Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R1904927

Senior Environmental Planner

Senior Environmental Planner

Fairfax, VA or Wash DC

ICF is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner to support our Fairfax, Virginia office.  Our Fairfax office prepares Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments for complex and often controversial projects nationwide and abroad, including energy, transportation, and other infrastructure projects and regulatory programs. We manage environmental review processes that include consultation with regulatory agencies; public involvement; analysis of environmental, cultural, safety, socio-economic, and other impacts, and specification of measures to mitigate adverse impacts.  Our clients include numerous federal, state, and international agencies and private companies.

Job Description

The Senior Environmental Planner will be responsible for planning and completing major project tasks related to the development and delivery of accurate, timely, and high quality products and services.  A Senior Environmental Planner works on multiple projects, interacts with all levels of staff, and will apply their academic and past work experience knowledge to a wide variety of complex projects. Successful applicants will work directly with clients and senior staff, as well as internal and external experts in their field of expertise. This position trains, develops and may direct the work of junior staff.


  • Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in natural or physical science, public policy, economics, environmental management, or related subjects.
  • 8 to 15 years of environmental consulting project management experience (for government or private sector clients).
  • Experience with NEPA and environmental permitting.
  • Experience with developing and maintaining project schedules, budgets and experience writing proposals.
  • Must be US Citizen.

Professional Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) and any project specific software programs.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including ability to prioritize and multi-task under strict deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability succeed with new and challenging tasks.
  • Builds knowledge of the business and applies understanding of ICF markets and capabilities to day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Sets challenging and measurable and sustainable goals in collaboration with manager(s).
  • Identifies and meets the needs of clients within established guidelines.
  • Understands task expectations and how tasks fit in the overall project.
  • Works collaboratively with project team and client to achieve established goals.
  • Organizes written work in a manner that is clear, easy to follow, and tailored for the intended audience.

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 www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

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 icfcareercenter@icf.com 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.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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