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SUMMARY The Senior Environmental Planner is a position in the environmental planning division. The senior environmental planner works under the direction of the director of environmental planning staff and performs professional environmental duties and assignments.
Serves as a Project Manager on project and proposal pursuits.
Ensure requirements of CEQA are met by completing analysis and documentation within specific guidelines.
Responsible for the preparation, organization and production of CEQA documents.
Incorporate sub-consultant reports and personal research and knowledge into appropriate sections of environmental documents.
Communicate with various jurisdictions, agencies and sub-consultants to collect and verify information.
Conduct field studies and land use surveys.
Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated capabilities with written and verbal business English, spelling, grammar and vocabulary.
Keen attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task on assignments and to be flexible with the range of assignments.
Perform a wide range of duties to help fulfill the environmental services group’s growth and development. This may require contributions and roles on proposals, administrative and production assignments.
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Geography, Planning or related field (or in process).
Minimum 2 years of professional experience with a government agency or firm in a field related to environmental analysis and reporting.
Understanding of the principles and practices of the environmental consulting industry, including CEQA and applicable processing requirements.
Technical competence and understanding of the one or more environmental specialties, such as land use, socioeconomics, earth resources, hydrology, air, noise, etc. This would include a general awareness of Appendix G of the CEQA Guidelines.
Background and understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
WORKING CONDITIONS Work independently or in a team environment.
General office environment.
On as needed basis working from home or at a client office location is required.
Regularly requires working in sitting position with computer for extended periods.
Ability to travel to client jobsites.