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Sacramento, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America
JOB #R2302201

Environmental Planner

Environmental Planner/Analyst

Northern California

Job Description

We are the Environment & Planning Division of ICF. 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.  If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF ( and consider applying to join our team.      

To support our growth in Northern California, we are seeking an Environmental Planner to contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. The primary duties are to prepare environmental impact analyses for a wide range of projects including land use development, transportation, infrastructure, water, and energy. The position includes conducting research and coordinating with public and private clients, engineering partners, technical sub consultants, and regulatory/resource agencies to prepare the analyses. The role includes working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and supporting project directors, project managers, and deputy project managers (based on the size and complexity of the project).

Key Responsibilities

  • Gather data, conduct research, and proficiently write impact assessments for various environmental topics (i.e., chapters in CEQA/NEPA documents).

  • Assist with preparation of documents, reports, presentations, technical memoranda, public notices, forms, and other work products.

  • Assist with public outreach activities, including presenting, as well as implementing communication strategies.

  • Strictly adhere to professional standards, including but not limited to demonstrated consistency and reliability, timeliness in meeting project deadlines, communicate clearly and concisely, and work responsibly – on a team or independently.

  • Provide support to key sector clients, including interest and availability to function as on-site client staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental studies, urban planning, or related field

  • 2+ years of professional experience in a consulting or public agency environment, working with county, city, or planning/transportation/regulatory agencies in California, or Master’s degree in environmental studies, urban planning, or related field.

Additional Skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of CEQA, NEPA, and other environmental principles.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

  • Commitment to producing quality work within established budgets and schedules.

  • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude.

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

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

ICF is a global advisory and technology services provider, but we’re not your typical consultants. We combine unmatched expertise with cutting-edge technology to help clients solve their most complex challenges, navigate change, and shape the future. We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion

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, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, 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:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$64,372.00 - $109,432.00

Sacramento, CA (CA82)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants.

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