Land Development Specialist - Renewables

Swca Inc Orlando , FL 32801

Posted 4 months ago

About the opportunity

SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for a talented Land Development Specialist in the Orlando/Tampa/Central Florida area. The person is this position will support our Sanford-Raleigh office with work distributed across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

What you will accomplish

As a core member of the Land Services Team, you will take a lead and collaborative role in pursuing project opportunities, managing projects, and meeting with landowners, clients, and other stakeholder groups. Projects may include: critical issue analysis, environmental permitting, site selection and control, and coordination with government agencies and local communities toward the advancement of renewable energy projects. Our clients include property owners, real estate developers, municipalities, state agencies, and firms in renewable energy, construction, and engineering.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the discipline to work independently. The Land Development Specialist must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written formats and be willing to travel throughout the Southeast, Texas, and the Mid-Atlantic. The ability to move quickly between tasks and manage a wide variety of responsibilities each day is essential to success in this position.

Experience and qualifications for success

Experience and qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in environmental studies or planning, sustainability, geography, or other related discipline is preferred

  • Understanding of environmental regulations and due diligence related to site development

  • Experience or knowledge of the renewable energy industry

  • Excellent Research Skills:
    with a focus on the ability to evaluate local, state and federal regulatory parameters

  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • Implementation of project management plans, timelines and budgets for development prospects

  • Collection of primary data and the creation of datasets

  • Collaboration with private and public-sector entities to maintain development goals and timelines

  • Preparation of written material for client or agency consumption

  • Proficiency with MS Office and Adobe Acrobat

  • Understanding of Geographic Information System (GIS) resources

  • Willingness to travel 50%

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms.

If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response.

EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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Land Development Specialist - Renewables

Swca Inc