Logan Simpson is an award-winning, multidisciplinary consulting firm that specializes in environmental consulting, cultural resource management, community planning, and landscape architecture design services. Our mission remains simple: working together to guide responsible change. From the beginning, our founders were focused on protecting natural resources and advancing the wellbeing of our communities.

We are seeking a candidate who will contribute to our diverse, collaborative, and innovative team; maximize the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills; and bring new tools and ideas to the table.

Logan Simpson has an immediate opening for a regular full-time Mid- or Senior-Level Renewables Planner to primarily focus on solar and renewable land use and permitting projects. This position would work a hybrid in-office schedule based out of our downtown Fort Collins, Colorado office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing environmental and renewable permitting projects on private and public lands and communities throughout Colorado, Arizona, and other western states.
  • Act as Project Manager for multi-disciplinary projects such as solar and renewable energy applications to federal, state, and local governments.
  • Work will include researching and writing existing condition reports, mapping, coordinating project management activities, NEPA, supporting public involvement activities, developing and executing permitting strategies, and performing other duties as required.
  • Occasional out-of-state travel to visit project sites and attend public outreach events should be anticipated.

Position Requires:

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Planning, Anthropology, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Studies, or closely related field; or, a Bachelor’s degree with 2 additional years of experience in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • 3+ years of related experience in a consulting or agency setting.
  • Proven technical expertise in preparing applications and/or NEPA analyses for solar and renewable energy projects.
  • Strong writing skills associated with land use, zoning, or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and quality control a must!
  • Ability to synthesize and present complex ideas through text and graphics.
  • Ability to multitask and be able to adjust to daily changes in priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Desire to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Self-starters with an eye for detail, a dedication to accuracy, and a passion for incorporating best practices and more importantly identifying and testing new planning ideas, practices, and technologies, are encouraged to apply.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Compensation: This is a full-time position paid on a salaried basis between $70,000 to $120,000 annually, depending on experience and education.

Logan Simpson offers the following benefits and perks:

  • A comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental and vision plans, firm paid Life/AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage, and a 401(k) with a firm match
  • Employee Assistance Program with free counseling and mental health services
  • Paid time off starting at 16 days off per year, and 7 paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday
  • Work on a variety of interesting projects
  • Support for professional conference attendance and external trainings
  • Internal professional development and innovation program
  • Wellness Program including $100 annual “Wellness Bucks” allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Babies-at-Work program
  • Paid Costco memberships, paid parking, and reimbursement for public transit costs

If interested, please apply online at https://logansimpson.com/logan-simpson-available-opportunities/ and include a resume and a cover letter.

Diversity, inclusion, and respect are at the core of our values. Here at Logan Simpson, we believe we have a responsibility as a firm to promote and guide responsible change. To do that, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of each of our talented staff members. We strive to create an inclusive workplace to connect us closer to our clients and the communities we serve.

Logan Simpson is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. No staff member or applicant is ever denied equal opportunity or discriminated against because of race (including hair style), color, religion (includes religious dress and grooming practices), sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, parental status, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or belief, military or veteran status, or any other prohibited factor. We provide equal pay for staff members who perform equal work. Staff members are recruited, hired, and promoted based on the individual who is the most qualified for that particular position.