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Parsons Corporation Environmental Planner - Transportation Infrastructure in Oakville, Ontario

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Job Description:

Environmental Planner - Transportation Infrastructure - Toronto, Ontario

Opportunity : Parsons is hiring an Environmental Planner to support Transportation Infrastructure projects in the Toronto Metropolitan Area.

The Environmental Planner's key responsibilities include:

  • Work with other Environmental Planners on Environmental Assessment (EA) projects (MTO, Municipal and Transit projects)

  • Utilize basic foundation of established experience in the field for various planning initiatives in the Toronto Metro region

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

  • 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, support and be involved with 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 or College Diploma in environmental planning, biology, natural sciences, planning or another related discipline

  • 5+ experience working as an Environmental Planner, preferably in the Ontario province

  • 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 (NDMNRF, MECP, Conservation Authorities, Transport Canada, Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

  • Experience with Indigenous Community consultation/engagement an asset

  • Exceptional 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, experience with GIS software an asset

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.