Staff Environmental Planner

Chambers Group, Inc.
San Diego County, California, US
May 02, 2021
May 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description
LOCATIONS: Santa Ana, Glendale, San Diego

Chambers Group, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm headquartered in Santa Ana, CA. Chambers Group provides environmental planning, regulatory permitting, technical studies for biological and cultural resources, and construction mitigation monitoring. We want the best and brightest to join our team - individuals with talent, passion, and commitment who bring new ideas, creativity, and energy. You will find variety, challenges, and growth opportunities. We invite you to discover the potential career opportunities available to you at Chambers Group with the current open position. For more information please visit

We have an immediate need for a Staff Environmental Planner, with 5 - 10 years of experience in environmental consulting projects and preparing and managing NEPA and CEQA documents.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manages smaller projects (IS/MNDs, simple EIRs, CE's, technical studies). Focus on renewable energy projects preferred.
  • Demonstrates basic experience providing guidance to clients and team members with federal and state regulations, including CEQA/NEPA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and Endangered Species acts.
  • Develops proposals; serves as proposal manager; manages the preparation of proposals for smaller projects, including the development of budgets and schedules.
  • Acts as Project Manager to define and oversee work plan for projects under his/her supervision and Assistant Project Manager on larger/more complex projects.
  • Coordinates project tasks to meet cost and schedule objectives and are responsible for project performance to meet client and company objectives.
  • Serves as technical lead on designated projects.
  • Provides input to Manager/Director to assure the proper utilization and scheduling of staff and advises of project status.
  • Responsible for new bookings with existing clients

Desired skill and Expertise:
  • Demonstrates initiative, independent thinking, and good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, and exemplary work habits, especially related to safety, common sense, punctuality, and adaptability.
  • Implements project health and safety standards.
  • Contributes to Department and Company Objectives and Key Results.
  • Computer/technology skills, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize critical thinking; a flexible approach to problem-solving; excellent interpersonal communication (oral and written), planning, and organizational skills; problem-solving; research capabilities, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated public speaking/presentation skills preferred.
  • Assists with quality control.

Education and Experience:
  • 5 - 10 years of experience in technical discipline required.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree - in Environmental Planning, Environmental Studies, Geography or a closely related field,ยท advanced degree may substitute for years of experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of environmental laws and regulations such as NEPA and CEQA.
  • Professional association membership participation preferred.

The position is full-time. The company provides excellent benefits and opportunities for growth.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Plans (HMO, PPO), Dental, & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
  • Vacation & Sick Time, Holidays
  • 401K
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefit Options

Please reply to immediately with your resume and cover letter.

Chambers Group Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity employer and we value inclusion and diversity. EOE-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Chambers Group Inc. will make employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner.
Company DescriptionChambers Group, Inc. is an employee owned environmental consulting firm located in Southern California. We deliver scientific objectivity, environmental expertise, and defensible technical documentation that assist clients in meeting compliance requirements of federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.

Something interesting is always going on at Chambers Group and you can be part of it. We want the best and brightest to join our team - people with talent, passion, and commitment who bring new ideas, creativity, and energy. You will find variety, challenges, growth opportunities, and a chance to shine. The dynamic environment at Chambers Group is based on fast growth which will challenge you to raise the bar. A diverse workplace enables us to attract the best talent and foster innovation. We invite you to visit for more information.

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