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Regulatory Specialist

Nashville TN

Job ID: 2019-1366


RES is the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 294 stream miles and 58,000 wetland acres and conserved and preserved 9,100 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 14,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 250 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a of balance economic development and ecological sustainability.

RES is accepting resumes for a Regulatory Specialist in our Nashville, TN office. The Regulatory Specialist will provide broad environmental support to a team of environmental restoration and mitigation professionals.



Draft reports and mapping, prepare permits, mitigation feasibility/concept plans, comment response documents, and other regulatory deliverables

Coordinate with ecology and restoration design team to incorporate scientific field data into regulatory documents

Coordinate with federal, state, and local agencies to obtain project permits and approvals, including rare, threatened, and endangered species and cultural clearances

Support field ecology efforts (i.e. mitigation site monitoring, site assessments, water quality sampling, wetland/stream delineations, bat surveys)

Provide occasional sales support and assistance with proposal preparation




BA/BS in Biology, Environmental Science, Geology, Hydrology, Botany or similar Science

2-3 years of relevant work experience

Strong writing skills and abilities using MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in a dynamic environment

Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail, and analytical skills

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment to meet project goals

Positive attitude and team-centered approach to problem solving

Ability to travel to sites as needed

Acceptable driving record



Direct experience with state and federal environmental regulations and permitting processes

Strong record of communicating with/developing relationships with regulatory agency personnel

Arc GIS proficiency to support mapping deliverables

Experience conducting environmental site assessments

Experience with wetland/stream delineations and jurisdictional determinations

Understanding of stream and wetland restoration design principles and construction



Posted April 9, 2019

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