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Located in Melville, NY and the lower Hudson Valley, NPV is an environmental planning firm providing a wide range of professional services. With over 20 years of industry experience, NPV continually seeks talented and dedicated individuals to join our growing team of AICP-certified planners, economists, ecologists, hydrologists, certified environmental professionals, grants specialists and GIS specialists.   NPV offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, a professional working environment, and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of exciting and innovative projects.  Our workplace encourages innovation, creativity and camaraderie.  Check out our open positions below.

NPV is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Career Postings

POSTED August 3rd, 2022 apply

Planner – Long Island Office

NPV is seeking a self-motivated and energetic individual looking for a profession in the field of planning. He/she will have the opportunity to work with our senior planning staff at our Melville, New York office, who represent numerous municipal and private clients in Long Island, Westchester and the Hudson Valley.


Roles/Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct research, data gathering, and baseline analysis in support of land use planning assignments.
  • Create maps and graphics to be used in documents and in support of analyses.
  • Land use application reviews, environmental reviews in accordance with SEQRA, and preparing baseline studies and reports related to the planning field.


Skill Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in urban or regional planning and proficiency with ArcGIS are preferred; however, candidates with a bachelor’s degree in planning or a related undergraduate program such as environmental studies, urban studies, or economics and a minimum of two years of experience will also be considered.
  • Candidates should demonstrate strong technical writing capabilities, attention to detail, strong organizational skills and work ethic, and the ability to manage deadlines and accomplish multiple tasks.
  • Working knowledge of land use regulations, fiscal/economic impact analysis.
  • Proficiency with graphic programs are positive attributes for this candidate.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are required.


Salary and Benefits
NPV offers a competitive salary commensurate with level of education and professional experience as well as medical and other benefits.

Interested candidates should apply on line. Please include resume and letter of interest with at least one technical writing sample.

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POSTED May 1st, 2022 apply

Landscape Ecologist – Melville Office

Nelson Pope Voorhis is seeking a full-time permanent position for our Long Island office (Melville NY) with a background in landscape architecture/landscape design and drafting skills utilizing AutoCAD and the Adobe suite. NPV is an environmental planning company, with this position’s focus being on sustainable landscape design, sustainable management, restoration, mitigation, and invasive management. Work assignments will involve sustainable landscape design, green infrastructure/stormwater management planning, watershed assessments, adaptive management, ecological assessment, field identification, and invasive species survey. This position will work alongside the entire staff of Nelson + Pope/NPV engineers, surveyors, architects, planners, and permitting specialists.

Requirements:

  • Minimum BS/BA in environmental science, natural resources, biology, ecology, horticulture, landscape design, or related field. Preferred MLA.
  • Working knowledge of SketchUp and GIS, as well as plant identification skills, are a plus. Work assignments will involve sustainable landscape design, green infrastructure/stormwater management planning, watershed assessments, adaptive management, ecological assessment, field identification and invasive species survey.
  • Experience with technical and report writing will be required.

NPV offers competitive salaries, full benefits, a professional collaborative working environment, and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of exciting and innovative projects. Our workplace encourages innovation, creativity, and camaraderie.

Salary and Benefits
NPV offers a competitive salary commensurate with the level of education and professional experience and offers medical and other benefits.

Interested candidates should apply online. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and work samples. Work samples should include at least one technical writing and one graphic sample.

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POSTED May 1st, 2022 apply

Mid-Level Planner

Nelson Pope Voorhis is an environmental planning firm with offices in Melville, NY, and in the lower Hudson Valley providing a wide range of professional services.  NPV continually seeks talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our growing team of planners, economists, ecologists, hydrologists, certified environmental professionals, grants specialists, and GIS specialists.  NPV offers competitive salaries, full benefits, a professional collaborative working environment, and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of exciting and innovative projects.  Our workplace encourages innovation, creativity, and camaraderie.

NPV is seeking experienced, self-motivated, and energetic Planners to support our work with numerous municipal and private clients on Long Island and in the Hudson Valley.

 

Responsibilities

  • Complete planning/zoning studies and prepare document graphics.
  • Review development applications (site and subdivision plans, special use permits), SEQRA compliance, report preparation, and for senior candidates, attend evening board meetings as a staff planner for municipal clients within our region.
  • SEQRA document preparation, including EISs, for public and private clients.

 

Skill Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in the principles, practices & techniques of environmental and land use planning, and a working knowledge of New York State land use and environmental regulations. Candidate may have proficiency in related fields including urban design, ecology, hydrology, geology, geography, or similar field.
  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Familiarity with ESRI GIS.
  • AICP Certification is preferred.

 

Salary and Benefits

NPV offers a competitive salary commensurate with the level of education and professional experience as well as medical and other benefits.

Interested candidates should apply online. Please submit a letter of interest with at least one technical writing sample (in one pdf file) and a resume.

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