• Environmental Specialist

    Office Location US-CA-San Luis Obispo
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    # of Openings
    Natural Resources/Biology/Ecology
    Hire Type
  • About the opportunity

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    SWCA Environmental Consultants is looking for an Environmental Specialist to join our San Luis Obispo office.  Our office offers a unique work environment and specializes in CEQA Planning.


    What you will accomplish

    Conduct a variety of CEQA Planning tasks and assist in the writing and development of written deliverable related to project work.  Including but not limited to:

    • Write various sections of CEQA documents and review/edit other sections prepared by technical specialists;
    • 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; and,
    • Contribute to expanding SWCA’s professional reputation in environmental consulting.

    Experience and qualifications for success

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Biology, Botany, Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Science, Ecology, or related field preferred
    • Knowledge  and environmental planning preferred
    • Knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and guidance, preferred
    • Familiarity with mapping software such as ArcGIS and GPS devices is highly desired
    • Ability to travel to a location, walk and conduct fieldwork for long hours, sometimes in inclement weather, rugged terrain, often  at high altitudes, and ability to carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds is required.


    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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