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San Diego, California, United States of America
JOB #R2103708

Community Engagement Specialist On-Call

On-Call Community Engagement Specialist

San Diego, CA

We are the Environment & Planning Division. We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow.

Job Description

ICF is currently seeking an On-Call Community Engagement Specialist in the San Diego, CA area.  The Community Engagement Specialist would be part of the Environmental and Planning Stakeholder Engagement Practice and the Southern California Line of Business and provide strategic communications, engagement, and outreach support to clients across sectors and across the U.S. with an emphasis in Southern California and transportation.

 What You Will Do

  • Work with clients to develop strategic communication and engagement plans and implement their projects

  • Leverage relationships and knowledge in San Diego to help ICF grow engagement offering in this region

  • Provide leadership to ensure projects are completed to meet clients’ satisfaction.

  • Assist with the development of proposals (i.e., scopes of work and cost estimates) for water, transportation, energy or similar infrastructure projects.

What You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • 7+ years of experience in the communications/engagement/outreach sector

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude

  • Facilitation experience with the willingness to learn

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.

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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

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.

San Diego, CA (CA74)


Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.