Senior Environmental Planner

Posted Date 3 months ago(3/5/2024 4:40 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Senior NEPA/Environmental Planner to join our environmental services group in either the Raleigh, NC or Charlotte, NC offices to work on a variety of projects for federal, state, municipal, and private infrastructure clients. The environmental services group provides planning, natural environment surveys and permitting, public outreach, and community studies for a range of clients in North Carolina and the southeast. The Senior Planner will serve as project manager and client contact for transportation and other infrastructure improvement projects, with responsibility for overseeing project schedule and budget. This person will also assist with the development of project proposals and letters of interest and assist in other marketing efforts as necessary.


Qualified candidates must have the ability to manage and coordinate assignments with a multi-disciplinary team and prepare a variety of deliverables, including NEPA compliance documents, feasibility studies, and long-range planning studies. The Senior Planner will also conduct public and stakeholder outreach and develop community impact assessments as needed. Experience in MicroStation and ArcGIS is preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Planning, Urban Planning, or related field
  • 10+ yrs of experience in Transportation or Environmental Planning
  • PE or AICP professional registration
  • Experience in managing environmental planning studies
  • NEPA document preparation experience
  • Experience with MicroStation and ArcGIS preferred
  • Knowledge of NCDOT and Federal transportation planning, environmental policies
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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