Environmental Project Manager

  • Eugene OR
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • Dec 30, 2018
Full time Cultural Resources Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Sustainability Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

General Statement of Duties

The Eugene Airport is looking to fill an Environmental Project Manager position.  This position oversees the development of proposals and execution of work including the development and implementation of permitting strategies for major development projects. The position is the lead individual for identifying permit requirements, scheduling permit applications, developing permitting strategies, and managing timely completion of deliverables. The ideal candidate possesses in-depth technical, project and client management experience, NEPA and state environmental documentation, environmental regulatory permitting, wetland restoration planning, wetlands science, cultural resource management, and protected species management.

This position represents the Airport at conferences and in public, community, legislative and tenant meetings, including hearings and other forums regarding the environmental affairs of the Airport and does related work that pertains to passengers and the general aviation community.




Candidates will be assessed based on qualifications, experience, and expertise.  The selected candidate will be placed in the classification they are most qualified for.

Management Analyst 1/2:  
Management Analyst 1 - $26.62 - $34.43 / hourly
Management Analyst 2 - $29.27 - $37.87 / hourly


Senior Management Analyst: $32.21 - $41.66 / hourly
 

Working at the City of Eugene 
The City of Eugene offers a great benefit package including holidays, vacation, sick leave, retirement benefits and a range of insurance benefits as well as training and advancement opportunities. To view more information about the benefits and current insurance premium rates, click the respective links. While these positions operate in a challenging and fast paced environment they are part of a supportive, collaborative team that is flexible and values work-life balance.

Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following

Candidate qualifications will determine their assignment to the Management Analyst 1/2 or Senior Management Analyst classification.  Dependent on the classification, duties may include coordination and/or management of:

  • Environmental compliance and aviation industry best practices for the airport; advising technical professionals on development and compliance with environmental concerns pertaining to airport planning and development.  Some program areas include but are not limited to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Streaked Horned Lark bird survey protocol, Wetlands delineation and mitigation, Stormwater pollution prevention plan (SWPPP), Wildlife Hazard Management Plan (WHMP), and Stormwater management, including the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
  • Analysis on environmental procedures, practices, program goals and projects for implementation; ensures consultant project plans are in compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Developing environmental inspection protocols and directing reporting of the findings prior to submittal to clients and government agencies; develops policy or operating guidelines to comply with changes to environmental standards or regulations.
  • Procurement of professional services for environmental inspection and monitoring management programs on airport property, writing advertisements writing RFQs, contacting candidates, participating in proposal and bid review and selection process; approves consultant project plans to determine compliance with specifications.
  • Protected species surveys.
  • Environmental compliance by airport operations, tenants and contractors, including Part 77 compliance; including approving tenant construction drawings for proposed projects to ensure tenant plans meet environmental compliance standards.
  • Planning and training staff and tenant training regarding environmental requirements. 
  • Analysis of Airport facilities, operations and construction projects for opportunities to incorporate sustainability initiatives; and leads the airport's initiatives to reduce energy use and costs. 

Establishes and implements a wide range of planning functions including feasibility studies, facility condition reports and airport master plans.

Serves as Airport liaison to governmental agencies, contractors and other City departments on environmental matters.
 
Serves on or provides professional staff support to a variety of City committees and task teams.
For more information on the duties and qualifications for this position please see linked classification descriptions below.

Management Analyst 1/2
Senior Management Analyst

Qualifications

Knowledge of:
Principles, practices, techniques and purposes of airport environmental planning and management.

Environmental management as applied in administering and directing the preparation of a wide variety of studies, technical reports and analysis.

Techniques and sources of information applicable to the collection, analysis, and presentation of data pertaining to environmental management.

Supervisory principles and practices including planning, delegating and consideration of the work of consultants.
 
Principles and practices of airport planning, environmental laws, regulations and procedures.
 
Demonstrated ability to draft requests for proposals, technical specifications, policies, procedures, reports, forms, letters and memorandum.
 
AutoCADD and GIS Programs preferred.
 
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and communications with governmental officials, employees and regulatory agencies, tenants, advisory committee, fellow employees, contractors and the general public.

Ability to:
Perform a variety of project development and management duties independently or with minimal supervision; manage multiple and diverse activities and projects; effectively develop and administer program area.
 
Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with governmental officials, employees and regulatory agencies, tenants, advisory committee, fellow employees, contractors and the general public; gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion;
 
Analyze and interpret research findings on complex issues dealing with various aspects of airport management and environmental regulations; identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Read and interpret detailed information such as: leases an contracts, architectural and engineering drawings and specification, and federal and state and local regulations; proficiently use a computer, including Microsoft Office productions

Learn FAA rules, regulations and FAA Advisory Circulars, project eligibility, airport design standards, and priority for AIP Handbook and PFC programs. Familiarity with state funding programs within a reasonable amount of time.
 
Learn AutoCADD and GIS programs within a reasonable amount of time.

Obtain status as an AAAE Certified Member within three years of employment and AAE within five years of employment. 

PASS A TSA FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Management Analyst 1/2: 
Management Analyst 1
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental studies, engineering, business management, planning, public policy and administration or a related field. 
 
Experience:  Some recent professional experience that includes environmental management, project management, capital programming, or grants development and management.  Airport management experience desired.
 
Management Analyst 2
Education:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental studies, engineering, business management, planning, public policy and administration or a related field. 
 
Experience:  Two years professional experience that includes environmental management, project management, capital programming, or grants development and management.  Airport management experience desired.
 
Senior Management Analyst:
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in environmental studies, engineering, business management, planning, public policy and administration or a related field. 

Experience: Five years of professional experience that includes environmental management, project management, capital programming, or grants development and management.  Airport management experience desired.
 
License or Certificate
A valid Oregon driver's license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire; must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803,355).


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Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

$66,996.80 - $86,652.80 Annually