Environmental Specialist - Journeyman, Washington, DC
Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
Join the team who values your skills and expertise. From intelligence and cybersecurity to vulnerability assessment and mission assurance, Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) brings experience and results. Building on a reputation as a dedicated, disciplined and tightly knit organization, CNSP supports DOD and other federal clients in their critical, strategic and operational programs. CNSP is looking for qualified talent to give our clients the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team - a team of experts, like you.
Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs is part of Cherokee Federal - a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients.
For more information, visit cherokee-federal.com .
The Environmental Specialist at a journeyman level will assist the government with implementing an Environmental Planning Program in accordance with government policies, to ensure program compliance with environmental laws and regulations as related to certain projects.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Analyze potential effects on the environment due to implementing the construction, repair, and improvement projects; prepare reports and documentation such as Microsoft PowerPoint® presentations and Excel® spreadsheets; provide environmental guidance to Project Managers (PM) and the Program Manager (PgM); and advise the PMs on the process of obtaining environmental approvals from the relevant agencies and stakeholders.
- Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for an Environmental Assessment (EA), and a Notice of Intent (NOI) and/or Record of Decision (ROD) for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in support of PMO programs and projects.
- Participate in planning, review and compliance meetings to be conducted at multiple CBP locations to provide technical guidance regarding environmental planning and compliance issues to ensure the most expeditious and effective implementation of the proposed projects.
- Capture meeting minutes and action items from meetings
- Assist with the conversion of draft environmental documents into PDF files
- Review projects and facility operations to ensure that each project is in compliance and draft a written report that discusses whether the project is in compliance with Proposed Action Alternatives, mitigation requirements, permit requirements and other commitments made to resource agencies during previous environmental planning processes and NEPA documentation.
- Provide subject matter expertise on environmental review documentation including but not limited to NEPA, ESA, NHPA, CWA, CAA, Coastal Zone management Act, Mitigation Requirements, California Environmental Quality Act, and agency coordination
- This position will/will not have supervisory or management authority
Education and/or Experience:
- A Bachelor's Degree is required; preferably in a related field
- A minimum of eight (8) years of related experience is required; preferably in a federal setting
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Utilizing and applying computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
- Knowledge of environmental laws that must be complied with such as the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
- Strong communication skills; both oral and written
- The ability to obtain a Clearance or Common Access Card (CAC)
- Ability to successfully pass a drug screen and federal background check
- This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting, a controlled office environment as well as working outside in a job site environment.
About Cherokee - Federal
Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.
Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.
Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. cherokee-federal.com
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf
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