Mitigation Specialist

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
11 - 15 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Required Skills

  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, a demonstrated ability to prepare technical reports, and impressive technical writing skills are required (be prepared to provide samples)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software
  • The ability to conduct wetland delineations and stream assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage time and problem-solve

Required Experience

  • A Bachelors of Science degree from an accredited college/university in environmental science or a related field is required. A graduate degree may be beneficial.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in mitigation, environmental science or consulting and proficiency in client and regulatory agency negotiations and interaction, and state and federal laws and regulations
  • Experience with mitigation banking, permittee responsible mitigation and alternative delivery mitigation
  • Experience with AutoCAD and ArcGIS
  • Familiarity with state and federal environmental regulations
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Rosgen or equivalent training in Natural Channel Design preferred
  • Experience with writing mitigation plans and associated documents preferred
  • Experience with Macrobenthic surveys preferred
  • Experience with USACE Guidelines for Compensatory Mitigation preferred
  • Familiarity with soil mapping and evaluations preferred


Working Conditions

Work is performed within a general office environment approximately 50% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Office work is performed with adequate lighting and temperature, with no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

Field work is required approximately 50% of the time and is conducted outdoors in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Field work will require walking and carrying field equipment over typical outdoor terrain. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs) may be required as needed.


Job Competencies

  • Attention-to-detail
  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Client Focus 
  • Job Proficiency
  • Job-Focused Learning
  • Planning and Organizing/Time Management 


Organizational Competencies

  • Relationship Building & Teamwork
  • Integrity & Ethics
  • Quality Service
  • Safety

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