Entry Level Environmental Planning Specialist

San Diego County, California, US
Jul 27, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Recreation Planning
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an Entry Level Environmental Planning Specialist to work in either or Santa Barbara, CA or San Diego, CA offices. This individual will work with senior managers to assist with environmental planning projects, expand existing and new client relationships, and contribute to Wood's capacity in the environmental and engineering marketplace. Wood has an exciting mix of land use and recreation planning projects as well as environmental planning projects that offer entry level analysts the opportunity for broad exposure to diverse projects and opportunities for career advancement.

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee's enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career. We offer a varied and interesting diversity of clients and projects. We'd love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working, dedicated and collaborative professionals. Our ideal candidate is seeking challenging work and is committed to quality.

Key Responsibilities

Will work under a Senior Program Manager and work directly with project managers throughout California
Primary responsibilities will include preparing analyses of environmental issues in the context of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permitting, local planning documents, etc.

Skills / Qualifications

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Environmental Science, Land Use Planning, Natural Resources Management or related field
1 - 3 years of work or internship experience, including preparing written documents such as authoring / developing resource descriptions, impacts analyses, etc.
Writing and research skills are a key skills for this opportunity
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate effective organizational skills
Working knowledge of environmental/engineering principles and standards
Ability to work independently
Familiarity with environmental issues and general familiarity with NEPA and CEQA preferred
Proficiency with MS Office: Excel and Word, in particular
Bilingual English/Spanish skills are a plus
Must pass drug screen and background check

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.