Environmental Planner

  • ICF International
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Nov 01, 2018
Full time Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Description

The primary duties of the Associate Environmental Planner are to assist with project/program coordination and impact analyses for land use development, transportation/transit, infrastructure, energy and water projects. At minimum, the position includes conducting research, preparation of technical documents & deliverables, and coordination with internal staff (management, planning, and technical) as well as external clients and public/private agencies. This role includes working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and supporting multiple project managers, in different offices, on a variety of project types. In particular, relevant work and educational experience in the planning/land use and/or transportation/transit sectors would be most relevant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct research; write proficiently; and manage multiple project schedules with competing deadlines and budget constraints.
  • Assist with preparation of documents, reports, presentations, technical memoranda, public notices, forms, and other work products.
  • Strictly adhere to professional standards, including but not limited to: demonstrated consistency and reliability, timeliness in meeting project deadlines, communicate clearly and concisely, and work responsibly – on a team or independently.
  • Assist with public outreach activities, including presenting, as well as implementing communication strategies and providing technical support for website and social media updates
  • Manage multiple meetings with a variety of stakeholders
  • Prepare agendas and staff reports
  • Represent ICF to key sector clients in a professional manner at all times

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in urban planning, transportation/transit planning, environmental studies, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of professional work related experience.
  • Experience preparing environmental analyses for CEQA/NEPA documents, particularly land use development and transportation/transit projects.
  • Knowledge and understanding of environmental planning and other environmental principles.
  • Experience working under the direction of transportation/transit agencies, state/county/city planning agencies, or regulatory agencies in the State of California.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to take direction, and willingness to learn.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including attention to detail.
  • Commitment to producing quality work within established budgets and schedules.
  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to exercise tact and courtesy in working with internal staff and external clients, members of the general public, and government officials.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Experience within an environmental consulting setting.
  • Work experience and familiarity with planning projects/programs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Business development experience OR willingness to learn.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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