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City of Charlotte - Stormwater Services
Surface Water Quality Program Specialist #2207-239610-01
Charlotte, NC
(Posted 7/19/2022)

Storm Water Services' mission is to serve the City of Charlotte by improving surface waters and conveying rainwater safely through well-maintained storm drainage systems. Each year Storm Water Services invests $100+ million in capital improvements and staff manages hundreds of storm drainage improvement projects. Storm Water Services is one of the largest stormwater utilities in the Southeast with approximately 215,000 customer accounts and more than 200 full-time positions. 

This position is part of the Long-Term Stewardship (L-TS) Group within Charlotte Storm Water Services Surface Water Quality and Environmental Permitting Program and is primarily responsible for protecting and improving surface water quality within the City for compliance with state and federal laws.  This position is responsible for supporting Storm Water Services with the long-term maintenance and operation of City owned Stormwater Control Measures (SCM) and stream improvement projects. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage aspects of long-term stewardship for stream improvement projects; includes cost tracking and contract and workplan management with private consultants and internal and external municipal staff.
  • Provide technical support for City owned SCMs.
  • Provide technical support, reviews, and direction for stream improvement projects in areas of long-term maintenance and vegetation management.
  • Coordinate with other City departments regarding SCM operation and maintenance. 
  • Prepare maintenance notifications in order to help City departments and property owners comply with SCM maintenance and inspection requirements.
  • Prepare easement violation notifications to help property owners and the City comply with regulatory requirements for conservation easements on stream improvement projects.   
  • Manage contractors to execute the operation, maintenance, and repairs of Storm Water Services SCMs and stream improvement projects.
  • Conduct routine and as-needed inspections of SCMs and stream improvement projects and maintain documentation of site inspections. 
  • Coordinate with team members to prioritize, scope, and execute maintenance and repairs, in a timely manner.
  • Review Federal, State, and Local regulations as needed.
  • Provide accumulated yearly data to support recordkeeping required by the City’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit.
  • Update and improve internal guidance documents related to operation and maintenance of City owned SCMs and stream improvement projects.
  • Maintain project tracking database, physical files, project schedules, budget spreadsheet, and other organizational tools to comprehensively document project information.
  • Approximately 30-40% field work.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of SCM and stream improvement project operation and maintenance practices.
  • Knowledge of local, native riparian vegetation and assessment of invasive plant communities
  • Highly Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate well with people with a wide variety of backgrounds to develop solutions
  • Excellent project management skills to ensure quality, manage costs, maintain schedules, and manage contracts
  • Superior attention to detail that allows for thorough cost tracking and documentation
  • Effective computer skills that include proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel) and GIS  
  • Demonstrated skills in innovation and adaptive management for problem solving
  • Ability to perform duties at a high level with minimal supervision
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team oriented problem solving serving as roles of listener, leader and follower
  • Effective presentation skills for local, state and national opportunities
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to receive and maintain a City Driving Permit

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience in the environmental field with related experience in implementation and post-construction inspection and maintenance of stream improvement projects and SCMs. 
  • Knowledge of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg BMP Design Manual, the City of Charlotte Land Development Standards, other local ordinances, requirements, and/or manuals. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, earth or environmental sciences, biology, chemistry, soil science, engineering or related field and 3 years of related experience. 
  • Certification in SCM inspection and maintenance through an accepted regional certification program or the ability to obtain within one year.
  • Physical ability to inspect SCMs and stream improvement projects including the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and the ability to work under adverse weather and environmental conditions.

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    Stantec - 3 Positions
    Project Manager/Ecologist
    Environmental Scientist/Planner

    Raleigh, NC and others
    (Posted 7/19/2022)

    Project Manager/ Ecologist


    Stantec is seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in managing natural resource assessment and permitting projects, building client relationships and managing the development of opportunities to join our team. Our Environmental Services group is dedicated to managing environmental issues professionally and proactively. Our staff include specialists in wetland science, threatened and endangered species surveys, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), cultural resources, hydrogeology, engineering, habitat and ecosystem restoration, environmental remediation, and GIS. We help our clients identify constraints and respond to opportunities within the changing regulatory and corporate environment through active engagement with the public, stakeholder groups, and government regulators. Our team members are involved in a variety of projects that may include Waters of the U.S. (WOUS) delineations and permitting, endangered species habitat assessments and surveys, NEPA, siting and routing studies, stream assessments and sampling, habitat restoration, siting and zoning applications, and complex planning and permitting for a variety of industries including renewable energy, transportation, power, government and development.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    • Provide technical leadership and project or task management on a wide variety of environmental planning and permitting projects for clients in the renewable energy, transportation, federal, and development sectors.

