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WSP Canada

Environmental Planner

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
The Opportunity:

Our team in Ontario currently has an opportunity for a Senior Environmental Planner with specific expertise inTransportation EnvironmentalImpact Assessments and approvals under the Municipal Engineers Association's Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA), MTO's Class EA for Provincial Transportation Facilities , and/or the Transit Project Assessment Process (Ontario Regulation 231/08). You will rely on your demonstrated experience navigating EA requirements,environmentalpermitting, and related authorization processes relevant to transportation projects in Ontario. You will be a key member of a supportive team and serve a variety of clients and projects. You will delegate tasks and provide mentorship and training to junior and intermediate personnel. You will also help develop the team's business.

Why WSP?

We value and are committed to upholding a culture ofInclusionandBelonging

OurFlexible Work Policy- we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.

OurHybrid Work Policy- a combination of in-person and remote working, enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.

ACanadiansuccess story - we'reproudto wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.

Enhancethe world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.

Outstandingcareer opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open toyourideas and tryingnewthings.

A phenomenalcollaborativeculture and a workforce filled with genuinelygood peoplewho are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:

  • You will manage theenvironmentalplanning for multi-disciplinary transportation projects, includingenvironmentalimpact assessments and related studies
  • You will undertake quality reviews of project deliverables, includingenvironmentalassessments and technical documents that support regulatory approvals
  • You will offer technical leadership to the team, providing strategic advice and oversight, and using strong project management skills to deliver high-quality products and services to our clients
  • You will oversee innovative communication and consultation programs that engage the public, stakeholders and Indigenous communities
  • You will contribute to the growth of the team by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key clients, identifying new project opportunities, and supporting proposals for the team
  • You will support the team's workload and resource planning, and work with your colleagues to develop the team's business development and marketing strategies
  • You will mentor junior and intermediate staff, identifying career goals and development opportunities for them, and for yourself
  • You will ensure health and safety policies are followed and be a role model for WSP's Life Saving and corporate values.
  • You will primarily be home/office-based but will travel for short-duration trips and events as required.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

  • Bachelor or Master's degree inenvironmentalstudies,environmentalscience,land use planning or a related discipline
  • Minimum 8 years of experience conducting and managingenvironmentalimpact assessments, with a focus on transportation projects
  • Experience in the design and delivery of public, stakeholder and Indigenous engagement programs, including the use of innovative virtual engagement tools
  • Experience managing medium to large projects and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience with business development and building client relationships

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.