Employment Opportunities

Camas LLC, currently has two job openings at this time.

Environmental Planner I/III

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Environmental Scientist I/III

Job description

Who We Are:

Camas provides environmental consulting services to governments, businesses, and landowners seeking assistance with projects that impact land and water.  We assist with project components such as regulatory permitting, scientific analysis, land conservation, compliance program development, and working-group facilitation related to any aspect of these processes.

We generate solutions at the intersection of science, policy, and economics that enable all stakeholders to come away from the table knowing that the path forward is reasonable and beneficial to both the environment and the bottom line.  To generate effective solutions, the Camas team of experienced scientists, planners, and facilitators have extensive experience in permitting and environmental compliance on the federal, state, county, and city levels.  Our projects include renewable energy & utility permitting, biological consulting and reporting, site remediation and restoration, sustainability, and conservation.

Camas takes great pride in playing a part in our clients’ successes and in the ways that all our efforts contribute to a more sustainable future.

Job Description:

Camas, LLC is hiring a professional Environmental Planner or Environmental Scientist to support our renewable energy clients.  The role will include leading permit acquisition, implementation, and scientific studies that are timely and within budget.  The successful candidate will possess the capacity for identifying and executing permit strategy, responding to a fast-paced work product environment, analyzing/interpreting data, recognizing client needs and interests, preparing quality work products with minimal QA/QC required, and functioning well in a team atmosphere.

Responsibilities:

The desired candidate’s primary responsibilities include preparation of documents and coordination of permitting actions related to NEPA, CEQA, state fish and game codes, land use codes, Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act for renewable energy and sustainable development clients.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leading the development of regulatory permit applications and their implementation.
  • Developing execution plans for all regulatory interactions and permitting deliverables.
  • Tracking and reporting permit schedules & expiration dates.
  • Developing proposals for prospective clients.
  • Developing strong working relationships with regulatory agencies.
  • Estimating labor effort to perform the work and remain within budget.

Minimum Qualifications for Either Position:

  • BA/BS in Environmental Planning, Environmental Law, Public Policy, Environmental Science, Biology, Fisheries, Geology, Hydrology, Botany, or similar field of study.
  • Capacity to work independently to draft and compile permit documents/reports and supporting information without supervision.
  • Strong written communication skills including experience with MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with relevant environmental regulations and permits/approvals (e.g., CWA 401/402/404, NWP/IP, NEPA, CEQA, ESA).
  • Excellent teamwork, self-motivation, and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail, and analytical skills.
  • Positive attitude and team-centered approach to problem solving.
  • Capacity to work in an open work environment.
  • Interest in joining a boutique-sized consulting company that specializes in meeting the client’s interests.
  • Ability to travel to sites as needed.
  • Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to pass a basic background investigation.

 Preferred Qualifications Planner/Scientist I:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject.
  • 1-5 years of professional experience.
  • Coursework including Federal/State/Local environmental regulations.
  • Internship or other working experience in field of major.
  • Strong writing skills, with examples of work products.
  • Capacity and desire to learn new things quickly and be challenged.
  • Capacity to require minimal instruction or assistance to deliver the work product.
  • GIS mapping experience.
  • Interest in learning diverse subjects quickly.

 Preferred Qualifications Planner/Scientist III:

  • Master’s degree or proven work history in consulting.
  • 5-7 years of professional experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal/State/Local environmental regulations.
  • Strong verbal communication skills including leading in-person meetings and conference calls.
  • Energy industry experience, preferably FERC hydroelectric experience.
  • Strong track record of communicating with and developing relationships with regulatory agency personnel.
  • Capacity and desire to learn new things quickly and be challenged.
  • Capacity to require minimal instruction or assistance to deliver the work product.
  • GIS mapping experience.

 Physical/Environmental Demands:

The work requires the ability to travel to meetings and to visit remote work sites often located on rough, uneven terrain.  May require attending evening and weekend meetings.

Required Information:

To be considered for a position with Camas LLC the following are required:

  • Cover letter, including your statement of intent for the position. PLEASE state which position you are applying for according to your qualifications and experience.
  • Resume, 3 professional references, and your complete contact information.

Contact Info:

Please submit the above to office@camasllc.com

Job Type: Full-time, not remote

Pay:

Environmental Professional Entry Level up to $55,000 annually

Environmental Professional Senior Level Up to $75,000.00 annually