National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Practitioner

USA CO (Virtual Office)

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Practitioner to join our team! In this role you will supporting federal agencies in meeting the requirements of the NEPA and other federal review requirements.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Preparing environmental documentation, specifically Categorical Exclusions (CATEX), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), for federal agencies to meet the requirements of the NEPA and other federal review requirements, including Section 106 of the NEPA.
  • Ensuring environmental compliance.
  • Participating in agency and public outreach, and client communication.
  • Using environmental planning theories and practices as well as compliance with NEPA and other environmental laws and regulations.
  • Conducting environmental documentation reviews, stakeholder engagement support, environmental permitting support, and remediation support.
  • Providing records management support for NEPA documentation.  

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Environmental Planning, Environmental Science, Natural Resources, Engineering, or related field.
  • Seven or more years of related work experience.
  • Substantial contribution to at least 5 EAs or EISs in the in the last five years, as documented by being included on the list of preparers in the final EA or EIS.
  • Experience with online databases (i.e. NEPAssist) from regulatory and governmental agencies to support NEPA and environmental analysis.
  • Ability to work independently, with general direction and a minimum of supervision.
  • Must be available for up to 10% travel throughout the US

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience preparing Environmental Assessments for Federal Agencies.
  • Experience preparing Environmental Impact Statements for Federal Agencies
  • Experience working with various government clients (GSA, VA.)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of NEPA and regulations.
  • Experience participating in public meetings. 

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$61,200.00 - $107,100.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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Job Profile


401(k) Dental Flexible work schedules Holidays Life Insurance Medical Paid Time Off Vision


Communication Compliance Databases Engineering Environmental analysis Environmental planning Environmental Science IT Natural Resources NEPA Planning

  • Conduct environmental documentation reviews
  • Ensure environmental compliance
  • Participate in agency and public outreach
  • Prepare environmental documentation
  • Provide records management support

7 years


Bachelor's degree Engineering Related Field