Senior CEQA/NEPA Environmental Planner/Project Manager

ECORP is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic, client-centered professional to fill a role for a Senior-level CEQA/NEPA Environmental Planner/Project Manager based out of ECORP’s Chico office. In addition to managing and preparing CEQA and NEPA documents, the selected team member may be asked to assist with land use and urban planning centered activities. They will be responsible for conducting and overseeing impact analysis, report preparation, document review, business development, research, and field work related to CEQA/NEPA documentation and technical studies.

Experience with CEQA-Plus compliance and/or Caltrans requirements and resource agency (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Regional Water Quality Control Board) permitting is a plus. The level of responsibility and performance should be that of someone with at least 10 years of relevant experience in the consulting industry.

One of the primary responsibilities of the position is to contribute to building our local area CEQA/NEPA practice and to manage existing CEQA/NEPA and multidisciplinary projects in coordination with our Rocklin and Southern California offices.

Responsibilities in this position include:

  • preparing and managing complex environmental documentation for a wide variety of local and regional projects;
  • identifying and developing new opportunities, preparing effective proposals, and actively developing new business with new and existing clients;
  • training and mentoring staff on CEQA/NEPA and other planning/environmental requirements;
  • interacting with clients (budgeting, scheduling, invoicing, etc.);
  • involvement in planning/environmental professional organizations;
  • demonstrated confidence in decision-making and expertise in CEQA/NEPA and related technical areas; and
  • possessing existing positive relationships with northern California CEQA/NEPA lead agencies and resource agencies.


Background requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies, Planning or a related field with 10+ years of relevant experience. It is preferable that at least some of the most recent experience show successful project management for northern California cities, counties, infrastructure agencies, resource agencies and other lead agencies.

Our base full-time annual salary range is $91,000-$139,000.  Starting salary is determined by relevant experience, education, certifications/permits, geographic location, internal equity and market conditions. ECORP Consulting strives to hire applicants at a level within the noted pay range commensurate with an applicant’s directly applicable experience and relatable education and certifications while maintaining career growth and employment advancement opportunities.  As such, ECORP does not normally hire candidates at the top end of the noted range. A hybrid work schedule is available; however, work in the office, at project sites, and with clients will be necessary.

Please visit our website for a listing of all the exceptional benefits we offer our employees.  If interested in applying for this position, please go to:

ECORP Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Level: Senior-Level
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chico
Job Position: Environmental Planner

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