Irvine – California
LSA Associates, Inc. (LSA) is a diversified environmental, transportation, and community planning organization. We are recognized as innovators in the field of environmental impact assessment and have developed a reputation among clients and professional peers in both the public and private sectors as being thorough, innovative, and objective.

LSA’s Carlsbad office is seeking an Assistant Planner with environmental planning experience (1 to 2 years preferred) and a BS/BA in environmental studies, urban planning, or a related field.

The Assistant Planner will provide support for a variety of planning projects, primarily CEQA and NEPA analyses (e.g., Initial Studies, EAs, EIRs, and EISs). Under the direction of a Project Manager, the Assistant Planner will perform a variety of tasks, including: conducting research and site surveys; analyzing a project’s consistency with planning policies and regulations; compiling and analyzing data (e.g., demographic, public utilities, public services); and drafting technical memos, staff reports, and/or topical sections of documents.

Experience working on transportation projects subject to Caltrans requirements is a plus. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to thrive as a member of a fast-paced team are essential. This is a project hire position; weekly workload may be variable.

LSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.

Please email a letter of interest and current resume to: