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Environmental Planner

Environmental Planner

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US-CA-San Francisco
US-CA-Walnut Creek
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Environmental Services

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Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.


Stantec is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our Impact Assessment, Permitting, and Compliance Practice in Northern California. The position is to be based out of our San Francisco, Petaluma, Walnut Creek, or Sacramento Office. Stantec offers flexible work locations, flexible work hours and a robust compensation and benefit package.

Your Duties

As a Planner, you will provide environmental and land use planning knowledge to help with public and private projects including renewable power permitting, siting and licensing of other energy production and transmission projects, environmental impact analysis support, biological and cultural assessment support, CEQA/NEPA support, municipal zoning ordinance review and land use planning for environmental projects. Experience with the review of development applications, familiarity with building permits, and general understanding of local municipal planning is desired.


As an Environmental Planner, you will contribute to multi-disciplinary project teams in all phases of the execution and delivery of siting and licensing projects.

This position requires strong skills as a self-starter, with ability to participate on multiple projects simultaneously.  This role will also include support to project management teams on dynamic projects.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Basic Qualifications:

Education:  BA/BS degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Land Use Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or a related field.

Years of Experience: 0 to 5 years


Primary Skills:

  • Strong research, analysis and reporting abilities.
  • Are self-starting, team-oriented professional with excellent written and communication skills.
  • Should be familiar with review and analysis of scientific data, maps, and drawings.
  • Familiarity and experience with CEQA/NEPA.
  • Provide support in delivering high quality work products to Stantec’s multi-disciplinary project teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education:  Masters degree in Urban, Regional or Environmental Land Use Planning, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies or a related field
Years of Experience: 3 years

Primary Skills:

  • CEQA experience a plus.
  • NEPA experience a plus.
  • CPUC experience a plus.
  • CEC experience a plus.
  • Ability to identify opportunities and build relationships with clients.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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