Resource Environmental Solutions LLC

Columbus, Ohio

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Competitive salary plus benefits package kicking from the first day on the job
Required Experience 7+ years


RES is currently accepting applications for the Regulatory Manager responsible for providing planning, permitting, operational oversight, and reporting as it relates to environmental and regulatory matters for RES’ projects. You will be participating in conferences, trade groups, etc. and be the face of RES with Federal, state, and local agencies.

What your day-to-day might look like?

40% of your time will be spent on Permitting activities. You will prepare regulatory documentation for submission to regulatory agencies or to Clients ensuring all regulatory requirements are met, including those mandated by Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and various other state and federal regulations. You will also obtain regulatory agency approvals for RES projects; coordinate with operations staff on construction permit compliance and management; manage monitoring and performance criteria reporting, and support project close-out with agencies and RES project management. You will also manage/coordinate agency field site visits.

Other 30% will be spent on Regulatory advisory. You will stay updated on changes to existing and new regulations and advise clients and RES Regulatory Director and Government Affairs on Federal and regional policy and regulatory issues and initiatives. You will also provide feedback on federal policy, such as species habitat mitigation, interagency coordinated agreements on mitigation, and regional interpretation of guidance/memoranda such as USACE RGLs and support information submittal to Congressional and/or agency headquarters staff as necessary. Advanced competency in scientific writing and document preparation is essential!

When needed, you will also give consultations to the land team and landowners on the buying and selling of properties, explaining the nuances of owning/maintaining a mitigation site per the approved permit(s).

15% of your time will be focused on Working libraries maintenance, where you will manage/schedule field monitoring events and review staff work products and reports and establish and maintain a system for documents submitted to agencies or partners and all revisions to submitted documents.

Other 15% of your time you will be training staff at a regional level on data analysis techniques, restoration design principles/approaches, and interpretation of design plans and maps, and reporting.


We would love to talk to you if you have many of the following:

  • BA/BS Biology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, Hydrology, Agricultural Science or similar Science
  • 10 or more years of Regulatory, Water Resources or Environmental consulting experience
  • At least 5-years experience with relevant environmental regulations and permits/approvals (e.g. CWA 404/401/402, NWP/IP, NPDES, ESA), and credit release schedules.
  • Advanced understanding of restoration design principles, approaches and supporting technical information such as engineering design plans, functional calculations, and ecological data and strong ability to communicate this information through written project deliverables with support from the project team.
  • Advanced experience reading and interpreting project maps and design plans and extract information from these documents to support permitting/regulatory deliverables. Strong familiarity with GIS capabilities and functions.

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RES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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