Our Team

Team

We were founded in 1989 by Kay Wilson, who, with an eclectic background – planning director, facilitator, and environmental professional – saw the need for integrated environmental and communication services. We’ve carried on this tradition as the company has grown into a collective of highly motivated environmental planners, marketers, brand strategists, social media experts, web designers and more. This unique team goes the extra mile, breaks down barriers, and collaborates to identify the best solutions to address our clients’ needs.

Vision

Abundant opportunities for communities and environments to thrive

Mission

We partner with clients to offer innovative environmental and communication services that advance the potential in communities and help us better understand our environments.

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!

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**

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**

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**

I deeply appreciate Circlepoint’s recognition and help. I wouldn’t be where I am without the aid and direction from my colleagues. I know I chose right when coming to Circlepoint.

– Clementine, Assistant Planner