Environmental Planner

US-NV-Las Vegas
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About the opportunity

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Do you thrive in the pursuit of ensuring excellence in environmental consulting services? SWCA Environmental Consultants is expanding their team and looking for dynamic individuals who are following their passion in delivering the highest-quality project work.


Our Nevada Operations has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Planner with experience assisting applicants and federal agencies in managing the preparation of environmental documents for our Las Vegas and Reno offices. This is a regular, hourly position based in our Las Vegas office with career growth opportunity.

What you will accomplish

  • Serve as a project manager, coordinate and/or assist in the preparation of NEPA documents for a variety of federal agencies
  • Write various sections of environmental documents and review/edit other sections prepared by technical specialists
  • Provide advice and guidance on complex federal regulatory issues for projects across Nevada
  • Ensure project quality, schedule, and budget objectives
  • Take initiative, resolve problems, and identify improved procedures to assure client needs are met effectively
  • Assist with marketing efforts in Nevada; conduct business development, including client outreach, preparing proposals, and conducting interviews and presentations
  • Work closely with project managers, directors, and principals throughout the company to promote SWCA’s business interests in adherences to its mission, vision, and values
  • Willingness to learn, have fun, and grow into increased management responsibilities

Experience and qualifications for success

  • Experience and qualifications for success:

    • Bachelor’s degree in environmental planning, environmental science, or a related field. Master’s degree a plus
    • At least two (2) years of applicable experience preparing NEPA documents
    • Working knowledge of NEPA other state and federal environmental laws and regulations
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to take a logical approach to tasks
    • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and document management skills with the ability to work in a team environment with strong multi-tasking skills able to work on more than one project at a time, meeting tight deadlines
    • Ability to travel as needed for projects


    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience working with local, state and federal agencies in the Southwest
    • Business development experience in a lead or support role
    • Working knowledge of the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and other federal regulations.

SWCA Environmental Consultants is a growing employee-owned firm, providing a full spectrum of environmental services. With offices across the United States, SWCA is one of the largest environmental compliance firms and ranks among Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms.


If you would like to contact SWCA regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the online application process due to a disability, please email accommodations@swca.com or call 800-828-8517. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only. All other inquiries will not receive a response. 


EOE - women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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