Organization: Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency
Title: Associate Environmental Planner / GIS Specialist
Location: Morgan Hill, CA
Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency
Morgan Hill, CA
Associate Environmental Planner / GIS Specialist
Annual salary: $90,000 to $110,000
First application review: Monday, April 25, 2022.
The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency is seeking an individual to join an exciting and passionate team dedicated to land conservation and the protection of threatened plant and wildlife species in Santa Clara County. The desired candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with a desire to grow professionally.
The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency was formed in May 2013 and has a major role in implementing the awarding winning Santa Clara Valley Habitat Plan (Habitat Plan), which was developed by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency, Santa Clara Valley Water District, County of Santa Clara, and the Cities of Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and San Jose. The Habitat Plan covers about 2/3 of the area of Santa Clara County. The Habitat Plan provides streamlined state and federal permitting for public and private projects, while offering a comprehensive and effective way to address impacts of those projects on endangered and threatened species and their habitats. The most significant role of the Habitat Agency is to acquire and manage a Reserve System that will serve as mitigation for project impacts and contribute to the recovery of the species covered by the Habitat Plan.
Under general direction, the Associate Environmental Planner/GIS Specialist will manage complex, difficult, and sensitive environmental and/or planning projects, and may serve as project leader for a major environmental and/or planning project or study.
Skills / Qualifications
- Bachelorís degree or higher in Planning, GIS, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology or a related field
- A minimum of 5+ years of professional experience
- A minimum of 2 years of educational and work experience with ESRIís ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcGIS Pro)
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CPS HR Consulting
To view an online brochure for this position visit: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment-solutions/executive-search
The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency website: https://scv-habitatagency.org
The Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency is an equal opportunity employer.
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