Environmental Planner (Seattle, WA)


Shannon & Wilson is accepting applications for an Environmental Planner (Seattle, WA)

Responsibilities Include


  • High School degree/GED required. Bachelors degree or above preferred.
  • 7 to 14 years of direct experience in areas noted above and a strong ecological background.
  • Experience working as an environmental planner, permitting specialist, ecologist, wetland biologist, or similar in the Pacific Northwest region.
  • Must be able to periodically support or conduct field work as needed.
  • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) and/or American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or other relevant certification preferred.
  • Certification as a WSDOT Biological Assessment author preferred.
  • Wetland training, such as the University of Washingtons Certificate in Wetland Science and Management or similar preferred.
  • Experience using ESRI ArcGIS to create, import/export, and managing spatial data highly desirable.

Level Placement

Typically, depending on an applicants education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Mid-Level Environmental Planner typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Senior Professional I, II, or III level.

Shannon & Wilson is a 100-percent employee-owned, internationally recognized consulting firm dedicated to providing quality services in the fields of geotechnical engineering and the applied earth sciences. Founded in 1954, they have successfully completed projects of all sizes and budgets for both the public and private sectors throughout the US.

Shannon & Wilson provides local experience backed by national resources and expertise. They have a diverse staff of more than 300 engineers, they support personnel to provide flexible, rapid responses to clients’ needs. From 12 offices nationwide, Shannon & Wilson’s primary services encompass all aspects of geotechnical and environmental engineering.

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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