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Associate Environmental Planner

Jacobs • Oakland, CA
4 days ago

Jacobs environmental planning staff are part of a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.  The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs. We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

At Jacobs, you’ll work for a company that strives to provide opportunities for employees to learn, grow, and thrive. When it comes to environmental consulting, you will be a part of a company that is focused on a solutions-based approach to helping our clients and the environment through identification of sustainable practices that will benefit both.

As an Associate Environmental Planner based in Oakland, California you’ll have the opportunity to work on local projects as well as projects throughout the US and abroad. Our “Future of Work” approach will offer you the opportunity to spend time working both in the office and time working from home.  We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living, so explore us!

Jacobs environmental planners do a wide variety of work. You’ll use and increase your knowledge of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental regulations to prepare environmental documentation for our clients.  You’ll lead analysis of project alternatives, environmental site assessments, permitting, and assisting with public involvement.

You’ll work with highly skilled and experienced members of our team as well as established clients that will provide you with the opportunity to continue to grow your professional network and your career. We have a strong commitment and culture of mentoring staff as well as senior level experts that really want to help you succeed and grow your career.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Cultural Resources, or a related field 
  • Proficiency preparing CEQA and NEPA analysis and documentation
  • Additional specific experience in/related to environmental (or other) planning, natural resources, permitting, or other related fields
  • Ability to foster relationships with large project teams, client, client’s contractors and regulatory agency staff.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have: 

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental (or other) Planning or related field
  • Experience with GIS