Environmental Planner

Kimley-Horn, one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” is looking for an experienced Environmental Planner to join our growing Orange, CA team!


We are seeking an Environmental Planner/Project Manager to help expand our multi-disciplinary environmental planning & entitlement practice in California. The successful candidate will have experience managing and preparing California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents, including initial studies, environmental impact reports, negative and mitigated negative declarations, CE’s and exemptions. Additional responsibilities include preparation of Specific Plans, Master Plans, and other planning policy documents in support of a full range of infill and/or land development related projects.

•Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Planning, City/Urban Planning, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management or related degree.
•Minimum of 4 years of environmental planning experience conducting environmental studies for local agencies and private entities.
•Experience managing, preparing and processing Environmental planning and/or Entitlement-related projects.
•Experience managing a wide range of tasks related to environmental planning, land use planning, policy planning, and entitlement for both a variety of land development (commercial, residential, campus, institutional, energy), and mixed use and infill-related projects.
•Experience in the preparation of proposals, budgets, schedules, and public presentations.
•Thorough understanding of the CEQA process and as well as California Land Use and Planning Law.
•Knowledge and experience of the variety of resources and professional relationships available to facilitate and complete the CEQA process
•Experience with WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Prezi, Microsoft Project (or other scheduling software)

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.