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Parsons Corporation Environmental Planner in Markham, Ontario

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Job Description:

We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates for the position of an intermediate level Environmental Planner to support Parsons Infrastructure business.

The Environmental Planner’s key responsibilities include:

  • Act as Environmental Planner on Environmental Assessment (EA) projects (MTO, Municipal and Transit projects)

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

  • Prepare proposals for MTO and municipal pursuits

  • 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 and participate in 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 in environmental planning, biology, natural sciences, planning or another related discipline

  • 3+ years of experience working as an Environmental Planner

  • 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 (MNRF, MECP, Conservation Authorities, Transport Canada, Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada); experience with Indigenous Community consultation/engagement an asset

  • Knowledge of environmental legislation including the Fisheries Act, Navigation Protection Act, Species at Risk Act, Endangered Species Act

  • Exceptional technical, management, writing and presentation skills

  • Eligibility for a Registered Professional Planner (RPP), and/or Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) professional designation is considered an asset

  • 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

Our organization looks to our employees to keep us current, successful and moving forward. We want to hear your ideas as to how you, your team and our organization can implement new ways of doing things to make us all better. We encourage our employees to speak up and bring new suggestions to the table. We will listen and weigh the benefits of changing the way things have been done. And if they make sense, we will put them into play. If a receptive and responsive work environment is where you would like to work, we should talk!

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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