POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Obtain environmental regulatory permits for all transportation projects.  Determine which transportation projects require permits.  Apply thorough knowledge of federal, state, and regional regulatory agency permitting rules, and regulations to obtain all permits within the project schedule.  Serve as the liaison between the Department and agents of the regulatory agencies, and represent the Department at internal and external meetings, e.g. pre-application meetings.  Determine which regulatory agencies will exert jurisdiction, what type of permit will be required from those agencies, and what criteria will have to be met to obtain those permits.  Assist in preparation and review of permit applications and submit all necessary information to those regulatory agencies in order to acquire appropriate permits.  Review reports, plans and other documents prepared by consultant and in-house staff for accuracy and completeness which includes reviewing constructions plans and environmental permit applications for consistency with Department standards and applicable agency criteria and providing written comments.  Provide Department authorization for permit applications submitted to agencies.  Direct, oversee and coordinate the environmental permitting and mitigation program.  Assist in reviewing and commenting on Project Development & Environment (PD&E) Study wetland reports and natural resource evaluation reports.  Assist in reviewing public meeting materials and attend public meetings.  Oversees General Engineering Consultants (GEC) permitting staff.

Apply online at https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/ORLANDO-ENVIRONMENTAL-PERMITS-COORDINATOR-55012977-FL-32835/447152600/?locale=en_US

Salary:  $54,353.03 - $65,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 01/02/2018

Bio-Tech Consulting - Project Biologist/Permitting Specialist

Bio-Tech Consulting, Inc., a full service environmental consulting firm, has an opening for a Biologist/Environmental Permitting Specialist in our Downtown Orlando, FL office. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience as an environmental consultant in Florida.  Strong written and oral communication skills a must.

•    Environmental assessments
•    Jurisdictional wetland delineations
•    Protected species assessments and permitting
•    Federal/state/local wetland permitting
•    Project management
•    Preparation of technical reports and permit applications

•    Three (3) to five (5) years of experience working as an environmental consultant
•    B.S. Degree in one of the natural sciences
•    Ability to coordinate and interact with other team members, project professionals, and local, state and federal regulatory personnel
•    Ability to travel and conduct field work on various project sites and meet with clients and agency staff in office and field settings.  Travel may also include overnight stays outside of Orlando from time to time
•    Must have a working knowledge of wetland science, flora/fauna and ecosystems of Florida
•    Proficient with GIS and mapping
•    Soil, groundwater and surface water sample collection experience a plus
•    Ability to work independently  

The open position offers an excellent benefits package and the opportunity for growth to the right individual.  Please visit our website at www.btc-inc.com  If you are interested in joining the Bio-Tech Team, please send your resume to mark@btc-inc.com.  EOE.

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