Environmental Planner/ GIS Specialist Position Available

Located in Monterey, EMC Planning Group has provided award-winning land use planning, resource assessment, design, land use entitlement, and environmental services to both public and private clients for over 39 years. A detailed description of the services we provide, our company culture, and sample projects can be found at our website:

We are currently seeking an Environmental Planner at the Assistant or Associate level. This position works closely with other land use and environmental planners to prepare complex and detailed written documents and graphics for land use planning and environmental compliance projects. High-quality technical writing and graphic preparation skills, and experience using Adobe Suite and ESRI ArcGIS software for cartographic and analysis purposes is required. Experience in CEQA/NEPA is required. Experience with AutoCAD, 3D visual simulations, and air quality analysis is a plus. The ideal candidate will have superior attention to detail, strong organizational, analytical, artistic, and communication skills, and can work independently with limited supervision.

Required Background/Training:

  • Technical writing skills with CEQA/NEPA experience.

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field such as environmental studies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geography, planning, or a related discipline.

  • Strong computer skills in areas such as data analysis and database management, spreadsheet software (MS Excel), introductory database skills (MS Access), and ArcCatalog software.

  • Understanding of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, linear referencing, editing features, field data collection techniques, and 3D GIS tool.

  • 3D visual simulation/modeling using SketchUp, AutoCAD, or other modeling software is a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytic skills, and communication skills.

  • 2 Years of related professional work experience.

Submittal Deadline: March 27, 2017

For consideration, please email your resume to Position and salary DOE. Position available immediately in Monterey, California.

EMC Planning Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.