Environmental Coordinator, Wyoming Department of Transportation

Cheyenne, WY

Position Title: Environmental Coordinator

Organization: Wyoming Department of Transportation

Location: Cheyenne, WY

Position Overview: The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is seeking a Natural Resource Analyst (Environmental Coordinator) in Cheyenne, Wyoming. As the Environmental Coordinator, you will be a project manager, responsible for tracking projects, reviewing road design plans, developing, and reviewing environmental documents associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for transportation infrastructure projects.


  • Develops, coordinates, and performs environmental compliance assessment audits/inspects and writes detailed reports
  • Coordinates environmental aspects on numerous highway improvement projects.
  • Leads preparation of NEPA documents to provide full disclosure of actions to the public, state, and Federal agencies
  • Makes independent judgment of compliance through inspections/interpretations of regulations and reports
  • Identifies environmental compliance issues with state and Federal agencies
  • Reviews analyze, evaluates, and interprets technical (biological and physical science) land, water, and/or property data from an environmental perspective
  • Travels to and attends field inspections, meetings, and training
  • Writes detailed inspection reports
  • Makes recommendations with respect to technical data and reports
  • Answers technical questions related to policies, procedures, and statutes
  • Inspects facilities, structures, and permits for environmental compliance, and review engineering plans
  • Conducts and participates in public meetings and resolves complaints brought for by the public or outside agencies
  • Represents WYDOT in meetings with various State, Federal, and private entities
  • Conducts complex analysis of problems using data collected from natural resource specialists and engineers
  • Utilizes databases for record retrieval and storage
  • Establishes and maintains intra and inter-departmental relationships
  • Analyzes complex environmental data and draws conclusions
  • Applies professional judgment in the interpretation of data, formulas, templates, or standards as applied to technical data or information and makes recommendations based on results


  • Bachelor’s (typically in The Sciences)
  • 0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in The Sciences) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Natural Resources Specialist
  • 4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in The Sciences) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Natural Resources Specialist


  • Knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (to include wetland delineation, biological assessments, reclamation, agronomy, historical resources, etc.)
  • Knowledge of NEPA document preparation, such as Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, and Environmental Impact Statements
  • Managing multiple projects ongoing projects
  • Knowledge of environmental state processes and regulations
  • Knowledge of holding and conducting public meetings
  • Ability to read and understand engineering design plans
  • Utilize concise, coherent, and informational writing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suites products

Salary/Pay: $25.07 – $31.34 Hourly

Application Deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply: Please use the online application to view the full job description as well as how to apply.