Environmental Specialist III (Environmental Justice)-Richmond/Cayce/Washington/Raleigh

Dominion Energy
Capitol, Virginia, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
This position can filled in any of the following offices: Richmond (VA), Cayce (SC), Washington D.C. or Raleigh (NC).

This position supports the implementation of Dominion Energy's Environmental Justice Program. Specific job duties include the following:

  • Assists project development teams with environmental justice screening for regulated projects.
  • Writes and edits environmental justice reviews, suitable for submission to regulatory agencies, that evaluate environmental justice considerations of company projects and programs.
  • Works with cross functional teams on environmental justice reporting in regulatory proceedings.
  • Prepares and submits correspondence, reports, and testimonies to environmental regulatory agencies.
  • Represents company before regulatory agencies, industry groups, and the public on environmental justice issues.
  • Assists with tracking, analyzing and interpreting EJ-related policy and regulations at the state and federal levels.
  • Supports executive level communications and external presentations.
  • Uses electronic databases to analyze and monitor company environmental justice policy and project tracking.
  • Advises business groups on company policies and procedures related to environmental justice.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

At least 5-7 years directly related experience (Note: A Master's degree will count as one year of experience. A partial year of six months or more experience will be rounded up to one year)

Required: Public affairs/Environmental policy background

Preferred Knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:

  • Knowledge of environmental justice;
  • GIS background;
  • Database management;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong written and verbal skills.

Other knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Logic and reasoning skills, to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternatives, conclusions, or approaches;
  • Respectful assertiveness, to ensure environmental compliance requirements are met by others, while considering the spirit and letter of the law;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interface with internal stakeholders effectively;
  • Ability to give full attention to others, to take time understanding the points being made, and to ask questions;
  • Ability to influence others;
  • Ability to embrace collaborative problem solving;
  • Ability to communicate appropriately for audience needs;
  • Ability to share information and to facilitate open idea exchange;
  • Ability to understand implications of new information;
  • Ability to identify complex problems, to review related information, to develop and evaluate options, and to implement solutions;
  • Ability to adapt actions;
  • Ability to remain professional while delivering high-quality, reliable, environmental services to customers.

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor

Preferred discipline(s): Environmental Science, Engineering

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Not applicable

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

May be required to work in a field environment and exposed to extreme temperature and weather 25 to 50%.

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

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