Environmental Planner | Kirkland, WA

Employer: The Watershed Company
Job Title: Environmental Planner
Job Type: Environmental Planner
Location: Kirkland, WA
Opening Date: 04/02/2021
Closing Date: 05/01/2021

Job Description:

The Watershed Company, a regional leader in science-based planning and design for environmental restoration, is seeking experienced candidates within the fields of environmental permitting and planning. Successful candidates will work with a multidisciplinary team of accomplished scientists, planners, engineers, arborists, and landscape architects in a growing 37-year-old employee-owned company based in Kirkland, Washington.

Job Duties:

  • Coordination with project applicants, engineers, architects, and agency staff to ensure project permit feasibility
  • Preparation of environmental permits and documentation, including Section 404/401, HPA, shoreline, critical area permits, SEPA/NEPA, and preparation of Environmental Impact Statements
  • Assist with the development of environmental policy that protects natural resources in concert with the interests of people and communities to create sustainable solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Interacting and communicating with clients, regulators, and staff at all levels
  • Ability to juggle competing demands and identify the critical path
  • Occasional travel in locations across the Pacific Northwest
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience performing above duties
  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental science, or a related field
  • Experience with local, state, and federal permitting
  • Ability to work cooperatively on multidisciplinary projects
  • Experience in oral presentations

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include the word “Planner” in the subject line.