Job Type: Permanent
Salary Details: $75,000 to $105,000 Salary Annually

The Senior Regulatory Permitting Specialist is responsible for the oversight, management, and preparation of local, state and federal permit applications for infrastructure projects, with a focus on renewable energy and water related projects. Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements, permitting, and project implementation compliance. Preference to candidates with FERC hydroelectric license project acquisition, surrender and implementation, watershed management, and restoration. Camas is leading several key dam removal and rehabilitation regulatory processes, including the Klamath Dam Removal in Klamath County Oregon and Siskyou County California. 

The job location is in either southern Oregon Rogue River Valley or Hood River, Oregon. We have many exciting watershed projects throughout Washington, Oregon, and California. Work could be a hybrid position with the appropriate candidate demonstrating advanced experience and established regulatory agency contacts. Candidate preference will be in our office, unless candidate has remote work experience, exceptional communication skills, developed organizational systems for remote work, and demonstrates a business case for remote work.

Candidate will provide strategy development, preparation, and acquisition of necessary permits from the applicable resource agencies. Candidate will interact with client staff, environmental and engineering consultants, legal counsel, and local, state or federal agencies to successfully accomplish project goals.

At Camas clients come to us to assist them in finding a pathway through what seems like an impossible regulatory or scientific barrier. We seek new creative non-traditional solutions. We take on the impossible and find possibility. Therefore, the work environment is for those that thrive in being asked to rise to a challenge and confidence doing complex projects for the first time. We are a boutique firm that provides quality work every time. By providing this level of consistent service, we have a constant backlog of projects. Our team is dynamic, fun, and greatly enjoy our work. 


  • Manage permitting and regulatory approval processes.
  • Project manager overseeing a project budget, timelines, and client communication.
  • Prepare CEQA/NEPA subject matter materials.
  • Oversee junior staff tasks
  • Capable of regulatory strategy vision when challenges arise in completing permits.
  • Work full-time, and expected to travel to project sites as needed.
  • Demonstrated technical writing experienc
  • Work on multiple projects at one time, capable of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Prepare budgets, scope of work, and proposal


Candidate must have more than 7 years experience in developing regulatory permit applications and overseeing CEQA/SEPA and/or NEPA preparation. Permits included, but not limited to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Clean Water Act Permits (401/402/404/408), CA Regional and State Water Quality Control Board, Oregon State Lands, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and other natural resources agencies.

Candidate will have excellent writing skills, advanced use of Microsoft applications, organizational skills, capacity to manage several client deliverables at one time, ability to speak as if they are right and listen as if they are wrong. The job requires a candidate to be able to see a strategic pathway to solution.


Minimum-BA/BS in related field

Preferred candidates will have experience in FERC hydroelectric regulatory processing to include relicensing, new licenses, license amendments, surrenders, dam safety, and compliance.


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