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Environmental Planner

Denise Duffy & Associates, Inc.
Monterey, CA
United States
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Denise Duffy & Associates (DD&A, Inc.) is seeking to hire an Environmental Planner for our office in Monterey, California. DD&A, Inc. is an award-winning environmental consulting firm with over 37 years of experience providing environmental planning and natural resource expertise. This position provides an excellent growth opportunity for those seeking to expand and excel in the planning field.  DD&A, Inc. offers a broad range of services, including land use planning, CEQA/NEPA analysis, water resource planning, natural resource evaluation, entitlements and permit processing, GIS, air quality analysis, and regulatory compliance. Our clients include state, county, and municipal agencies as well as private industry in both northern and central California.  DD&A is looking for a motivated individual to join our energetic, successful team of planners and scientists.


Job Description: This position will add to our multidisciplinary team of environmental professionals.  DD&A, Inc. welcomes responses from all qualified applicants with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant CEQA/NEPA experience and knowledge of current environmental regulations. The candidate will be responsible to prepare environmental compliance documents in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), including: Initial Studies, Negative Declarations, Environmental Impact Reports, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements, and exemptions/exclusions; direct and oversee preparation of environmental permit applications with various federal, state, and local agencies for a variety of project types/sizes; managing project assignments including providing direction for work assignments, review and collaboration on deliverables, performance reviews, and career development advocacy and mentoring; meeting and hearing attendance and presentations; prepare effective proposals, and take an active leadership role in the development of new business with new and existing clients. In addition, supplemental technical experience with air quality, cultural resources, coastal resiliency, hazardous materials, hazard mitigation, and/or noise are desirable.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Policy and/or Land Planning or related field (Masters preferred)
  • Proficiency in environmental document preparation (CEQA/NEPA)
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in environmental planning or related field
  • Knowledge of California and federal environmental law and resource protection principles
  • Strong writing, editing, presentation and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe software
  • Able to multi-task, work independently and meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and excellent organizational skills


Compensation includes a full package of benefits as well as a competitive salary.  A background check may be required for this position.


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume, including a cover letter.  Please include the position name, a brief discussion of your experience with CEQA/NEPA, and a list of references in the cover letter. Visit our web site:

Published on:
January 13, 2021 - 2:22pm
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