    • Project management responsibilities include developing proposals; managing projects and budgets; coordinating with clients, stakeholders, and internal project staff; and performing and overseeing project technical work.

    • Develop and maintain positive client relationships, including seeking opportunities for new business.

    • Complete WOUS delineations and assessments, vegetation inventories/monitoring, wildlife surveys and habitat assessments, aquatic assessments

    • Manage agency coordination related to Threatened and Endangered Species, CWA Sections 404/401, and Section 106 Cultural Resources.

    • Coordinate and review technical documents that support regulatory submissions.

    • Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation.

    • Complete applicable company and client-required health & safety training (including OSHA required training as necessary).

    • Responsible for coordinating, mentoring and training of team members.

    • Ensures that projects are assigned the required technical oversight.

    • Provides technical leadership and acts as a technical resource to the team for natural resource projects.


    • Demonstrated experience managing natural resource assessment and permitting projects in North and South Carolina.

    • Experienced in natural resource field surveys and assessments such as WOUS delineations, vegetation inventories/monitoring, wildlife surveys and habitat assessments, and aquatic assessments.

    • Demonstrated experience working on and managing transportation and/or renewable energy projects.

    • Demonstrated experience with state permitting processes in North Carolina and/or South Carolina. Experience with the North Carolina and/or South Carolina Department of Transportation a plus.

    • Project and task management experience with strong attention to detail.

    • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, and be customer focused to understand and appropriately respond to client’s business needs.

    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to prioritize and balance sometimes heavy workloads to achieve goals while keeping up with a highly mobile and changing environment.

    • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience leading a team of professionals in a consulting environment.

    • Must have ability and desire to travel for project work and business development activities.

    • Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, manage risks and safety appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.

    • Must demonstrate strong ethics, leadership, the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.

    • Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSE, including client-specific training (as required).

    • Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships within their technical team and Business Center.

    • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen

    Education and Experience

    The ideal candidate will have at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in an environmental discipline (biology, ecology, natural resources, soil science or related natural resources field) with demonstrated experience with biological surveys and project management in the region. Experience of 10-15 years is desired, with field and project management experience in natural resource inventories and surveys preferred.

    Environmental Scientist/Planner

    The energy transition is in full swing, as the world races to shift to lower carbon or no carbon fuels. An integral part of this transition is building the transmission lines and renewable energy infrastructure necessary to meet net-zero goals. Your role as environmental scientist/planner will include assisting with the delivery of electrical transmission line routing and substation siting projects for investor-owned utilities and independent transmission developers, permitting for a variety of infrastructure projects (including renewable energy), and supporting field surveys for natural resources. In this role, you will participate as a writer and technical support person for routing and siting and/or environmental permitting projects. You will also assist with writing proposals, developing plans, and implementing steps to move projects toward closure in the most cost-effective manner. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities and/or natural resource survey experience a plus.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    • Complete tasks according to approved scopes of work.

    • Assist with routing and siting studies for linear and/or renewable energy projects and associated facilities.

    • Contribute to the development of NEPA planning documents and technical studies.

    • Assist with 401/404 permit applications for energy, transportation, and water infrastructure projects.

    • Contribute to business development activities, including proposals and pre-qualifications.

    • Develop and maintain positive client relationships, including seeking opportunities for new business.

    • Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work.

    • Conduct GIS mapping and/or field surveys for natural resources.


    • Demonstrated experience with routing and siting projects, NEPA documents, or similar environmental assessment, planning and documentation.

    • Capable and confident technical writer.

    • An understanding of Geographic Information System (GIS) processes and capabilities (prior GIS expertise preferred, but current GIS expertise is not required).

    • An understanding of wetlands, waters of the US, threatened and endangered species and other natural resources.

