Career Opportunities

We are always looking for talented people to join our firm at all levels. Even if there are no positions listed for certain offices, feel free to forward your resume and cover letter to us at: careers@circlepoint.com. We will keep it on file for future openings. We look forward to hearing from you!

Oakland

Environmental Project Manager

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! Since 1987, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and focused service. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, Circlepoint is a privately held California corporation and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE). Each member of Circlepoint’s team is highly skilled in their field and dedicated to creating innovative solutions to complex issues and building a better future for communities. From project planning and environmental review to final design and construction, Circlepoint provides the full circle of resources clients need to successfully reach their goals.

Circlepoint seeks a qualified project manager to join our environmental team. We are currently working on some very high-profile exciting projects in the State of California and Nation. Circlepoint’s environmental practice is molded on an integrated approach to public and private planning projects—environmental evaluation, design, and community outreach. We work closely with planning and design teams to identify environmental constraints early on, focus environmental documents on the important issues, and effectively involve stakeholders to build the support essential to bringing projects to fruition. We work with our clients, ensuring that we are providing a document that captures the correct components that will pave the way for success during and after the entitlement process.

The job might be right for you if:

  • You are a client-focused leader who efficiently and effectively prepares and processes NEPA and CEQA environmental documents
  • You can assume project management responsibilities including: project planning and delivery; strategy development; budget development and management; schedule development; quality assurance/quality control; client service; and staff mentorship and management. The Project Manager will also actively participate in marketing efforts and business development.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience preparing or managing NEPA and CEQA environmental documents for transportation projects (for a private consulting company is highly preferred). Candidates must be highly conversant in working with federal, state, and local agencies in environmental review and permitting.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in environmental studies, urban planning, technical writing, or an associated field.
  • Exceptional budget, schedule, and staff management experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word, Excel, and Project. Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to multi-task and work within allocated budgets and schedules
  • Demonstrated quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) abilities
  • Experience with budget management procedures and/or tracking software
  • A focused, collaborative mindset with team members and management within Circlepoint, as well as clients.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation.

About Circlepoint

At Circlepoint, we are committed to helping our clients solve the challenges of today. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we offer outstanding full-service support. We provide a powerful combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

We are very interested in hearing from you.  Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Project Coordinator - Communications

Are you interested in creating a better future for communities? Are you passionate about using new tools to engage audiences? Can you write compelling copy for a variety of channels? Do you love collaborating with a team to solve challenges and respond to client needs? If so, then you’ll love our team!

We are looking for a full-time Project Coordinator to work in our Oakland office. The candidate should be someone who can grow with us professionally and is eager to learn more about communications and marketing for the public sector. We are passionate about the ever-changing landscape of communications and media and continually strive to challenge the status quo. We are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team.

This is an entry level position for our company, and is one with a tremendous opportunity for growth. You will work closely with members of various project teams to plan and staff events, draft copy for fact sheets and other materials, manage social media accounts, and much more. We work on campaigns throughout California to raise awareness about important issues and inspire people to adopt sustainable behaviors, such as reducing waste, conserving water, and riding transit.

This position is perfect for someone with one to two years of experience with public outreach, communications, journalism, and/or social media campaigns who wants to work in a fast-paced, consultant environment to make a difference in communities throughout California.

What you’ll get to do in this position:

  • Collaborate with project team to identify client needs and execute action items based on those needs
  • Support project managers on a variety of projects, with lots of opportunities to learn new skills
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the industry and client business needs
  • Write compelling copy, including fact sheets, web and social media content, and ad copy
  • Help plan and host events in the community, acting as the public face for many projects
  • Hone your research skills on a wide variety of community issues

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in communications, marketing, journalism or related field
  • Fluency in other languages a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office

About Circlepoint

For 30 years, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, the communications practice area helps our clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of communications and media to engage stakeholders and motivate positive behavior change. Through our strategic process for integrated marketing communications, Circlepoint aligns unique challenges and engages intended audiences through highly effective campaigns. We tailor communication strategies to meet program needs, drawing on our expertise in public engagement, marketing, creative services, and web and interactive.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation**

** Onsite work is required**

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Senior Associate Environmental Planner

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! Since 1987, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and focused service. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, Circlepoint is a privately held California corporation and certified Small Business Enterprise. Each member of Circlepoint’s team is highly skilled in their field and dedicated to creating innovative solutions to complex issues and building a better future for communities. From project planning and environmental review to final design and construction, Circlepoint provides the full circle of resources clients need to successfully reach their goals.

