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.
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