Environmental Planner

  • Anchorage, Alaska, USA
  • Mar 30, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Environmental Planner for immediate employment for the Anchorage, AK office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Analyze environmental impacts from project activities and develop written descriptions of impacts for environmental documents, with specific focus on recreation, socioeconomics, environmental justice, transportation, or other social science resource areas

  • Coordinate with GIS on spatial aspects of environmental planning documents, presentations, outreach, or video deliverables

  • Assist on a variety of environmental studies for land use planning and infrastructure projects including oil and gas, mining, power, water, transportation, and development-related projects in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

  • Support environmental planning practice on proposals by researching requirements and assessing efforts required for permitting

  • Plan public meetings and other public outreach and engagement tasks, including travel logistics, project newsletters, notices, public announcements, and related materials

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences or related field

  • 5+ years' experience successfully supporting environmental impact analysis documents and associated technical studies

  • Experience preparing environmental documents associated with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) specifically

  • Understanding of the environmental regulatory framework for Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, including applicable state and federal laws

  • Strong research and analytical abilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the editing, oversight or preparation of technical reports

  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background working with federal government agencies, particularly US Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Land Management, or US Forest Service on environmental documents and permits

  • Familiarity with public outreach processes

  • Experience interacting with state and local regulatory agency representatives in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

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