FT job - San Francisco - TechLaw, Inc. - Staff Associate in Environmental Justice, Public Participation, and Community Benefits
Staff Associate in Environmental Justice, Public Participation, and
TechLaw, Inc. is a national environmental consulting firm contracting to
public sector and non-profit clients such as the Environmental
Protection Agency, cities, and community environmental justice
organizations. TechLaw, Inc. provides traditional environmental and
technical consulting through our field of scientists and environmental
experts. We look to ensure that our services benefit communities that have
suffered from contamination. To that end, we are seeking to expand our
public participation, environmental justice, and equitable redevelopment
We are looking for an individual to pursue and manage efforts to engage
communities in environmental regulation, clean-up, and redevelopment
processes. The position requires supporting our existing projects and
expanding the scope of our firmâ€™s work. The ideal candidate will be
flexible, visionary, and organized; will understand the
interrelationship between people, their systems, and the environment, and
can articulate those intersections.
Masters degree in social work, environmental or public policy, science
(e.g. geography, environmental), public administration, education, or
similar field. Bachelor's degree plus experience may be substituted for a
Excellent writing skills including the ability to write conference papers,
presentations, and research proposals; grant writing experience a
Experience and proficiency with research and data analysis
Project management abilities, attention to detail.
Reliable, self-directing and pro-active. Ability to work with limited
supervision, determine when to ask for support and direction, and to
cooperatively engage with coworkers, regulators, and stakeholders.
Ability to multi-task and pay meticulous attention to detail in tracking
budgets, schedules, personnel and work products. Able to meet deadlines
with superior quality work products.
Commitment to environmental justice
Cultural competence, comfort working with diverse populations in
business, government, and community forums.
Skills and experience in facilitation, training, public processes,
and/or public outreach including planning for such processes
Willingness to go "above and beyond" and juggle projects to support the
firm including technical environmental reviews, research, marketing, and
Experience in the field of environmental, social, and/or economic
justice; knowledge of environmental regulations, public policy,
and economic development
Comfort in public speaking
Understanding of issues facing low-income communities, communities of
color, and communities experiencing environmental injustice
This position is based in San Francisco, CA. Some travel required.
TechLaw, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in the
Salary is DOE. Position will be open until filled.
Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to:
90 New Montgomery Street, Suite 1010,
San Francisco, CA 94105