The Environmental Planning Section Manager is responsible for managing Metropolitan compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations in planning, construction, and operations activities and other discretionary actions subject to environmental review. The position will lead negotiations and outreach with regulatory agencies, public interest groups, non-governmental organizations, and other third parties on environmental related issues.
Salary: $166,691 - $218,317
Areas of responsibility include compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), state and federal Endangered Species Acts, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Porter-Cologne Act, Coastal Act, and Fish and Game Code; regulatory permitting; mitigation monitoring and reporting; management of ecological reserves; providing technical assistance to the member agencies and other water districts; developing and implementing environmental plans, policies, and programs; and support of legislative and legal matters.
You will serve as Metropolitan’s subject matter expert to the Board of Directors on environmental matters as well as work closely with External Affairs on environmental outreach for project-related environmental impacts and legislative matters.
May travel to various sites requiring overnight stay.
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