Circlepoint seeks a qualified Senior Associate Environmental Planner to join our environmental team. Circlepoint’s environmental practice is molded on an integrated approach to public and private planning projects—environmental evaluation, design, and community outreach. We work closely with planning and design teams to identify environmental constraints early on, focus environmental documents on the important issues, and effectively involve stakeholders to build the support essential to bringing projects to fruition. We work with our clients to provide a document that captures the correct components that will pave the way for success throughout the entitlement process.

What we are looking for? Circlepoint is looking for a full-time experienced, highly-motivated and assertive Senior Associate Environmental Planner to join our Environmental Practice. We have one position available in either our Oakland or San Jose offices. Circlepoint prides itself in providing our employees with a vast amount of opportunities for professional growth and development in a well-balanced and enjoyable work environment.

What you will do in this position? The Senior Associate Planner will play a supportive role to the Project Managers. This position will be responsible for supporting various roles in the development and publication of environmental documents, including independently drafting of clear and concise CEQA/NEPA document sections that demonstrate a high level of technical analysis, conducting research, assisting in document production, and maintaining project files.

What skills we are looking for? A candidate with the following skills will succeed in the position: effective communication and writing; ability to work independently; a high level of analytical analysis and technical understanding of CEQA/NEPA topics; strong time management skills; ability to work within time and budget constraints; exceptional attention to detail; top-notch organization skills; and collaborative attitude.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum three years direct experience preparing CEQA/NEPA documentation, environmental planning, or in a related field
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in environmental studies, urban planning, technical writing, or a related field.
  • Working knowledge of CEQA fundamentals and land use policy
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word and Excel
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation

About Circlepoint

At Circlepoint, we are committed to helping our clients solve the challenges of today. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we offer outstanding full-service support. We provide a powerful combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

We are very interested in hearing from you.  Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Senior Graphic Designer

Are you interested in helping communities improve transportation, reduce waste, conserve water, and promote sustainable development? So are we. Join our team!

We are seeking a full-time Senior Graphic Designer to join us in our Oakland headquarters office. The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of design solutions for a wide range of projects.  The position will support the company in the development of successful brand identities, effective campaigns, print collateral, web and interactive solutions, video animation, illustration, and other custom materials for a wide variety of projects that help improve our communities. The individual best suited for this role is a highly motivated self-starter who is comfortable asking questions, learning new things, taking initiative and following direction.

Requirements:

  • Degree in graphic design, art or related field and/or 5+ years of experience (agency or consulting firm experience a plus)
  • Fluency in Windows and MAC OS
  • Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Sketch and MS Office Suite (especially PowerPoint)
  • Skilled with layout, color theory, and typography
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reliable pre-press file preparation
  • Excellent visual, verbal, and written communications and client management skills
  • Effective hand-sketching skills for communicating ideas and fleshing out design concepts
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage time effectively and efficiently in a deadline-driven environment
  • Positive attitude and a collaborative spirit
  • Ability to execute creative direction and revisions to deliver the best work
  • Willingness to support projects in any way to ensure successful delivery
  • Experience with Asana a plus.

About Circlepoint

At Circlepoint, we are committed to helping our clients solve the challenges of today. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we offer outstanding full-service support. We provide a powerful combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

For 30 years, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities.  Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and focused service.  With offices in Oakland, San Jose, and Orange, the communications practice area helps our clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of communications and media to engage stakeholders and motivate positive behavior change. Through our strategic process for integrated marketing communications, Circlepoint aligns unique challenges and engages intended audiences through highly effective campaigns. We tailor communication strategies to meet program needs, drawing on our expertise in public engagement, marketing, creative services, and web and interactive.

Please email cover letter and resume.

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Marketing Assistant

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! For more than 30 years, Circlepoint has been working to create abundant opportunities for communities and environments to thrive. We offer innovative communication & environmental services to advance community potential and develop greater environmental understanding. The majority of the work we do supports transportation, land planning, and water projects throughout the state of California. However, we also have a breadth of experience on projects in the areas of climate change and sustainability, energy and utilities, waste management and recycling, and public health and healthcare. Circlepoint is headquartered in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange.

