LSA Associates

LSA evolved from a small consulting firm formed by Larry Seeman in 1976, then called Larry Seeman Associates. The firm was designed to meet the need for environmental evaluation as a result of the passage of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). By 1984, the year the employee stock ownership plan was initiated, LSA had grown to 25 employees in 2 offices. Now with over 200 full-time employees, LSA has grown into a full-service consulting firm that continues to grow in terms of the markets we serve and the services we provide. - See more at: http://lsa.net/about/#sthash.AiaWYkqj.dpuf LSA evolved from a small consulting firm formed by Larry Seeman in 1976, then called Larry Seeman Associates. The firm was designed to meet the need for environmental evaluation as a result of the passage of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). By 1984, the year the employee stock ownership plan was initiated, LSA had grown to 25 employees in 2 offices. Now with over 200 full-time employees, LSA has grown into a full-service consulting firm that continues to grow in terms of the markets we serve and the services we provide. - See more at: http://lsa.net/about/#sthash.AiaWYkqj.dpuf LSA evolved from a small consulting firm formed by Larry Seeman in 1976, then called Larry Seeman Associates. The firm was designed to meet the need for environmental evaluation as a result of the passage of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). By 1984, the year the employee stock ownership plan was initiated, LSA had grown to 25 employees in 2 offices. Now with over 200 full-time employees, LSA has grown into a full-service consulting firm that continues to grow in terms of the markets we serve and the services we provide. - See more at: http://lsa.net/about/#sthash.AiaWYkqj.dpuf LSA evolved from a small consulting firm formed by Larry Seeman in 1976, then called Larry Seeman Associates. The firm was designed to meet the need for environmental evaluation as a result of the passage of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). By 1984, the year the employee stock ownership plan was initiated, LSA had grown to 25 employees in 2 offices. Now with over 200 full-time employees, LSA has grown into a full-service consulting firm that continues to grow in terms of the markets we serve and the services we provide. - See more at: http://lsa.net/about/#sthash.7Q5lO24d.dpuf LSA evolved from a small consulting firm formed by Larry Seeman in 1976, then called Larry Seeman Associates. The firm was designed to meet the need for environmental evaluation as a result of the passage of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). By 1984, the year the employee stock ownership plan was initiated, LSA had grown to 25 employees in 2 offices. Now with over 200 full-time employees, LSA has grown into a full-service consulting firm that continues to grow in terms of the markets we serve and the services we provide. - See more at: http://lsa.net/about/#sthash.7Q5lO24d.dpuf
LSA Associates Roseville, CA
Jan 28, 2018
Full time
DESCRIPTION LSA’s Southern California Offices are seeking a Senior Greenhouse Gas/Climate Change Specialist. Climate action planning experience and climate change analysis experience is required. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent writing, presentation, interpersonal, and time management skills, in addition to an active interest in climate change issues and environmental review. The successful candidate will manage and prepare climate action planning work including GHG inventories, assist the Group Manager in leading and mentoring staff working on climate action plans and related projects, provide direction to junior staff related to the calculation and analysis of greenhouse gas emissions, and meet with clients to review needs and develop strategies for fulfilling those needs. The successful candidate may be located at any of LSA’s Southern California offices (Irvine, Riverside, or Carlsbad), as well as LSA's Roseville, Point Richmond, or Fresno offices. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Special Skills Candidates should know climate action plans and their relationships to General Plans, CEQA, and the development review process. Candidates should also have knowledge of specific grants that target climate action planning and sustainability, and have the ability to lead stakeholder meetings and guide groups in constructive discussions concerning projects. Candidates must have the ability to prepare GHG inventories using established protocols. The successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience working with local government with a focus on climate action planning and/or sustainability projects within that jurisdiction. In addition, the following skills are highly desirable: · Ability to assist the group manager with business development and proposals; · Ability to assist in the development of new climate action planning tools to use in our practice; · Ability to assist in drafting climate change protocols for the State of California (or other states); · Ability to perform greenhouse gas technical analyses in support of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation for various public and private projects; and · Ability to prepare greenhouse gas sections of complex NEPA and CEQA documents, including but not limited to environmental impact statements/reports, environmental assessments, and mitigated negative declarations is desired. Education and Experience A B.S./B.A. or M.S. in Planning, Environmental Science, or similar disciplines; an M.S. or graduate level coursework is preferred. This level may be achieved with a minimum of seven years' experience since Bachelor’s degree, or six years’ experience with Master’s degree; a typical incumbent has eight to 10 years' experience. The ideal experience is in climate action and sustainability planning. General planning experience will be accepted as long as a portion of the experience included a Climate Action Plan (CAP), or sustainability planning. Climate action planning experience and climate change analysis experience is required.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
LSA Associates San Luis Obispo, CA
Jan 28, 2018
DESCRIPTION LSA is seeking a senior level biologist for its San Luis Obispo office. This is a project manager level position. The candidate should have experience managing projects, including conducting meetings with clients and regulatory agencies, coordinating reviews with technical staff, scoping projects for the appropriate level of services needed, budget control, maintaining schedules, managing subconsultants, and conducting quality control. The appropriate candidate will be expected to develop new work as well as oversee existing work and biological staff. POSITION REQUIREMENTS A bachelor’s degree or higher in natural or physical sciences is required. Candidates should have at least 5 years of experience, with a strong and proven foundation in Central Coast region biological resources and impact assessments. Specific areas of expertise should include surveying and impact assessment of proposed projects on local wildlife species and plant communities, sensitive/listed species and their habitats (e.g., California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, San Joaquin kit fox, Morro shoulder-band snail, fairy shrimp, and steelhead), and familiarity with all applicable State and federal regulations pertaining to biological resources (e.g., Section 404, 401, and 1602). Possession of permits for handling and capturing listed species is also desirable. The candidate must have expertise in conducting wetlands delineations, resource agency permitting, mitigation plan development, preparation of biological reports, and preparation of biological sections for CEQA and NEPA documents. Strong emphasis is placed on previous technical experience, quality of work, and the ability to manage project budgets and schedules. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. Salary is commensurate with experience. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com