SWCA INC Environmental Specialist in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
Environmental Specialist Office LocationUS-UT-Salt Lake CityRequisition Number 2018-10195 # of Openings 2 Program Natural Resources-Biology-Ecology Hire Type Regular Hourly-Salary Hourly About the opportunity SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding our team and looking for self-motivated individuals who are familiar with consulting and environmental permitting. The Environmental Specialist should have solid analytical and technical writing skills, are interested in acquiring new skills quickly, and demonstrate exceptional collaborative, organizational, and produce high-quality work. Our Salt Lake City office offers a unique work environment and your role will be to assist and-or lead in the execution of project tasks including project coordination and controls, report-writing, and analyses. Applicants with a demonstrated ability to recognize, coordinate, and execute multiple project tasks concurrently are encouraged to apply. What you will accomplish Conduct a variety of natural resources studies including threatened-endangered species assessments, wetland delineations, and avian-wildlife surveys. Conduct fieldwork, organize and transfer field data, and write technical reports and permit applications related to Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other resource planning-permitting, and-or natural resource disciplines. Assist in the writing and development of written deliverable related to project work. Experience and qualifications for success Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field required Minimum of two (2) years of experience in environmental consulting required Previous experience with technical writing required Knowledge and environmental survey experience in the Intermountain West preferred Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and guidance, particularly in the West strongly preferred Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS and GPS devices is highly desired SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms. If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.