Wood is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our Environmental Planning Team in California. Work will focus on preparation, organization and delivery of documentation compliant with both the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a variety of project scopes and clients. The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of CEQA/NEPA consulting experience and be comfortable preparing technical analyses of CEQA- and NEPA-compliant documents (IS/MNDs, EIRs, EAs, EISs, etc.); preparing and adhering to scopes, schedules, and budgets under the supervision of a project manager; and communicating with team members. This position will work closely to support the environmental planning and permitting team Santa Barbara while collaborating on projects and with technical staff throughout California.
The successful candidate will report to environmental planning and permitting leadership in Santa Barbara while working closely with staff throughout California. Primary responsibilities will include preparing analyses of environmental issues in the context of NEPA and CEQA compliance, Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 and 401 compliance, regional planning documents, municipal codes, and local plans. The position will also include some assistance with proposal preparation. Opportunities for advancement are open for highly motivated and capable candidates. Participation in professional organizations and pursuit of job-related trainings is encouraged.
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.
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