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Principal Urban and Environmental Planner

Company: Society for Conservation Biology
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. Were a place to apply your passion and collaborate with industry leading urban and environmental planners supporting work thats critical to our clients and the communities they support. Be a part of our close-knit team supporting Golden State Growth on exciting projects.

Stantec seeks a highly motivated Principal level Urban and/or Environmental Planner to join us in our Bay Area locations (Sacramento, Redding, Rocklin, Walnut Creek, San Francisco, San Jose, Chico, and Nevada City). We are looking for a team member with 10 to 15 years of experience, who has experience working within a local government or with a local government in a consulting capacity. The position will support and lead various public and private sector planning projects including policy, entitlements, CEQA documentation, regulatory and design projects. Typical projects include Mixed Use, Transit Oriented Developments, affordable housing, Policy Planning Specific Plans, land use regulations, design guidelines and community outreach. The ideal candidate would have experience in leading a variety of analyses and evaluations related to Californias planning and entitlement process on a wide range of development and planning projects throughout Northern California. This is a mid to senior level opportunity in our ever-growing team of professionals focusing urban and environmental planning in California. This opportunity places a high value on collaboration, delivery, leadership, and desire to grow. We are looking for a professional consultant with a strong working knowledge of Urban Planning concepts and policies, compliance regulations, environmental permitting, and land use and zoning issues.

Your Key Responsibilities

Identifying and developing new opportunities, preparing effective proposals, and actively developing new business with new and existing clients.

Prepares materials in support of general plans, master plans, specific plans, community plans, zoning updates, housing elements, grant applications, corridor plans, and other regulatory and policy planning projects

Manages planning projects, including budgeting, staffing, and timelines

Prepares materials in support of general plans, master plans, specific plans, community plans, zoning updates, housing elements, grant applications, corridor plans, and other regulatory and policy planning projects

Manages planning projects, including budgeting, staffing, and timelines

Preparing CEQA/NEPA and other planning/environmental documents

Working with a multi-disciplinary team

Active involvement in planning/environmental professional organizations such as AEP or APA

Collaborates with other leaders to proactively engage clients and develop new opportunities, as well as identifying opportunities to serve our clients through our many on-call contracts for planning services throughout California


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Relevant recent experience in an Urban Planning or Policy Planning role specifically including Policy Planning, General Plans and Specific Plans.

Experience working with public agencies, private development companies and/or law firms

Familiarity with California planning practices, laws, and requirements

Strong research, analysis, and reporting abilities.

Focused on detail-orientation skills and capable of managing large data sets.

Are self-starting, team-oriented professional with excellent written and communication skills that can manage multi-disciplinary teams comprised of internal staff and subcontractors.

Should be familiar with review and analysis of scientific data, maps, and drawings.

Experience with permitting and CEQA and NEPA.

Provide support in managing task orders/projects and delivering high quality work products to Stantecs multi-disciplinary project teams.

Education and Experience

10- 15 years of experience performing environmental planning and permitting work

Bachelors Degree in urban planning, regional planning, city planning, public policy, government administration, environmental studies, natural resource management or related field

AICP, CEP, or advanced degree a plus

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento

Other Locations : United States-California-Chico, United States-California-San Jose, United States-California-Rocklin, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-California-Redding

Organization : BC-2042 Community Development-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Aug 19, 2022, 8:58:40 AM

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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Keywords: Society for Conservation Biology, San Jose , Principal Urban and Environmental Planner, Other , San Jose, California

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