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Req #: R122132


  • CA - ON, Oakville
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  • CA - ON, St. Catharines
  • CA - ON, London
  • CA - ON, Markham

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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Environmental Planner – Transportation Infrastructure – Toronto, Ontario

Opportunity : Parsons is hiring an  Environmental Planner  to support Transportation  Infrastructure projects in the Toronto Metropolitan Area.

The Environmental Planner’s key responsibilities include:

  • Work with other Environmental Planners on Environmental Assessment (EA) projects (MTO, Municipal and Transit projects)
  • Utilize basic foundation of established experience in the field for various planning initiatives in the Toronto Metro region
  • Be involved in a range of infrastructure projects tasks including research, report writing, and supporting consultation programs
  • 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, support and be involved with 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 or College Diploma in environmental planning, biology, natural sciences, planning or another related discipline
  • 5+ experience working as an Environmental Planner, preferably in the Ontario province
  • 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 (NDMNRF, MECP, Conservation Authorities, Transport Canada, Parks Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
  • Experience with Indigenous Community consultation/engagement an asset
  • Exceptional writing and presentation skills
  • Eligibility for a Registered Professional Planner (RPP), and/or Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP) professional designation
  • 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, experience with GIS software an asset

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. 


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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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