Environmental Planner

Los Angeles, CA

Environmental Planner - ( 2300038E )


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Your Opportunity

Stantec's Southern California offices (Thousand Oaks, San Bernardino, Pasadena, Bakersfield) are hiring an Associate Level environmental professional (environmental scientist or planner) to work with our Assessment, Permitting and Compliance Team. The Associate Environmental Scientist or Planner will provide support to all stages of a project’s lifecycle including approval requirements, construction support, and post-construction support.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously as the client’s representative. Adherence to the approved scope, budget and schedule are imperative.

  • Conduct desktop research, impact analyses, and prepare technical documentation.

  • Assist with the preparation of environmental compliance documents (California Environmental Quality Act/ National Environmental Policy Act [CEQA/ NEPA]).

  • Assist with preparation of various environmental constraints analyses, land use entitlement reviews, as well as environmental plans and strategies required for construction and planning projects.

  • Support the environmental permit application process with various federal, state, and local agencies.

  • Contribute to business development activities, including proposals (budget development and proposal writing) and relationship building with existing and prospective clients.

  • Oversight of staff during work execution and/or field programs.

  • Complete quality review of staff prepared deliverables (e.g., technical reports).

  • Other duties as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Solid understanding of federal and state regulations (CEQA/ NEPA) and permitting requirements; experience developing more complex technical documentation or permitting assignments (e.g., multi-agency jurisdictions) is an asset.

  • Experience reviewing and analyzing local (County, City) municipal codes, General Plans, and zoning ordinances to determine permitting strategy for a variety of projects.

  • Project management experience with strong attention to detail.

  • Strong technical writing, interpersonal, and communication skills required.

  • Should be personable, motivated, and a self-starter capable of working both individually and as part of team.

  • Ability to analyze information and data and develop appropriate conclusions, as required.

  • Ability to creatively problem-solve and communicate.

  • Ability for periodic travel necessary to support field surveys and/or project meetings.

  • Highly proficient with MS Office suite.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in Arts or Environmental Sciences, Biology, Natural Resources, or Geology.

  • Minimum 5 years’ related experience.

Office environment with prolonged sitting and computer work, or combination of office and field.

Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • CA Other Areas $88,000 - CA Other Areas $146,200 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-California-Los Angeles

Other Locations : United States-California-Pasadena, United States-California-Bakersfield, United States-California-Thousand Oaks, United States-California-Santa Maria, United States-California-Santa Barbara, United States-California-San Bernardino

Organization : BC-1858 EnvSvcs-US West S California

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 27, 2024, 2:41:38 PM

Req ID: 2300038E

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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