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Environmental Planner

Company: Willdan
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Environmental Planner - Los Angeles, CA


Willdan has been a consistent industry leader for 55 years providing all aspects of current and environmental planning, municipal and infrastructure engineering, including building and safety, public works, public financing, grants management/administration, and construction management services.

Willdan Engineering currently has an opening for an Environmental Planner in the Los Angeles Area.

This employment opportunity is open to environmental professionals who wish to serve within the greater Los Angeles County area. Eligible candidates available on a part-time basis are preferred (full-time availability may be considered).


  • Review, prepare (based on complexity) and/or coordinate the preparation of environmental documents in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Conduct desktop research, impact analyses, and reporting primarily in support of CEQA/NEPA documentation and environmental permitting.
  • Coordinate planning, permitting, and impact analysis tasks.
  • Coordinate environmental regulatory compliance processes, including CEQA/NEPA document preparation and permit application development, with adherence to deadlines and budget.
  • Work among a multi-disciplinary team, including Willdan's subject-matter-expert subconsultants, to conduct environmental impact analyses and develop environmental compliance documents.
  • Support the permit application process with various federal and local agencies.
  • Coordinate the completion of GIS analysis and research with a general concept of cartographic design is desirable.
  • Write proposals for environmental documentation work in response to public agencies' Requests for Proposals.
  • Be available to provide city staff augmentation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor's degree, from an accredited college or university, with major course work in environmental studies or a related field;
  • Experience and proficiency in writing and processing CEQA/NEPA documents for Planning and Public Works projects for local or regional agencies (cities, counties, or State agencies);
  • Five or more years in professional-level coordination of environmental documentation;
  • Thorough working knowledge of CEQA, NEPA, and other environmental laws and regulations, project management methods and techniques;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint; and
  • Excellent organizational, oral, written, and analytical skills.

Willdan offers very competitive salaries and a full range of benefits, as well as opportunities for growth through advancement within planning and engineering disciplines, management opportunities, and cross-training in a number of other disciplines. Benefits are available with a minimum 30hr/week modified full-time commitment.

EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

Willdan is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, religion, military service or veteran status, disability, medical condition, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic testing, reproductive status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Willdan does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

Keywords: Willdan, Los Angeles , Environmental Planner, Other , Los Angeles, California

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