What we are looking for? We are looking for a part-time/flex-time Marketing Assistant to join us in our Oakland headquarters office. Circlepoint prides itself in providing our employees with opportunities for professional growth and development in a well-balanced and enjoyable work environment. This is a great opportunity to begin a career in Marketing.

What you will do in this position? The Marketing Assistant works closely with the Marketing Manager and team to support the company’s marketing and business development efforts through the completion of administrative and logistical needs.

The Marketing Assistant helps maintain the CRM database, respond to subconsultant RFI’s from prime teaming partners, coordinate with teaming partners to provide/acquire necessary materials, complete proposal forms, award application, and certification/recertification materials, schedule meetings, manage production of proposals and marketing materials, update company social media content and website information.

Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred and a minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience. A/E/C industry experience preferred.
  • Fluency in Windows and MAC OS
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign
  • Experience with Deltek Vision and/or Asana a plus, but not required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage time effectively and efficiently in a deadline-driven environment
  • Positive attitude and a collaborative spirit
  • Willingness to support projects in any way to ensure successful delivery

About Circlepoint

For 30 years, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, the communications practice area helps our clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of communications and media to engage stakeholders and motivate positive behavior change. Through our strategic process for integrated marketing communications, Circlepoint aligns unique challenges and engages intended audiences through highly effective campaigns. We tailor communication strategies to meet program needs, drawing on our expertise in public engagement, marketing, creative services, and web and interactive.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation**

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

San Jose

Environmental Project Manager

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! Since 1987, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and focused service. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, Circlepoint is a privately held California corporation and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE). Each member of Circlepoint’s team is highly skilled in their field and dedicated to creating innovative solutions to complex issues and building a better future for communities. From project planning and environmental review to final design and construction, Circlepoint provides the full circle of resources clients need to successfully reach their goals.

Circlepoint seeks a qualified project manager to join our environmental team. We are currently working on some very high-profile exciting projects in the State of California and Nation. Circlepoint’s environmental practice is molded on an integrated approach to public and private planning projects—environmental evaluation, design, and community outreach. We work closely with planning and design teams to identify environmental constraints early on, focus environmental documents on the important issues, and effectively involve stakeholders to build the support essential to bringing projects to fruition. We work with our clients, ensuring that we are providing a document that captures the correct components that will pave the way for success during and after the entitlement process.

The job might be right for you if:

  • You are a client-focused leader who efficiently and effectively prepares and processes NEPA and CEQA environmental documents
  • You can assume project management responsibilities including: project planning and delivery; strategy development; budget development and management; schedule development; quality assurance/quality control; client service; and staff mentorship and management. The Project Manager will also actively participate in marketing efforts and business development.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience preparing or managing NEPA and CEQA environmental documents for transportation projects (for a private consulting company is highly preferred). Candidates must be highly conversant in working with federal, state, and local agencies in environmental review and permitting.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in environmental studies, urban planning, technical writing, or an associated field.
  • Exceptional budget, schedule, and staff management experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word, Excel, and Project. Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to multi-task and work within allocated budgets and schedules
  • Demonstrated quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) abilities
  • Experience with budget management procedures and/or tracking software
  • A focused, collaborative mindset with team members and management within Circlepoint, as well as clients.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation.

About Circlepoint

At Circlepoint, we are committed to helping our clients solve the challenges of today. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we offer outstanding full-service support. We provide a powerful combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

We are very interested in hearing from you.  Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Senior Associate Environmental Planner

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! Since 1987, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and focused service. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, Circlepoint is a privately held California corporation and certified Small Business Enterprise. Each member of Circlepoint’s team is highly skilled in their field and dedicated to creating innovative solutions to complex issues and building a better future for communities. From project planning and environmental review to final design and construction, Circlepoint provides the full circle of resources clients need to successfully reach their goals.

