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Senior Environmental Analyst (Recreation) - Portland, Oregon - 105544

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 

General Purpose

Position oversees large recreation program which includes operations and maintenance of hiking trails, day use picnic sites and campgrounds. Conducts analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations to promote program goals and compliance with regulatory requirements. Presents analysis and recommendations to management and may implement selected alternative.  Analysis includes, but is not limited to, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, trending/forecasting, financial analysis, budget analysis and reporting. Specifically, this position provides professional level services for ensuring the company complies with regulatory requirements of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state and federal laws and regulations relating to hydropower, generation, or transmission operations.  


  • Supervise consultants and contractors to ensure that obligations, requirements, and compliance are met. 
  • Provide technical leadership and support to operations and engineering staff. 
  • Perform complex resource work requiring the considerable exercise of independent analysis and judgment.
  • Develop and improve methods and procedures to ensure appropriate regulatory and company compliance.
  • Develop company policies and procedures on environmental and cultural resource matters.
  • Work as a liaison between regulatory agencies, tribes, public and other company departments.
  • Manage procurement of contracts and activities of consulting firms.  
  • Prepare budget forecasts and actual performance of budgeted activities for assigned environmental services.   
  • Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.   
  • Deliver training and education to operations staff and management.
  • Ensure that data collection and reporting is carried out in accordance with company policy and state regulations.
  • Report issues and problems via SAP maintenance management system.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management, Landscape Architecture ; or the equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years experience in recreation management.
  • Advanced technical knowledge and understanding of recreation and environmental issues and standard business processes.  
  • Experience in project management and reporting, including auditing and training. 
  • Ability to develop and present training to appropriate field personnel.
  • Ability to prioritize workload under pressure.
  • Project management skills including project leadership, task identification, scheduling, and cost/expenditure identification.
  • Data gathering, analysis, interpretation, trending, forecasting, and modeling skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable Company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications to gather, analyze, and model information.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to work as a member of a team. Ability to present alternatives and recommendations.


  • Advanced degree.
  • Specialized experience in recreation site management.  
  • Experience in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Hydroelectric License Compliance.

Additional Information

Req ID: 105544 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Portland 
Department: Pacific Power 
Schedule: No Selection 
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT 
Hiring Range: 93,900.00 - 110,500.00 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

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