San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity- Senior Environmental Specialist

November 29, 2016 0:00am to December 02, 2016 0:00am

Consistent with priorities established by the Regional office and the local Caltrans Districts, the incumbent will screen project documents to determine which projects require informal or formal comments. Review, analyze, and prepare final or near final comments on projects pursuant to the Department’s trustee responsibilities under the Fish and Game Code and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Ensure that comments and mitigation are consistent with Department policy, regulations, and regional conservation plans. Coordinate with Department staff, other regulatory and local agencies as appropriate. Review post-project mitigation and implementation.

Consistent with priorities established by the Regional office and the local Caltrans Districts, the incumbent will screen project documents to determine which projects require informal or formal comments. Review, analyze, and prepare final or near final comments on projects pursuant to the Department’s trustee responsibilities under the Fish and Game Code and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Ensure that comments and mitigation are consistent with Department policy, regulations, and regional conservation plans. Coordinate with Department staff, other regulatory and local agencies as appropriate. Review post-project mitigation and implementation.

May serve as lead for the Department on work groups and scientific advisory groups. Assess species and habitat conservation requirements. Provide technical assistance on methods and protocol standards. Provide direction regarding compliance with State and federal laws, regulations, and policy. Review and prepare conservation easement packages. Assist or provide guidance or may act as lead to entry level staff on CEQA, CESA, and LSA.