Compliance

 

(Posted 9/26/2018)

 Regulatory Compliance Coordinator for Harris CountyFlood Control District

General Summary:
Responsible for coordinating environmental investigations, assessments, permitting, and other compliance activities for all flood control improvement and maintaining projects in assigned watersheds.  This includes assisting the Regulatory Compliance Department Manager in coordinating environmental compliance task in support of the District’s mission.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Employee may be requested to perform other duties that may be added or changed as the course and scope of the job directs.  The intent of this Job Description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job and include but are not limited to the following:
* Respond to Environmental Services requests for designated projects as submitted by Planning, Engineering, Construction and Infrastructure Divisions.
* Manage consultants as necessary to perform designated support tasks.
* Attend project team meetings and provide environmental compliance recommendations and status updates.
* Ensure compliance with Federal, State and local environmental laws, rules and regulations.
* Maintain communications with public environmental organizations.
* Request and review proposals and bids and provide oversight of work to be completed.
* Provide project management for environmental research and investigations, as required.
* Provide quality control and quality assurance of deliverables received from consultants and contractors.
* Coordinate with other District departmental staff, other local governments, State and Federal governments and non-profit organizations to initiate joint use projects for Flood Control District facilities.  
* Serve as liaison between the District, public, and private organizations for ongoing projects to insure maximum greening of Flood Control District practices.   
* Assist with preservation of natural resources and greening of Flood Control District practices.
* Track projects in the District’s applicable project tracking database.
* May be required to coordinate tasks for other staff.
* Assist with department and District projects, as needed.
Education & Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:
Desirable Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in any one of the natural or earth sciences, environmental planning or a related field.
* Requires a minimum of three years of experience in management of environmental projects.
* Requires experience using ESRI ArcGIS or similar digital mapping software.
* Strong skills using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
* Familiarity using Adobe Acrobat.
* Strong skills using digital photo management software.
* Utilize good time management skills and effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks/initiatives.
* Use proper grammar, correct spelling and punctuation, simple formats and filing systems.

Physical Demands & Environmental Exposure:    
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
* Physical:
* Environmental:
* Walking up and down steep slopes of ditches or on rough and uneven surfaces or ground such as sloping terrain plowed or furrowed areas or construction sites.
* Stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and carrying of items up to 11 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds.
* Ascending/descending stairs; prolonged sitting for extended periods of time.
* Driving a vehicle with automatic controls or four-wheel drive.
* Indoors will be in a normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, air conditions and noise levels.
* Field locations will have significant levels of heat, cold moisture, air pollution, wind and dust, wildlife and flying/walking insects, vibration and/or noise in excess of 85 decibels.
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General Information:
* Department:
* Regulatory Compliance
* Location:
9900 Northwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77092
* Position Type:
Regular Full-Time
* Hours:
* 40 hours per week
* Employee Status:
* Exempt
* Salary:
* To be discussed at interview
* Valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License Required
* Application Deadline:
* October 21, 2018

NOTE:  Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request for applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.  Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, all applicants are screened for

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(Posted 9/5/2018)

Company: Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc.
Job Title: NEPA Specialist/Environmental Planner
Job Location: San Antonio, TX
Overview: This position will be responsible for preparing a variety of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents (environmental reports and assessments; categorical exclusions) assist with biological assessments and preparation of Section 401 and 404 permits as well as other permits for the private and public projects.  This position does require some fieldwork as appropriate.
Responsibilities
* Conduct literature research for environmental constraints of proposed projects
* Conduct socioeconomic and land use analysis for varied projects
* Complete Indirect and Cumulative Impact Analyses
* Produce map products and analysis as needed to support GIS exhibits for reports
* Prepare environmental documentation, including NEPA documentation (CE, EA, and EIS) for FHWA and FTA, Section 401 and 404 permits and Threatened and Endangered Species Survey Reports
* Assist in preparation and attendance at meetings/communication with federal, state and local agency representatives
Qualifications
* Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in environmental sciences, transportation planning, environmental planning or similar discipline. Advanced degree a plus
* 5 years' experience with preparing transportation NEPA documentation and environmental permits (Section 404)
* Professional certification including AICP or GISP preferred
* Working knowledge of other environmental regulations such as Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and Environmental Justice requirements of Executive Order 12898
* Project experience with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act
* Working experience authoring environmental documents and permit applications
* Independent research and problem solving skills within a work environment
* Exceptional technical writing skills**
* Exceptional oral and written communications skills
* TxDOT environmental pre-certifications preferred
* Must be proficient in MS Word and MS Excel; proficiency in ArcGIS preferred
* Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
* Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with all level of employees in an organization
* Must be flexible to work within the office hours of 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday; occasional overtime as need to meet project deadlines

**Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a technical writing sample.

Pape-Dawson Engineers is an AA/EEO employer.

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