Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides more than 1.3 million customers in King County with a reliable water supply, as well as managing essential sewer, garbage, recycling, yard waste, surface water and engineering services for the community. As an employer, the City of Seattle is a leading local government in environmental stewardship, green building and social justice, making our City what it is today and shaping our future. Our employees play an important role in making this possible.
We are currently recruiting for a Urban Ecosystems Analyst (Environmental Analyst Sr.) to be part of our team in the Utility. The incumbent in this position will engage in a wide range of environmental analysis and projects. The position will serve as a natural resource technician/ecologist, technical lead and advisor for SPU projects affecting streams, ponds, wetlands, riparian forestry, landscape management and the surface drainage network. This position reports to the Urban Ecosystems Manager.
Bachelor’s degree in natural or physical sciences, environmental sciences, planning (with emphasis on urban environmental issues), public administration/policy (with emphasis on natural resources), or related field.
Five (5) years of experience in environmental research, environmental law, impact analysis, environmental compliance, toxic substance management, or related field (other combinations of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability).
Current Washington State Driver’s License