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WSP USA Environmental Planner in Toronto, Ontario


We are a global leader in the Earth and Environment sector. Globally headquartered in Montreal, where it all began, we proudly serve communities from coast to coast and beyond.  We have over 14,000 multidisciplinary professionals worldwide collaborating daily to protect and conserve natural landscapes, create firm foundations for communities to stand on, and champion sustainable development to combat climate change. 

As part of the team, you will have access to an unparalleled network of resources, expertise, and endless opportunities to collaborate on exciting projects with diverse teammates from marine biologists to geophysicists to geotechnical engineers and more.

Why WSP?

We value and are committed to upholding a culture of  Inclusion * and  *Belonging

Our  Flexible Work Policy  – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.

Our  *Hybrid Work Policy * - a combination of in-person and remote working enables us to purposefully think of how we work, who we need to work with, and where the work should be done.

A  *Canadian * success story - we're  *proud * to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.

*Enhance * the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain - WSP is the fabric of Canada.

Outstanding  career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to  *your * ideas and trying  *new * things.

A phenomenal  collaborative * culture and a workforce filled with genuinely  *good people  who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP :

  • We value our people and our reputation

  • We are locally dedicated with international scale

  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo

  • We foster collaboration in everything we do

  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY. (

A day in the life:

You will manage the environmental planning for multi-disciplinary transportation projects, including environmental impact assessments and related studies

You will undertake quality reviews of project deliverables, including environmental assessments and technical documents that support regulatory approvals

You will offer technical leadership to the team, providing strategic advice and oversight, and using strong project management skills to deliver high-quality products and services to our clients

You will consult with regulators and clients, and oversee innovative programs that engage Indigenous communities and project stakeholders

You will contribute to the growth of the team by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key clients, identifying new project opportunities, and supporting proposals for the team

You will support the team’s workload and resource planning, and work with your colleagues to develop the team’s business development and marketing strategies

You will mentor junior staff, identifying career goals and development opportunities for them, and for yourself

You will ensure health and safety policies are followed and be a role model for WSP's Life Saving and corporate values.

You will primarily be home/office-based but will travel for short-duration trips and events as required.

What you'll bring to WSP ...

Bachelor's or master's degree in environmental studies, environmental science, environmental engineering, or a related discipline

Minimum 4 years of experience conducting and managing environmental impact assessments, with a focus on transportation projects

Experience in the design and delivery of stakeholder and Indigenous engagement programs, including the use of innovative virtual engagement tools

Experience assisting with and managing small to medium projects and multi-disciplinary teams