Employment Opportunities

Position Title: GIS Specialist

Foothill Associates is accepting applications for a GIS Specialist with 3-5 years of experience. See instructions below to apply.

 

Qualifications: Degree in geography, landscape architecture, natural resources, or closely related field required. Experience with ArcGIS software in creating and maintaining GIS data, developing maps, and performing analysis is necessary for this position. Understanding of AutoCAD sufficient for inspecting files, identifying and isolating key project information, and importing into GIS with appropriate projection. Skilled at georeferencing data and images and experience importing, correcting, and managing GPS data. Field work experience and/or GIS programming experience are desired but not necessary. Excellent communication skills and proficiency with core Microsoft Office software programs required. Successful candidate will be one who enjoys independent problem solving and has a high attention to detail and pride in their work.

 

Responsibilities: Compile, convert, and analyze geographic data to produce map products using ESRI’s ArcGIS in support of biological, regulatory, and planning reports and proposals and marketing materials. Process and integrate GPS data, imagery, and AutoCAD-based information. Create, maintain, and update GIS geodatabases. Produce additional non-cartographic graphics as needed. Research background data options and data availability and obtain publicly-available data relevant to project. Read and review engineering drawings and communicate with design and engineering firms to obtain and clarify data. Routine maintenance of GPS units, including managing background and data files, cleaning, and coordination with service company. Develop and maintain custom data dictionaries in TerraSync.

 

Salary Range:  $50,000 – $65,000

 

The position is full time. Salary will be based on experience. Current benefits offered are Paid Leave (PL), 401K Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Flex Spending Plan.

 

Position Title:  Environmental Planner/Regulatory Specialist

Foothill Associates is seeking an Environmental Planner/ Regulatory Specialist to join our Rocklin office. The successful candidate will be familiar with environmental regulations including NEPA, CEQA, FESA and CESA, as well as federal and state protected species, and discretionary permitting through ACOE, CDFW, and USFWS. Position requires the ability to rapidly and accurately comprehend project components and potential issues relevant to regulatory compliance and potential effects to natural resources and other environmental factors, to interact professionally with clients and technical staff, and to identify solutions to meet client needs. Successful candidates must be able to prepare technical sections of environmental documents, work in multi-resource groups, collaborate among internal team members and agency staff, and operate in an environment of tight schedules and limited budgets. Periodic travel and field work will be required. See instructions below to apply.

 

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in wildlife biology, fisheries, ecology, natural resource planning, or related field. Experience with the northern California ecosystems is a must.

 

Responsibilities: Preparation of technical sections and reports and conducting resource impact analysis in support of CEQA/NEPA analyses, State and Federal regulatory permit applications, development of conceptual and final mitigation plans, mitigation feasibility studies, and business development support.

 

Salary Range:  $50,000 – $56,000

 

The position is full time. Salary will be based on experience. Current benefits offered are Paid Leave (PL), 401K Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Flex Spending Plan.

 

 

Position Title:  Senior Regulatory Specialist/Division Manager

Foothill Associates is seeking a Senior Regulatory Specialist with Management experience to join our multi-disciplinary team and grow our regulatory division. The successful candidate will possess familiarity with environmental regulations and permits including Clean Water Act (404/401 permits), CDFW Streambed Alteration Notifications and Agreements, as well as having FESA and CESA experience. Experience with wetland delineations and northern California flora and fauna surveys a plus. Position requires the ability to rapidly and accurately comprehend complex projects and their potential effects on wetlands and other sensitive resources, to interact professionally with clients, regulatory and technical staff, and to identify creative solutions to meet client and regulatory requirements. Successful candidates must be able to work as part of multi-disciplinary groups, review the work of and mentor junior staff, and operate in an environment of tight project deadlines.

 

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have at least 10 years of experience in the environmental permitting and environmental consulting environment in Northern California and Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in wildlife biology, fisheries, ecology, or related field, strong technical writing skills and critical thinking, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Master’s Degree a plus.

 

Responsibilities: Regulatory Division management, staff supervision, preparation and review of environmental permit applications (404/401, 1602) project management, preparation of technical sections and reports, coordination and collaboration with State and Federal permitting agency managers, development of conceptual and final mitigation plans, preparation of mitigation feasibility studies, and business development.

 

Salary Range:  $85,000 – $105,000

 

The position is full time. Salary will be based on experience. Current benefits offered are Paid Leave (PL), 401K Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Flex Spending Plan.

 

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample demonstrating applicable work products, and Employment Application to:

Human Resources
Foothill Associates
590 Menlo Drive, Suite 5
Rocklin, CA 95765
(916) 435-1202 Phone
(916) 435-1205 Fax
hr@foothill.com

Equal Opportunity Employer
Foothill Associates is an equal opportunity employer and has an unbiased recruitment and hiring process that seeks to hire personnel on the basis of abilities, skills, experience, and education — without discrimination based upon age, race, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or religion.