Associate Environmental Planner

Website Caltrans District 9

Job Description and Duties

In accordance with Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-33-20 and, as a result of the COVID-19 rapid out-break, Caltrans will continue its hiring practices as they are deemed necessary to “maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure…,” Candidates who participate in the interview process will be considered essential in promoting this effort and are not in violation of Executive Order N-33-20. Virtual interviews via web portals or phone will be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit. Please speak with the Hiring Unit contact for more information.


This is a journey-level  position within the Environmental Division in Caltrans District 9. Although the incumbent in this position will work primarily as a Generalist, tasks relating to cultural resource management will also be assigned as needed.  Because of this, applicants should possess qualifications needed to identify and evaluate cultural resources.  Under the general direction of either a Senior Environmental Planner or Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory), the incumbent will perform and review research, data analysis and preparation of environmental reports related to environmental resources under CEQA, NEPA and other state and federal environmental laws and regulations for both transportation and non-transportation projects such as Clean California and the Broadband initiative. The incumbent will also be responsible for cultural resource identification, evaluation and mitigation in order to facilitate the timely delivery of projects. The incumbent is responsible for assisting the management of the cost, scope and schedule of environmental studies to ensure the Division meets its project delivery goals.  The incumbent must stay informed of changes related to state and federal environmental laws and policies.

For a copy of the Environmental Planner duty statement please contact the hiring unit.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

This position is located in District 9 – Bishop, California.



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