Salient CRGT Environmental Protection Specialist (8890) in Portland, Oregon

Company/Position Overview

Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose-built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

In this role you will This full-time, contract position is part of the Environmental Planning and Analysis (EC) organization in support of the Fish & Wildlife Program (ECF) of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). This position facilitates and helps to implement the appropriate environmental review and compliance for BPA projects, including identification and development of appropriate National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analyses and documentation, as well as verifying compliance with other applicable federal and state environmental laws, regulations, and policies, such as the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and cultural resource protection laws such as the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The position requires the capability to undertake environmental analyses, consultations, and documentation for multiple projects simultaneously, and to serve as the environmental contact internally within the organization and across BPA, and externally with other agencies, Native American tribes, and the public. No HAZMAT.

he ECF Organization is made up of high functioning environmental protection specialists. Employees and contract personel work individually as part of assigned project teams, as well as in a group environment, focused on communication and collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders. We support work life balance, and staff have flexible work schedule options, which may include teleworking. Team members should expect to have a continuous, yet reasonable, flow of work. Our workstations are located in close proximity to one another to promote learning opportunities from one worker to another. There are also many opportunities to get out in the field and work with project partners during the planning and implementation of projects. A successful candidate is expected to be a self starter, solid communicator, and positive contributor to both organizational and agency goals. One of the biggest benefits of being part of our team is knowing that the projects we work on make a difference for our entire region. BPA’s Fish and Wildlife program is highly regarded throughout the region and the country.

Mandatory Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Planning or directly-related natural science or planning field isrequired.

  • 10+ years work experience in an environmental analysis, planning, and/or review capacity isrequired.

  • 5+ years experience working with the NEPA process.

  • 5+ years experience applying the ESA.

Desired Qualifications (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)

  • A Master’s degree in in one or more of the biological/physical/natural sciences, particularly for Northwest species, plants, soils, or geology/geomorphology ispreferred.

  • Specialized environmental certification, such as for wetlands investigations.

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) expertise.

  • Direct experience implementing other federal environmental or cultural compliance statutes and regulations, such as the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and/or the National Historic Preservation Act.

  • Experience working with Native American tribes.

  • Experience with fish hatchery programs and facilities.

  • Training or certification in conflict resolution, public involvement techniques, facilitation and/or meeting management.

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Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.

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