Senior Environmental Specialist - Time-Limited
$6,967 - $8,468/Monthly*

Permit Sonoma seeks two highly-skilled environmental professionals with technical expertise in environmental review and natural resources management related to fire ecology, forestry, vegetation management, and/or wildfire resiliency.

Starting salary up to $48.69/hour ($101,621/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development. You can also look forward to flexible work arrangements and excellent benefits* including:
  • A hybrid telework schedule that meets the needs of our staff, department operations, and the communities we serve
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • County paid 100% premium contribution for the majority of employee-only and employee + family health plan options
Permit Sonoma is recruiting to fill two Senior Environmental Specialist positions to support their wildfire resiliency efforts under the FEMA Grant Program which is currently funded through May 3, 2025. These positions will work to support Permit Sonoma's Fire Prevention and Natural Resources Divisions by ensuring the environmental compliance of large-scale FEMA grant projects such as defensible space/structure hardening (House-Out) and vegetation management (Fire-In). To effectively provide support via phone, email, and in-person, these positions perform a mixture of fieldwork, telework, and on-site work at various County worksites, depending upon the department's needs.

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now