Regulatory Permitting Specialist or Permitting Manager, Remote-Hybrid

We’re looking for a full-time permitting specialist or permitting manager. This position is based in Northern California and offers significant opportunities for professional growth and leadership in the firm. The anticipated base salary range for these positions is $83,500–$128,000 annually plus a generous benefit and bonus package. Actual job classification compensation within the range will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

What it’s like to work with us

H. T. Harvey & Associates has a strong reputation for deep scientific and regulatory expertise and a high caliber of work. When joining the company, new employees become part of a well-respected team of ecologists and regulatory experts with unparalleled expertise with the region’s species, habitats, regulatory environment, and habitat plans. The successful candidate will provide permitting support to a range of projects and have the opportunity to work closely with principals across our firm. This position is remote-hybrid to be conducted during regular business hours. While in-office work is not required on a regular basis, occasional visits to one of our California offices and client sites will be part of this position.

What are some of the types of projects and habitats that our permitting work supports?

  • Complex ecological restoration projects along the San Francisco Bay shoreline and throughout the region
  • Open space, park, trail, and campus habitat planning
  • Solar, on-shore wind, and offshore wind renewable energy projects
  • The next generation of California’s transportation infrastructure

Competencies, skills, and experience

We aim to hire team members who strive for excellence in their everyday work and who are interested in continually improving their knowledge and collaborating with experts throughout the company. We seek team members with the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree combined with sufficient directly relevant experience (advanced degree preferred)
  • Understanding of California and federal regulatory agency wetland regulations and policies
  • California and federal regulatory agency permitting experience as a consultant or within a state or federal agency
  • Extraordinarily organized
  • Driven to proactively meet deadlines efficiently
  • Precise technical writing ability
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

To be considered for the permitting manager position, the candidate would have:

  • Demonstrated permitting and project management experience
  • Familiar with construction plans and how they relate to project descriptions
  • Demonstrated history of work on multiple complex projects with a range partners, including environmental planners, engineers, and other consultants
  • A track record of communicating effectively with regulatory agencies

How to apply

To start the application process, please submit your resume and a cover letter through our applicant portal. In your cover letter please share one of the challenges you encountered working on a permitting project (non-confidential of course!) or anything else you’d like to share that isn’t obvious from your resume.

Ultimately, we’ll ask for references and potentially a work sample and academic transcripts, but if you don’t have them handy now, they can be submitted later.

Please combine your cover letter and resume into one file and apply here.

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