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Mid-Level Environmental Planner

Bellevue, Washington, US
Closing date
Sep 19, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The Jacobs Northwest Environmental Science and Planning practice is looking for Mid-Level Environmental Planners to join the team.

In this role you'll support our transportation, water, utility, and energy sector work by assisting in environmental permitting and planning processes in accordance with federal, State, and local regulations. The ideal candidate can support a diverse public and private client base by applying planning techniques, preparing environmental documentation, determining permitting needs, compiling permit applications, and is able to engage internal and external partners and the public in these processes.

You'll use your skills and experience to assist others in ensuring regulatory compliance and completing permitting and documentation at the Federal, state, and local levels in primarily Washington State but working on projects in other states is possible, including: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and document preparation; State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) analysis and document preparation; aquatic and upland permitting; local Growth Management Act (GMA) and comprehensive planning processes, and critical areas reporting.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $65,700 to $114,900 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position. For "remote" positions, salary to be offered is geographic dependent.

Here's What You'll Need:
  • BA, BS or higher is required. A degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Planning, Environmental Sciences or Natural Resources (e.g. Environmental Studies, geography, biology, ecology) is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience as a planner, scientist, or science-based technician; or similar position (a Master's degree may count as 1 year of experience; internships and related technical assignments may be considered for the required experience.)
  • Familiarity with NEPA, SEPA, GMA and an understanding of Clean Water Act, Shoreline Management Act, and Washington State Hydraulic Rules.
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills.
  • Must be able to be available for occasional meetings during typical West Coast business hours.

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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