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**

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**

San Jose

Assistant Environmental Planner

Circlepoint is growing and looking for people to grow with us! For nearly 30 years, Circlepoint is a guiding force in helping the community and our clients think strategically and find solutions to sustain and improve our environment. With offices in Oakland, San Jose, and Orange the firm specializes in communications and environmental consulting for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents.

What we are looking for? Circlepoint is looking for a full-time experienced, highly motivated and assertive Assistant Planner to join our Environmental Practice in the San Jose office. 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 Assistant Planner will play a supportive role to the Deputy Project Manager, Project Manager, and/or Principal-In-Charge. This position will be responsible for supporting various roles in the development and publication of environmental documents, including independent drafting of clear and concise CEQA/NEPA document sections that demonstrate a high level of analytical analysis and understanding, 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 team player.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum 1-year direct experience in CEQA and/or NEPA or related field
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in environmental studies, urban planning, technical writing, or an associated field
  • Working knowledge of CEQA fundamentals
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 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**

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**

Marketing/Administrative 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 full-time Marketing/Administrative Assistant to join us in our Orange 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/Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Marketing Manager to support the company’s marketing and business development efforts through completion of administrative and logistical needs. In addition, the Marketing/Administrative Assistant will work with the Oakland and San Jose Office Managers to ensure a high-quality office environment and oversee daily administrative tasks for the Orange office.

The Marketing/Administrative Assistant responsibilities include:

  • Help maintaining our CRM database
  • Respond to general questions and requests for information (RFIs) including subconsultant RFIs from prime teaming partners
  • Coordinate with teaming partners to provide/acquire necessary materials
  • Complete proposal forms, award application, and certification/recertification materials
  • Scheduling and setting up for meetings, assisting with general office maintenance and repairs, and reordering supplies
  • Making travel arrangements, such as booking flights, cars, and making hotel reservations
  • Generate reports, memos, and emails, as well as conduct general research when appropriate
  • Manage production and shipping of proposals and marketing materials
  • Update company social media content and website information
  • Anticipate the needs of the Orange Office staff in order to ensure their seamless and positive experience
  • Maintain polite and professional communication via phone, e-mail, and mail

Requirements:

  • Prior administrative experience
  • Associate Degree in related field or High School Diploma
  • Fluency in Windows and/or MAC OS
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Some experience with Adobe InDesign
  • Desire to be proactive and create a positive experience for others
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Not required, but a plus if you have:

  • A/E/C industry experience
  • Experience with Deltek Vision and/or Asana

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.