Ada County Highway District

Environmental Programs Coordinator

Onsite - Garden City, ID
Application Deadline: 7/8/24

Applications are now being accepted for an Environmental Programs Coordinator in the Development and Technical Services Division at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area. This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting wage of $66,768 – $96,720 annually, DOQ. 

ACHD offers an excellent benefit package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Environmental Programs Coordinator applies technical environmental and regulatory knowledge and skills to coordinate and administer environmental compliance permitting for District roadway projects.
  • Provides technical assistance and guidance to technical and professional staff as well as temporary employees and consultants; serves as District subject expert for environmental permitting.
  • Provides project document quality control, reviewing for technical accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements and conducts compliance assessments.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with other government and regulatory agencies



  • Requires considerable knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and permitting (including process) associated with surface water, groundwater, wetlands, hazardous materials, and cultural resources as they relate to the District’s planning, design and construction of roadways in Ada County, Idaho. Regulatory experience in permitting associated with the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Section 106 of National Historical Preservation Act, Idaho Water Quality Certification, and Idaho Water Resources Stream Protection Act is required.
  • Requires considerable knowledge of environmental science, hydrology, biology and general engineering principles and terminology.
  • Must have proven ability to research, interpret, and apply complex environmental regulations; read and interpret engineering plans and drawings; coordinate multiple projects, programs, and priorities; prepare technical reports and permit applications; communicate clearly and concisely both in writing and orally.
  • Bachelor’s degree in biological or physical sciences, environmental science or planning, along with a minimum of four (4) years progressively responsible experience in environmental and regulatory compliance programs is desired. Wetlands training desired, but not required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities may be acceptable.

A completed application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., July 8, 2024. Applications will be reviewed periodically. Apply as soon as possible to ensure you will be considered for this position. This job announcement will be closed if the position is filled prior to the closing date. Applications are available at 3775 N. Adams; Garden City, ID 83714 or visit our website at

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations

Recruiter Information:

Huston Gildersleeve