    • Skilled in communications and technical information exchange with a variety of audiences.

    • Disciplined approach to completing tasks.

    • Shows a desire to continuously improve technical performance.

    • Welcomes new ideas and initiatives and creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation.

    • Builds and maintains productive networking relationships.

    • Good driving record and valid driver’s license required.

    Education and Experience

    The ideal candidate will have at minimum, a Bachelor’s or higher in environmental science, planning, engineering, or related field with demonstrated experience with environmental planning, assessment and documentation. Experience of 7-10 years is desired.

    Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather, walking for extended periods.


    We are seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team. In your position as a Biologist, you will utilize your knowledge and experience to perform bat mist-netting surveys, acoustic surveys and analysis, and habitat assessment to support environmental services projects. This position will include opportunities for both fieldwork throughout the southeast with other Stantec bat and wildlife biologists and office work.

    Our team members have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects that may include endangered species assessments, environmental assessment and permitting, wetland delineations, and water resources management.

    Location: Stantec offices in Raleigh and Charlotte NC (preferred – other locations may be considered)

    Your Key Responsibilities:

    • Collect, organize, manage, and analyze survey data for bat species and habitat. Survey techniques include but are not limited to mist netting, acoustics, and emergence counts.

    • Work with clients to determine appropriate survey techniques for project.

    • Write technical reports including biological assessments for client and regulatory agency review.

    • Develop and maintain positive client relationships, including seeking opportunities for new business.

    • Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work.

    Additional responsibilities may also include, but are not limited to:

    • Conduct wildlife field surveys and habitat assessments for a variety of species using multiple survey techniques (e.g., avian point-count surveys, raptor nest searches, eagle use surveys)

    • Conduct wetland and habitat delineations

    • Contribute to technical report writing (survey summaries, risk assessments, conservation plans).


    • Demonstrated experience conducting mist net surveys, including bat capture, tagging, and tracking along with emergence counts.

    • Demonstrated experience with, and knowledge of, bat acoustic analysis, including manual vetting and identification of Endangered Species Act-listed species

    • Working knowledge of bat survey techniques, conservation issues, and distribution and habitat requirements

    • Diligent observation skills a willingness to learn new skills while conducting fieldwork in rural or wilderness settings, and flexibility in work assignments

    • Ability to develop reports from field notes and data

    • Ability to work at a desk or in the field for long periods of time

    • Aptitude to follow instructions from project managers and biologists, interact effectively with coworkers, and to accept guidance and constructive criticism

    • Precise and thorough data management and organization

    • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license

    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen

    Education and Experience:

    The ideal candidate will have at minimum a bachelor’s degree or higher in biology or related field. Experience of 5 years conducting bat surveys is desired. USFWS permitted bat biologist a plus.

    Must be comfortable with computers, tablets and hand-held GPS units or other similar GPS based survey equipment. Strong technical writing and quality reviewing skills are a must for this position.

    Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include work at night and exposure to the elements including inclement weather, walking for extended periods.

    Wildlands Engineering

    Environmental Scientist - Raleigh, NC
    (Posted 7/14/2022)

    Wildlands Engineering, Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join our Raleigh, NC office. Duties of the Environmental Scientist will include conducting stream and wetland jurisdictional determinations, stream and wetland assessment, preparing environmental permit applications, technical report writing, and providing scientific and logistical support for stream and wetland restoration projects. The Environmental Scientist’s role will involve both field and office work and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. The Environmental Scientist will also be responsible for coordinating with state and federal agency personnel and working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.

    Key Responsibilities

    ·      Lead field crews in completing jurisdictional determinations

    ·      Collaborate with a team to develop restoration plans and logistics that comply with environmental regulations

    ·      Prepare environmental permit applications and ensure permit conditions are upheld through construction and monitoring

    ·      Design and implement groundwater and stream flow monitoring studies

    ·      Collect and analyze various environmental data; synthesize findings in technical reports

    ·      Effectively communicate and coordinate with team members

    ·      Meet multiple deadlines with a willingness to react positively to changes in priorities


    ·      2 to 4 years of experience related to the key responsibilities and requirements of the job

    ·      Experience delineating streams and wetlands

    ·      Southeastern native and invasive plant identification skills

    ·      Understanding of soil morphology, especially as it pertains to hydric soil development

