Environmental Planner

5 - 7 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18
Markham, ON
5 - 7 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18

Are you an environmental planner with experience in environmental assessments in Ontario? Do you have experience in delivering environmental components of multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects under various Environmental Assessment processes? If so, we are seeking an Environmental Planner (intermediate level) to support Parsons Infrastructure business.   The Environmental Planner’s key responsibilities include: 

  • Act as Environmental Planner on Environmental Assessment (EA) projects (MTO, Municipal and Transit projects),
  • Prepare proposals for MTO and municipal pursuits
  • Provide environmental guidance and advice to internal stakeholders on projects
  • Coordinate with internal and external technical service areas, discipline leads and technical staff, on technical studies and preparation of environmental assessment documentation
  • Prepare plans, reports, and documents
  • Coordinate environmental input with sub-consultants; liaise with clients, sub-contractors, regulatory agencies
  • Coordinate and participate in public consultation and stakeholder engagement, including consultation with Indigenous Communities
  • Assist environmental field staff in completing environmental inventories, as required

   Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Degree in geography, environmental studies, environmental science, planning or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in environmental planning
  • Demonstrated experience in key market sectors (Transportation, Transit, Municipal Infrastructure)
  • Experience in Environmental Assessment including MTO Class EA, Municipal Class EA, Transit Project Assessment Process, Canadian Environmental Assessment Act
  • Experience in the Ontario market with a focus on infrastructure projects (local/regional municipalities, MTO, Metrolinx, TTC)
  • Experience with regulatory agencies and key stakeholders (MNRF, MOECC, Conservation Authorities, Transport Canada, Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada); experience with Indigenous Community consultation/engagement an asset
  • Strong technical, management, writing and presentation skills
  • Environmental Professional (EP), Registered Professional Planner (RPP), and/or Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) professional designation (or eligibility) preferred
  • Thorough understanding of local, provincial and federal environmental policies, legislation and applicable law
  • Office location: Markham, Mississauga, London, Niagara Falls, Kitchener


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