Job Type: Permanent
Salary Details: This position is eligible for an annual incentive bonus on top of base salary.
This is an on-site opportunity in our beautiful, Juno Beach, FL office with travel expectations.
NextEra Energy, Inc is committed to being an industry leader in environmental protection and stewardship, including wildlife and habitat protection. We have operations across the U.S. and Canada, so we’re keenly aware of the potential impacts that existing and future operations may have on wildlife and their habitat. Therefore, we have environmental policies and programs in place at both the corporate and local levels to avoid and minimize these impacts and to address any remaining impacts through appropriate mitigation measures. As a member of the NextEra Energy wildlife team, you will face different challenges every day, some of which will be extraordinarily complex. We ask our wildlife experts to work alongside multiple disciplines including engineers, developers, operators, permitting specialists, and policy professionals. You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping a leading clean energy company provide innovative solutions to wildlife challenges, big and small, and making a difference!
Successful candidate will have
- Sound statistical acumen, interpretation, and analytical ability
- Familiarity with wind energy and wildlife issues
- Familiarity with bat biology, including habitat use
- Familiarity with eagle biology, survey protocols, and guidance documents related to eagle take permitting
- Experience with listed bat regulations and guidance documents (such as the Indiana Bat Summer Survey Guidance)
- Detailed understanding of avian protection laws (Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act) and related wind energy guidance documents and policies
- Experience writing Bird and Bat Conservation Strategies
- Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse groups including operation staff, developers, other industry representatives, NGO stakeholders, agency personnel and consultants
- Proficient at interacting with public and local elected officials at open houses, local zoning meetings or during other outreach events
- Experience reviewing consultant work related to wind energy wildlife issues
- Provides strategic advice regarding risk management of protected species and their habitat (avoidance, minimization, and mitigation)
- Ability to travel up to 20% of the time; often on short notice
HOW TO APPLY
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