    ·      Excellent technical report preparation skills

    ·      Collection and interpretation of geospatial data

    Preferred Qualifications

    ·      An Understanding of ecological processes important to stream and wetland restoration in the southeastern United States

    ·      Experience with restoration monitoring practices including stream surveying, vegetation sampling, hydrology monitoring, and general early successional ecosystem assessment

    ·      Threatened and endangered species survey experience

    ·      Experience interfacing with landowners and agency officials

    Physical Demands

    ·      Ability to work independently in an outdoor setting during all weather conditions

    ·      Ability to work in adverse field conditions including dense vegetation, nuisance insects, poison-ivy, and navigate difficult terrain

    ·      Ability to sustain periods of strenuous physical exertion

    ·      Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


    Email (preferred method):; subject line: Environmental Scientist - Raleigh

    Fax: (704) 332-3306

    Mailing Address

    : Wildlands Engineering, 312 W Millbrook Rd. #225, Raleigh, NC 27607

    The cover letter should identify previous work experience, why you are interested in this position, your approximate available start date, and any other information that you feel is important. Please be prepared to provide contact information for three references, if requested.

    Wildlands Engineering
    Credit Sales Analyst - Charlotte or Raleigh, NC

    (Posted 6/13/2022)

    Wildlands Engineering, Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join our growing team in either our Charlotte or Raleigh, North Carolina offices. The Credit Sales Analyst position will require a professional, detail-oriented individual to lead the administrative, management, and transactional processes related to sales of nutrient, buffer, stream, and wetland credits. Candidates must be capable of working independently and able to multi-task effectively. The applicant will be responsible for developing new leads, working with existing customers, understanding regulatory requirements, and executing the sales process. This is an analytical role which will be key to assisting the company in market analysis, maintaining accurate ledgers of our inventory, reporting monthly, quarterly, and annual sales metrics, and assuring compliance with regulatory bodies. The Credit Sales Analyst position is a full time, salaried/exempt position requiring a 32-to-40-hour work week, Monday through Friday with at least 3 days a week working from a Wildlands’ office. This position can be catered to the best candidate from a sales and development heavy role to a more administrative and organizational role to a more analytical and financial heavy role.

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities
    • Updating and maintaining Microsoft Excel ledgers for all 36 of Wildlands’ existing stream, wetland, buffer, and nutrient mitigation banks.
    • Creating new ledgers and a marketing plan for 19 additional mitigation banks coming online in the near future.
    • Maintaining a high-level of responsiveness to email and phone call requests from clients needing to purchase credits and have ability to effectively communicate and coordinate in a timely manner with team members and clients.
    • Preparing invoices and maintaining available credit inventory.
    • Advising the company on strategic decisions surrounding pricing and future markets.
    • Communicating clearly with clients, permitting consultants, municipalities, and regulatory agencies to assure that all sales are compliant with rules and processes.
    • Sourcing, documenting, and pursuing economic development opportunities in our markets to assist our mitigation development team in targeting new mitigation opportunities.

    Required Qualifications
    • A four-year college degree.
    • 2 years of sales, marketing or related experience, or 2 years of experience in the field of mitigation banking, environmental restoration, or environmental permitting.
    • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
    • Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
    • A strong motivation for success.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Undergraduate or graduate studies in environmental science, marketing, business, or related degree.
    • Background in 401-404 permitting.
    • Mitigation banking experience.
    • Data analytics experience.
    • Experience in mitigation credit sales.
    Physical Demands
    • The Credit Sales Analyst role will primarily be in the office but could occasionally involve field walks at a mitigation bank site.

    • Base salary paid bi-weekly and a monthly commission incentive.
    • Company paid health insurance including vision and dental
    • Short- and long-term disability
    • 401K with 5% company match
    • Educational reimbursement
    • Paid vacation and sick time

    Email (preferred method):; subject line: Credit Sales Analyst
    Mailing Address: Wildlands Engineering, 1430 S. Mint Street, Suite 104, Charlotte, NC 28203

    The cover letter should identify previous work experience, why you are interested in this position, your approximate available start date, and any other information that you feel is important. Please be prepared to provide contact information for three references, if requested.

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