• Environmental Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax | US-VA-Fairfax
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  • Overview

    RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,000 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a of balance economic development and ecological sustainability.


    RES is accepting resumes for an Environmental Specialist to provide on-site, broad environmental support to a Federal sector client in the DC Metro area.


    The desired candidate’s primary responsibilities include assisting Federal Natural Resources clients with preparation of documents and guidance and coordination of permitting projects related to Clean Water Act Section 401/404.


    Other responsibilities include:

    • Preparation of Joint Permit Applications
    • Conducting wetland delineations
    • Performing stream restoration monitoring
    • Coordination with state and Federal agencies and third-party project proponent teams
    • Field work (including stream assessments, mitigation monitoring, and walkover project site visits)
    • Wetland and stream mitigation feasibility and design review
    • Supporting additional environmental objectives of the clients


    Minimum Qualifications:


    • Wetland delineation experience
    • Joint Permit Application preparation experience
    • Good teamwork skills, self-motivation, and excellent communication skills are required
    • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
    • Candidate will need to pass a basic Department of Defense Federal background investigation

    Desired Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of relevant experience
    • Knowledge of Federal/State/Local environmental regulations
    • Familiarity and working knowledge of applicable Department of Defense Legislation, Regulations, Policies, Instructions and Executive Orders (e.g., Sikes Act, DoD Instruction 4715.03, 32 CFR Part 651, Army Regulations (AR) 200-1 through 3)



    VEVRAA Federal Contractor     

    RES is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.


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