Climate Resilience and Adaptation Planner

  • LimnoTech
  • USA
  • Sep 30, 2021
Climate Change/ Resiliency Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Come Work With Us

Be Exceptional. Deliver Excellence. Make A Difference.

LimnoTech is a leading environmental engineering firm with clients who face water-related problems that are more challenging and costly than ever before. It is our job to help our clients make decisions based on the best available science and real-world constraints.

Are you ready to join a team of smart, talented people who are motivated every day to deliver excellence and make a difference for our clients, our partners, and the environment?

LimnoTech seeks an experienced professional to advance our practice in resiliency planning and sustainable community development. The ideal candidate will have 10-15 years of experience in risk and resiliency planning, climate change adaptation strategy development, and disaster response and recovery planning. International experience is a plus. The candidate may support projects in multiple service areas where risk characterization, resiliency and sustainability planning is relevant, including our federal, municipal, and corporate water stewardship sectors. 

Position Responsibilities            

Provide oversight, leadership, and management of a portfolio of projects related to risk and resiliency planning, including:

  • Community resilience planning
  • Climate adaptation strategy development
  • Government advising on climate policy
  • Municipal client resiliency planning
  • Engineering with nature (EWN) planning and design
  • Environmental and social justice integration
  • Post-disaster recovery
  • Stakeholder engagement and coordination

Perform technical and strategic project work in the above and other areas.

Support business development in LimnoTech's growing risk and resiliency practice area

  • Identify leads and develop proposals, scopes, and budgets
  • Support vision for continued growth in practice area

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Design, Planning, Architecture or related discipline from an accredited university program is required. A cross-disciplinary degree with added focus in liberal arts, business and/or sustainability would be valuable.
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in consulting, design, corporate or research fields.
  • Project management experience
  • Proposal development experience
  • Strong technical skills in assessment and planning of Nature-Based Solutions and Natural and Nature-Based Features.
  • Technical familiarity with climate change adaptation and resiliency planning.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement and community development.
  • Ability to integrate planning elements such as social justice, housing, transportation, green infrastructure, sustainability, and resiliency into plans and designs.
  • Strong communications skills (verbal, written), effective at synthesis and communication of technical information to a broad audience.
  • Interest in business development and an established network of professional contacts in resiliency planning.

LimnoTech rewards high achievement within a supportive working community. Individual achievement is rewarded through a unique merit review process based on recommendations from colleagues at all levels of the company, plus positive feedback from clients. This system drives pay increases and opportunities for increased project and corporate responsibility. In addition to highly competitive compensation, LimnoTech offers an outstanding benefits package, including medical, dental and disability coverage; 401k savings; flexible benefits program; employee stock ownership program; medical leave; and more.

Our collegial environment and flat management structure aren’t for everyone; there is no formal “corporate ladder” to climb.  Instead, we offer each employee the opportunity to chart their own paths to success, and provide the tools and guidance to do that. 


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LimnoTech is an employee-owned (ESOP), affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer.

We value a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace at LimnoTech. We believe that collaboration between diverse individuals with different perspectives and a unity of purpose will strengthen our company culture and yield innovative solutions for our clients. Therefore, we will intentionally increase awareness, foster dialogue, and seek continuous improvement in diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our company systems and practices. LimnoTech welcomes all qualified candidates for a diverse work force, and we are committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. Employees are hired and promoted based strictly and solely on their competence to perform the work, without regard to age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation regarding gender preference, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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