Circlepoint seeks a qualified Senior Associate Environmental Planner to join our environmental team. Circlepoint’s environmental practice is molded on an integrated approach to public and private planning projects—environmental evaluation, design, and community outreach. We work closely with planning and design teams to identify environmental constraints early on, focus environmental documents on the important issues, and effectively involve stakeholders to build the support essential to bringing projects to fruition. We work with our clients to provide a document that captures the correct components that will pave the way for success throughout the entitlement process.

What we are looking for? Circlepoint is looking for a full-time experienced, highly-motivated and assertive Senior Associate Environmental Planner to join our Environmental Practice. We have one position available in either our Oakland or San Jose offices. Circlepoint prides itself in providing our employees with a vast amount of opportunities for professional growth and development in a well-balanced and enjoyable work environment.

What you will do in this position? The Senior Associate Planner will play a supportive role to the Project Managers. This position will be responsible for supporting various roles in the development and publication of environmental documents, including independently drafting of clear and concise CEQA/NEPA document sections that demonstrate a high level of technical analysis, conducting research, assisting in document production, and maintaining project files.

What skills we are looking for? A candidate with the following skills will succeed in the position: effective communication and writing; ability to work independently; a high level of analytical analysis and technical understanding of CEQA/NEPA topics; strong time management skills; ability to work within time and budget constraints; exceptional attention to detail; top-notch organization skills; and collaborative attitude.

Requirements:

Experience: Minimum three years direct experience preparing CEQA/NEPA documentation, environmental planning, or in a related field
Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in environmental studies, urban planning, technical writing, or a related field.
Working knowledge of CEQA fundamentals and land use policy
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word and Excel
Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation
About Circlepoint

At Circlepoint, we are committed to helping our clients solve the challenges of today. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we offer outstanding full-service support. We provide a powerful combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

We are very interested in hearing from you.  Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Orange

Environmental Project Manager

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! Since 1987, Circlepoint has been a guiding force in helping our clients address complex issues and strengthen communities. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we provide a dynamic combination of strategic advice and focused service. Based in Oakland with offices in San Jose and Orange, Circlepoint is a privately held California corporation and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE). Each member of Circlepoint’s team is highly skilled in their field and dedicated to creating innovative solutions to complex issues and building a better future for communities. From project planning and environmental review to final design and construction, Circlepoint provides the full circle of resources clients need to successfully reach their goals.

Circlepoint seeks a qualified project manager to join our environmental team. We are currently working on some very high-profile exciting projects in the State of California and Nation. Circlepoint’s environmental practice is molded on an integrated approach to public and private planning projects—environmental evaluation, design, and community outreach. We work closely with planning and design teams to identify environmental constraints early on, focus environmental documents on the important issues, and effectively involve stakeholders to build the support essential to bringing projects to fruition. We work with our clients, ensuring that we are providing a document that captures the correct components that will pave the way for success during and after the entitlement process.

The job might be right for you if:

  • You are a client-focused leader who efficiently and effectively prepares and processes NEPA and CEQA environmental documents
  • You can assume project management responsibilities including: project planning and delivery; strategy development; budget development and management; schedule development; quality assurance/quality control; client service; and staff mentorship and management. The Project Manager will also actively participate in marketing efforts and business development.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience preparing or managing NEPA and CEQA environmental documents for transportation projects (for a private consulting company is highly preferred). Candidates must be highly conversant in working with federal, state, and local agencies in environmental review and permitting.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in environmental studies, urban planning, technical writing, or an associated field.
  • Exceptional budget, schedule, and staff management experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word, Excel, and Project. Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to multi-task and work within allocated budgets and schedules
  • Demonstrated quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) abilities
  • Experience with budget management procedures and/or tracking software
  • A focused, collaborative mindset with team members and management within Circlepoint, as well as clients.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and have a current driver’s license and access to personal transportation.

About Circlepoint

At Circlepoint, we are committed to helping our clients solve the challenges of today. Through our Communications and Environmental practice areas, we offer outstanding full-service support. We provide a powerful combination of strategic advice and targeted services that enable our clients to strengthen communities, address complex issues, and improve our world.

Circlepoint is dedicated to providing our employees with opportunities for advancement and professional development and a wide variety of benefits, services, and programs designed to foster a healthy work/life balance.

We are very interested in hearing from you.  Please email your cover letter and resume.

**Circlepoint is an equal opportunity employer**

Circlepoint is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.