Environmental Review Specialist – City of Austin
The Development Services Department (DSD) assists homeowners, business owners, and contractors when they build, demolish, remodel or perform any type of construction to ensure compliance with applicable city and building codes.
The Environmental Review Specialist position is part of the City Arborist Program in the Development Services Department. This posting will hire one position. Potential duties may include:
1. Provide customer service in the Development Assistance Center for general questions related to City of Austin tree preservation regulations. This role will review site plan corrections and exemptions administered through the Development Assistance Center. This position will also review commercial site plans for tree regulations.
2. Review residential or site plan development plans.
This position is responsible for reviewing and analyzing construction plans and processing permit applications related to land development. This position is expected to review and comment on tree ordinances and regulations, perform field work, attend meetings, and assist internal employees and the public with the integration of regulations, processes and procedures.
Knowledge of arboriculture, construction and local land development regulations is needed for this position. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are also needed for this position; in this role you must successfully perform daily interactions with the public, construction professionals, other stakeholders, and internal employees.
February 1, 2023
Are your trees damaged by the ice storm?
July 28, 2022
Another benefit of Texas trees: Cooler temperatures
February 25, 2022
Time to Plant Trees in Texas
January 27, 2022
Treemergency: Mulch Volcanos are Erupting in Landscapes!
December 21, 2021
Cedar fever season in Texas
November 9, 2021
Texans celebrate 2021 Arbor Day in Weatherford, Texas – and beyond
June 24, 2021
41st Texas Tree Conference, Academy, Trade Show and Tree Schools
February 17, 2021
Texas Sized Winter Storms Can Damage Trees
April 8, 2020
ISA Online learning Sale
October 8, 2019
2019 Texas Tree Conference – Thanks!