Carlsbad – 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 we 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 and Irvine offices are each seeking a Senior Environmental Planner. The ideal candidates will have at least 5 to 7 years of experience successfully preparing and managing California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents for public and private sector projects (e.g., transportation/transit, residential and commercial developments, utility corridors, parks, schools, and open space). City and County, Port of San Diego, California Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration, San Diego Association of Governments, and resource agency permitting experience is a plus.

Candidates must have experience writing environmental documents and conducting environmental analysis, and must have excellent writing skills. In addition, candidates must have experience overseeing all aspects of a project, including leading meetings with clients and regulatory agencies; coordinating reviews with environmental and technical staff; scoping projects for the appropriate level of environmental review, budget control, and invoicing; maintaining schedules; managing subconsultants; and quality control. The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage several projects simultaneously. The position will also include business development, marketing, and proposal preparation. San Diego County Certification as an Environmental Impact Report Preparer is a substantial plus for the Carlsbad office position.

Strong emphasis will be placed on previous technical experience, quality of work, and the ability to manage project budgets and schedules. Excellent communication skills, willingness to collaborate with others, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential.

LSA offers competitive pay; medical, dental, vision, LTD, long-term care, group life/AD&D insurance plans; vacation, sick, and holiday pay; an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; and a Profit Sharing and Savings Plan (with 401k and company match).

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

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to: