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.
- 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
- 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).
- 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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