Wood is seeking a Senior CEQA Project Manager to serve as a key member of the Environmental Planning Group. In this role, you will manage preparation of CEQA documents for municipal customers in the central coast and Southern California. You will initially be responsible for managing small to medium projects and teams under group leadership direction and review, then grow into more complex planning and environmental impact assessment projects. You will directly interact with agency customers, provide technical direction and editing of environmental impact analyses, and manage and mentor technical teams to complete projects within budget and schedule expectations. You will facilitate project meetings, hearings, and workshops, including some regional travel.
You will also help grow the practice with proposal support and strategic marketing outreach. You will also be a member of a small, collaborative leadership team for a dedicated and hard - working group of environmental planners, technical specialists, and professional writers.
Skills / Qualifications
Solid experience as a deputy project manager and / or project manager for small and medium projects
Solid working knowledge of CEQA and California planning
Exceptional technical writing and editing skills, demonstrated by writing samples
A demonstrated commitment to high quality technical analysis and critical thinking in the environmental review process
A tenacious interest in business development with new and existing clients, including experience and / or interest in writing proposals
Initiative and confidence working in a collaborative and communicative team
Leadership qualities, including interest in mentoring junior staff
Ability to maintain client and team relationships and identify risks / liabilities early and often
A BS / BA with at least 7 years of experience of environment planning, natural resources, or related field; or a master’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience
Preferably, experience working with public and private clients in a private consulting firm and / or local agency work experience
Diversity Statement (EEO)
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes 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, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 2020-73859
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