CEQA Planner (Environmental Consulting) _ Sacramento, CA
Company: TJG Civil Engineers and Land Planners
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position: CEQA Planner (Environmental Consulting)
Locations: Sacramento, CA or San Francisco Bay Area
Our firm is seeking a highly motivated CEQA Planner to join us in
Sacramento CA and in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are looking for
team members with 12 years of work experience, who have the
intellectual curiosity and proactivity to support a variety of
analyses and evaluations related to the environmental review of a
wide range of development and planning projects throughout Northern
California. This is an entry-level opportunity in our ever-growing
team of professionals focusing on CEQA-related projects. This
opportunity places a high value on collaboration, delivery, and the
desire to learn and grow.
Ideal CEQA Planner Qualifications:
Young professional with a strong desire to grow and advance your
Bachelors degree with major course work in environmental planning,
policy, and/or science; urban planning; geography; or a related
Recent graduate with one to two years of experience conducting
research, analyzing impacts, and writing sections of reports.
Familiarity with the California Environmental Quality Act, similar
state/federal regulations, or resource-related permit applications
is preferred. You possess a basic understanding of regulations,
policies, and principles in topic and location of expertise.
You are an effective team member with excellent oral and writing
skills who works collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary
You are able to assist with preliminary research and the
preparation of written reports, maps, working papers, and client
correspondence. You can prepare draft documents that are clear,
concise, well-written and supported.
CEQA Planner Role and Responsibilities:
Will perform, with regular mentoring and supervision, duties such
as project research, data collection and analysis, report writing,
and support public outreach efforts relating to environmental
review and permitting. Other supporting tasks include
record/reference compilation and maintenance and supporting our
Project Managers with a variety of project-specific administrative
As part of the Northern California Community Development Group,
will make yourself invaluable to multiple project teams focused on
the assessment of plans and projects in urban, suburban, and rural
settings. Depending on the project teams needs, you will conduct
research in specific or general project areas, including such
topics as adopted plans, policies, and regulations, and other
As part of the team, you will interpret land use and environmental
government codes, ordinances, and regulations, and assist with the
review of planning documents.
Will consistently demonstrate your solid writing and attentive
listening skills, contributing to complex environmental reports and
participating in meetings with firm staff and with our clients.
Will thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment and be able to
balance multiple responsibilities and deadlines, while working on a
team or independently.
What We Will Do for You:
Joining our firm means becoming part of a close-knit team of
environmental professionals knowing that you have contributed to
outstanding projects, improved environmental stewardship, and
advanced a more sustainable and resilient future for our
communities and wild places.
We will present the opportunity for you to work on and manage a
variety development related projects, including some of the highest
profile projects in the region, and provide you the chance to
collaborate with coworkers that are recognized as the leading
experts in their fields.
We spend our days helping to keep the environment in balance, and
we want to help keep your life in balance, too by providing
medical, dental & vision insurance (paid at 70% for you AND your
family), a 401(k) plan with company match, a performance bonus
program, an employee stock ownership program, paid vacation, sick
leave, and holidays to name a few.
At every stage in your career, we provide opportunities for
continued growth, development, and recognition. Whether you want to
further your technical expertise, sharpen your business acumen, or
help lead the next generation of employee-owners, we want to
support you in reaching your career goals. We believe these efforts
will not only benefit you, but all firm colleagues and clients.
Specific programs include Tuition Reimbursement, Professional
Development Bonuses, and attendance at Conferences.
Lean More About Our Community Development Team in Northern
Our Community Development team has built a legacy of success
providing environmental compliance, clearance, and advancement;
community planning; sustainable and resilient communities; air
quality and noise; and transportation services. We combine our
firms technical depth in natural resources science and
environmental planning with deep knowledge of local regulatory
practices and procedures, including the most current legislation
and case law, to create value-added, cost-effective, and legally
defensible solutions for our clients.
Our firm is unique in that we have a deep scientific, technical,
and regulatory expertise, which we apply to our planning and
environmental review projects. We keep project approval and
implementation at the forefront, balancing long-term planning,
community attributes, stakeholder objectives, and cost. Our focus
is on comprehensiveness and clarity, and the result is that our
planning, CEQA, and NEPA documents are frequently recognized by
professional organizations with awards for creative approach and
Our recent and ongoing work includes projects for public agencies
such as the cities of Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland,
and Richmond; entities such as San Francisco International Airport
and UCSF; and private sector clients such as the Sacramento Kings,
Google, the Oakland As, and Downtown Sacramento Railyard
MORE ABOUT US:
- 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm delivering work
We plan, design, review, permit, mitigate, and restorefor projects
across our communities, infrastructure systems, open spaces, and
Our scientists, planners, historians, archaeologists, engineers,
designers, and technical specialists provide critical thinking,
in-depth analyses, and are committed follow-through to guide
successful policy development and project planning, and to deliver
enduring multi-objective solutions.
We believe every employee has a unique combination of knowledge,
skills and experience that contributes to our success. We value
diversity and inclusion and celebrate the differences that make
each of us unique. Our culture is built on mutual respect,
recognizing that the collective sum of our individual differences
and life experiences fosters our continued success and achievement,
for our employee-owners and our clients.
We believe that collaborating with colleagues from a variety of
backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives leads to better
solutions and opportunities for everyone. We celebrate the
differencesage, color, physical ability, ethnicity, family or
marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
language, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, and
other characteristicsthat make each of us unique.
HOW TO APPLY:
For immediate and entirely confidential hiring consideration please
email detailed and current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org .
We look forward to speaking with you and providing further details
about our firm, projects, culture, and career advancement
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