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Senior Environmental Planners
LSA / Irvine
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
LSA is seeking Senior Environmental Planners with 5 or more years of professional experience for our Irvine office. As a Senior Environmental Planner and Project Manager, this candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues and clients to oversee preparation of technical reports and environmental documentation, primarily in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (e.g., Initial Studies and Environmental Impact Reports), for both public and private projects. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent writing, presentation, interpersonal, and time management skills, in addition to an active interest in planning issues and environmental review. The successful candidate will also be expected to prepare proposals and to engage in business development activities.
LSA is a diversified environmental and transportation firm with California offices in Carlsbad, Clovis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Point Richmond, Riverside, Roseville, and San Luis Obispo. The staff at LSA includes experts in environmental analysis, biological resources, cultural resources, paleontological resources, transportation/mobility planning and engineering, geographic information systems (GIS), air quality/climate change, noise, water quality, land use/resource management, sustainability, and general services administration (GSA). LSA has developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.
LSA’s greatest asset is its employee ownership. LSA offers excellent compensation and benefits, including competitive pay; medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, long-term care, group life and AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k and company safe harbor match). Additional incentives include a bonus program, engaging wellness program, and flexible work arrangements. LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
Required Experience / Skills / Education
- Minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible experience with the preparation of documents that comply with CEQA and/or NEPA, as well as knowledge of other federal, State, and local environmental statutes and regulations
- Experience in a private environmental consulting firm preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, Environmental Planning, or a related field
- Advanced degree preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational, scheduling, and budget management skills
- Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work as a member of a fast-paced team
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Please visit our job portal to apply for this position at: http://lsa.net/careers/openings/