Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Natural Resources Specialist. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.Learn more about this agency
Duty Location: Sacramento, California
Serves as a senior natural resources specialist, overseeing the preparation of complex environmental compliance documents and provides advice and staff assistance in the formation of policies responsive to the Region's needs in the environmental field.
-Coordinates, and oversees interdisciplinary teams in the preparation and processing of assigned environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, environmental commitment plans, Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7 consultation packages, biological assessments, and other environmental documents.
-Conducts workshops, hearings, and meetings, and interacts with public interest groups, water districts, individuals and representatives of Federal, State, and local governments regarding all aspects of preparing and processing environmental documents.
-Reviews and provides comments on environmental impact statements and other environmental documents prepared by the Region and other agencies for compliance with the provisions of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), ESA, and other environmental statutes, executive orders, regulations, and procedures.
-Reviews planning and other internal and external reports and data dealing with environmental problems and their solutions to ensure environmental policy is articulated properly.
-Acts in a liaison capacity with other technical segments, natural resource specialists in other offices, and personnel in project offices on environmental matters affected by various planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance phases and research.
-Participates as a member of special Reclamation committees, task forces, and groups that are formed to address projects of a special or controversial nature to represent Regional environmental policy positions.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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