The Berkley Group seeks a qualified, self-motivated applicant to serve as an Environment Planner to assist senior staff in project delivery for locality and planning district commission environmental programs.
Primary functions include:
Provide regular, reliable attendance necessary;
Provide technical assistance and planning support to the local governments;
Assist in the administration of the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program (VCZMP) and Chesapeake Bay Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) contracts;
Attend meetings outside of regular working hours required, as necessary;
Maintain organized files, accurate records, photos, databases, etc. ;
Demonstrate initiative to achieve work objectives, make decisions, and take responsibility according to level of training and authority;
Work collaboratively to grow team capacity and capability;
Assist other personnel and departments as needed; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications
Aptitude for or experience with current and long-range planning activities and environmental management practices as applicable to the Commonwealth of Virginia; ability to gather and interpret technical and statistical information and prepare technical reports; ability to establish effective working relationships with local staff, regional partnership staff, state agencies, the public, and other stakeholders; ability to read and interpret local, state, and federal regulations; strong verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in GIS.
Education & Experience
Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public policy, or a field related to urban planning, community development, or public administration with an emphasis on environmental management.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Denise Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Berkley Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer