England-Thims & Miller
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a related field, a minimum of three (3) years experience with local government regulatory requirements and processes, and is expected to receive AICP certification within three (3) years of hire. Experience may be public, private or a combination of both sectors. A Master’s Degree and/or current AICP certification are preferred.
The Planner will be responsible for preparing, filing and representing applications to local and regional government or agencies related to land development projects.
Essential duties and responsibilities include:
• Advising land development clients concerning land development entitlement process.
• Advising internal project teams on matters related to land use, zoning and concurrency.
• Meeting with government or agency reviewers with respect to interpretation of land development regulations.
• Negotiating with agency or government staff to secure approval of applications.
• Completing due diligence analysis of subject properties on behalf of owners or prospective buyers.
• Preparing and filing applications for land use amendments, rezoning, or concurrency.
• Preparing land use component of transit or traffic studies.
• Providing guidance during the site planning process concerning regulatory requirements.
• Making presentations at public meetings, hearings or workshops.
Knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successful performance in this role include:
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point; knowledge of GIS or Microsoft Project a plus.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Understanding of land development entitlement process.
• Ability to read/analyze/interpret complex information.
• Ability to manage projects and work on multiple projects concurrently.
• Ability to work effectively on a multi-disciplined project team.
• Ability to work and interact with local review agency staff.
• Ability to make presentations at public forums using Power Point and other exhibits.