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Sacramento, California, United States of America
JOB #R1901843

Environmental Specialist

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is seeking an Environmental Planner for Sacramento, California. Work in support of the State Environmental Planner to: - In support of activated task forces, perform environmental planning, research, and analysis to resolve issues and identify key considerations (i.e., vegetative debris, water systems) - Assist in conducting and preparing environmental studies - Prepare reports and documents including policy analyses, and environmental impact statements and assessments - Develop training - Advise and/or support appeals - Excellent understanding of NEPA, CEQA, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Endangered Species Act (ESA) - Ability to interact with FEMA and SHIPO.


•Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental studies, planning, or related field
•5+ years of project management and/or professional related experience in a consulting environment
•Advanced knowledge and understanding of NEPA, CEQA, and other environmental regulations
•Extensive experience with projects in California•Experience working in a team setting with engineers,, planners, and scientists to advise clients in implementing their projects

Professional Skills and Attributes

•Excellent spoken and written communication skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills 
•Strong environmental and business ethics, and a leadership style that instills these values in project teams
•Experience preparing competitive proposals and presenting to clients at interviews
•Excellent organization, schedule, and budget management skills
•Strong work ethic with a positive attitude and commitment to producing quality work
•Philosophy of objective science being the foundation for planning, decision-making, and formulation of policy
•General approach to the job as a mentor and model for project team leadership
•Ability to harmonize the needs of the client and of ICF as the primary interface of that business relationship
•Manage for the success of both individual projects and the long-term portfolio of many individual projects for a client
•Interest in serving as an instructor in ICF’s internal and external environmental education programs
•Interpret agency policy and position on key projects and issues to help position ICF for future opportunities
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)•Proficiency with project financial applications (such as Deltek Vision)

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Sacramento, CA (CA56)


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