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Environment Specialist
Description
Do you seek an opportunity to work for an agency committed to the sustainable management of our water resources for flood risk reduction and reliable water supply, enabled through hydropower generation, in support of the environment and quality of life for our communities?  Are you fascinated by thought-provoking and challenging environmental work that also offers a career path, professional development opportunities, and the ability to take on new and exciting projects?  Are you excited to join a new and emerging team supporting multiple divisions and departments of the Agency?
 
The Yuba Water Agency is recruiting for the position of Senior Environmental Specialist or Environmental Specialist within our Resource Planning Department. The position would report directly to the Director of Resource Planning.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate possesses a genuine desire to serve the Yuba County community, exhibits curiosity to learn about the mission areas of the organization and a strong desire to learn and grow professionally. The ideal candidate is an independent thinker who has a strong understanding of environmental compliance requirements, required environmental regulatory standards, permitting process and laws. The ideal candidate is skilled in problem solving can work independently and build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other agency employees, government entities, contract providers and the public using principles of good customer service.
 
Typical Tasks
Included, but not limited to coordinating environmental tasks and regulatory compliance to support routine operations and maintenance as well as capital projects. Prepare, coordinate, negotiate permit applications and oversee, inspect and assure implementation of permit conditions. Survey and monitor the various project sites. Developing feasible mitigation measures and mitigation plans. In addition, serve as a bridge between Agency Divisions and locations in communicating and clarifying policies and procedures to assure consistency and efficiency in application, as well as, act as a strong support resource to advance efforts in the Agency’s mission areas.

This position is based in Dobbins, CA.

Benefits
In addition to offering flexible work schedules, hosting employee engagement events throughout the year and offering excellent training and development opportunities to help you plan your short- and long-term career goals to advance in your career, the Agency offers an excellent benefits package.  Use the link below for more information.

To view the complete job description, find information on benefits, and instructions on how to apply, click here.
Position: Environment Specialist
Organization: Yuba Water Agency
Location: Marysville,  CA 
United States
Salary: $86,632 - $115,856 (USD) Annually
Posting Start Date: 6/9/2022
Date Posted: 6/9/2022
Requirements EDUCATION/TRAINING
Education: Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in biology, environmental research, environmental protection (soil, water, ecology, wildlife, cultural and archeological resource management) or related field.   
 
Senior Environmental Specialist Experience: Five years of experience in ecology, wildlife, water or soil and familiar with the Yuba River Development Project (YRDP) applicable environmentally sensitive species.
 
Environmental Specialist Experience: Three years of experience in ecology, wildlife, water or soil and familiar with the Yuba River Development Project (YRDP) applicable environmentally sensitive species.
 
License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain an appropriate, valid California driver’s license.

Special Instructions
Applications will be screened according to the qualifications outlined in this announcement. Not all applications which may meet the minimum requirements will proceed to the next phase of the recruitment process. All applicants will be notified by email as to whether or not they are invited to participate further in the selection process.
 
The Yuba Water Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Agency not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees. We will make reasonable efforts in the selection process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please contact Molly Bolar at (530) 740-7092 prior to the closing date for accommodation requests.
 
Before receiving an offer of employment, the candidate must pass a thorough reference check, drug test, and background check.
 
Applicants must be successful in all phases of the selection process to be considered for this position.
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all potential employees are required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States.

To view the complete job description, find information on benefits, and instructions on how to apply, click here.
Status: This listing expires on: 8/8/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Yuba Water Agency
Address:
1220 F Street

Marysville,  CA 95901
United States
Email:
Phone:
(530) 740-7092
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Contact:
Human Resources