Licensing Coordinator

Company Name: City of Tacoma
Phone Number: 253-502-8158
City: Tacoma
State/Provence: WA
Zip: 98409
Job Title: Licensing Coordinator
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Natural Resources
Posting Start Date: March 16, 2016
Salary: $91,624.00 - $117,457.60
Salary Per: Year

This position comprehensively manages implementation of the FERC license requirements associated with Tacoma Powers Dams including the following subject areas: fish, wildlife, forestry, land management, recreation, cultural resources, instream flows, water quality and reservoir management. The position coordinates and negotiates with regulators regarding FERC and other regulatory compliance requirements. The position is charged with coordinating strategies, manage topic experts; develop and implement business practices that facilitate achievement of Tacoma Powers goals. Organize, strategize, manage and participate in negotiations with federal, state, tribal, and local governments, environmental and community organizations, to reach agreement on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license terms and conditions and other operational agreements for Tacoma Power Generation projects. These activities include working with representatives of regulatory agencies to resolve technical and compliance issues and to explain program objectives and activities Develop, manage and participate in Tacoma Powers FERC license-required programs. These include fisheries, wildlife, forest and land management, cultural resources, instream flows, water quality, reservoir management, recreation and post-construction monitoring programs to assess compliance and effectiveness of the programs Develop and maintain business and project management practices to ensure that designated Tacoma Powers FERC license-required submittals and tasks required by the license are filed or completed on time to avoid penalties Review and edit reports, plans, and other documents being submitted to FERC or other agencies. Prepare submittal letters and oversee the submittal process for all FERC license submittals Develop Request for qualifications and proposals for consultant services. Prepare and oversee consultant contracts to assist with all phases of license implementation. Score consultant submittals, interview and rate consultants, and recommend consultant selection. Make presentations about the contracts to the Public Utility Board as necessary. Administer and oversee the management of consultant contracts

Experience Required:

MBA is highly desired. Bachelors in business or a scientific field AND 10 years of professional level experience developing business processes related to environmental programs

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should apply online. Applicants who have the strongest backgrounds related to the responsibilities of this position may be invited to participate in an interview. Appointment is subject to passing a background check. If you have any additional questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 253.591.5400 before the closing date. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:

Posting End Date: April 14, 2016