec System

Senior Permitting Specialist

US-FL-West Palm Beach
2 weeks ago(11/29/2017 9:52 AM)
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Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

Our Environmental Services group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. We provide integrated, multidisciplinary services to identify and assess liabilities and risks, and to develop solutions to site management, remediation, and mitigation. Our staff of professionals includes specialists in marine biology, wetland science, wildlife biology, soil science, fisheries biology, botany, hydrogeology, hydrology, water resources management, forestry, habitat and ecosystem restoration, permitting, GIS, information management, environmental monitoring, in-situ/ex-situ remedial design and implementation, human health and ecological risk assessments, air quality permitting and reporting, pipeline compliance, storm water permitting and planning, and audit support services . We are seeking exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individuals who understand and have experience in environmental permitting in subtropical and tropical regions, particularly South Florida. The candidate is required to demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of regulatory permitting and experience with permitting projects for the Florida Department of Transportation, municipalities, and private developers.  

Your Duties

Candidate will be responsible for local, state and federal project permitting requirements; leading field surveys, statistically evaluating data and preparing reports. Candidate will also be responsible for preparation and oversight of NEPA documents particularly for work related to the Department of Transportation. The successful candidate will also have supervisory responsibility in addition to responsibility for:

  • Wetland delineations and evaluation reports
  • Wildlife surveys 
  • Plan reviews 
  • Benthic surveys
  • GIS analysis
  • Endangered Species Biological Assessments
  • Stormwater Management
  • Hydrology and hydraulics

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The candidate must have experience in NEPA documentation as required by the Florida Department of Transportation including: EIS, EA, Cat-Ex, SEIRs, and Reevaluations.

  • Candidates must have a Bachelors’ Degree in biological/environmental sciences with a minimum of 10 years' professional experience.
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills are required.
  • Must have good knowledge of local, state, and federal permitting regulations.  
  • ArcGIS experience is desirable.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to work in the field are required.
  • A relevant work history is required.
  • Salary is commensurate with level of experience and qualification.

Stantec is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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