Environmental Planner
Parsons Corporation
Markham, ON, Canada
6d ago

We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates for the position of an intermediate level to support Parsons Infrastructure business.

The ’s key responsibilities include :

Act as Environmental Planner on Environmental Assessment (EA) projects (MTO, Municipal and Transit projects)

Be involved in a range of infrastructure projects tasks including research, report writing, and consultation programs

Prepare proposals for MTO and municipal pursuits

Work with staff at other Parsons offices and with project sub-consultants

Coordinate with internal and external technical service areas, discipline leads and technical staff, on technical studies and preparation of environmental assessment documentation

Coordinate and participate in public consultation and stakeholder engagement, including consultation with Indigenous Communities

Assist environmental field staff in completing environmental inventories, as required

Skills & Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree in environmental planning, biology, natural sciences, planning or another related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience working as an Environmental Planner

    Exceptional organizational and communication skills

    Ability to work in as a part of a multidisciplinary project team and independently

    Experience in Environmental Assessments including MTO Class EA, Municipal Class EA, Transit Project Assessment Process, Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

    Familiar with environmental permitting and approvals process

    Experience in the Ontario market with a focus on infrastructure projects (local / regional municipalities, MTO, Metrolinx, TTC)

  • Experience with regulatory agencies and key stakeholders (MNRF, MOECC, Conservation Authorities, Transport Canada, Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada);
  • experience with Indigenous Community consultation / engagement an asset

    Knowledge of environmental legislation including the Fisheries Act, Navigation Protection Act, Species at Risk Act, Endangered Species Act

    Exceptional technical, management, writing and presentation skills

    Eligibility for a Registered Professional Planner (RPP), and / or Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) professional designation

    Knowledge of local, provincial and federal environmental policies, legislation and applicable law

    Ability to travel (locally) to multiple sites

    Thorough knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Office location : Markham or Oakville

    Our organization looks to our employees to keep us current, successful and moving forward. We want to hear your ideas as to how you, your team and our organization can implement new ways of doing things to make us all better.

    We encourage our employees to speak up and bring new suggestions to the table. We will listen and weigh the benefits of changing the way things have been done.

    And if they make sense, we will put them into play. If a receptive and responsive work environment is where you would like to work, we should talk!

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