A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in environmental science, biological resources, history, anthropology, occupational health, risk management, engineering, behavioral sciences, public/business administration or a related field.Experience:
At least 3 years as an “Environmental Specialist I” or in some other capacity possessing a similar level of progressively responsible professional/technical work experience in developing and implementing comprehensive environmental and hazardous materials/waste programs.
In-depth knowledge of regulatory processes of the federal, state and local levels related to resource management related to CEQA, NEPA and endangered species issues; Principles, procedures, and practices related to environmental compliance, operations related to distribution, or generation of electricity, Practices and procedures in developing and filing of environmental permits, and CEQA-related documents; Environmental assessments or audits; Principles of environmental data acquisition and reporting procedures; Implementation of environmental, cultural resource, and/or endangered species/habitat conservation programs; Procedures and practices related to planning, developing, implementing and administering employee training programs; Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, SharePoint, and Project.
Assist in the development and implementation of SMUD-wide and business unit specific programs; Conduct, and/or prepare complicated technical reports; Establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships with SMUD employees at all levels, including contractors, representatives of other organizations and the public; Communicate effectively orally and in writing internally/externally; Plan, analyze and apply pertinent policies, procedures, regulations and requirements; Read and interpret plans, diagrams and specifications; Prepare clear and concise reports, policies, procedures and documents; Develop and conduct oral presentations to internal/external audiences; interpret, explain complex and/or controversial policies, regulations, procedures and/or activities internally/externally; Express ideas/facts clearly and concisely to individual or groups, taking into account the audience and nature of information; negotiate with external representatives on behalf of the SMUD; Project management and contract management; Strong writing and editing skills; Work collaboratively with diverse groups.
- 3 years of CEQA/NEPA Project Management or Assistant Project Management
- Working knowledge of GIS/ArcView
- Section 106 experience