NEPA Policy Specialist

  • Weston Solutions, Inc.
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Jul 24, 2022
Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering Oceans - Estuaries - Coastal Resiliency Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description


At Weston Solutions you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions. A career at Weston means professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a thriving, interconnected, and supportive community that works together to make a difference in the environment. We take pride in knowing that our people feel they do meaningful work and make valuable contributions to their teams because recent employee survey results show that over 90% agree on these points. Top talent from all paths—recent graduate, ex-military, experienced, and leaders—join Weston to do meaningful work with a focus on dynamic skills growth and long-term career progression. 

Weston is hiring an Environmental Compliance Specialist with physical or biological science experience to support our client, NOAA, in their Silver Spring, MD office. This Specialist will p
rovide assistance with preparing guidance documents to facilitate NOAA environmental compliance efforts; conducting research for OGC attorneys; reviewing environmental compliance and NEPA documents; and preparing NOAA NEPA policy and procedures, tools and templates.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • B.S. or B.A. in Natural Science plus a minimum of 3 to 8 years experience.
  • Experience working with NOAA or other government agencies is preferred.
  • Environmental policy experience is highly desirable.
  • Candidates must possess a thorough knowledge of NEPA and should have a working understanding of other environmental laws including the Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, National Marine Sanctuaries Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, and Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high-value options with solid financial protection, meeting the individual needs of its people and their families 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions
  • Parental leave benefits
  • Paid time off to include vacation, holiday and parental leave
  • Critical illness and accident plans
  • Work/Life flexibility
  • Professional development opportunities

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