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Associate Land Use Planner/Project Manager

Van Ness Feldman

Seattle, WA United States

Van Ness Feldman (VNF) — a law and policy firm representing clients in energy, environment, land use, real estate, and government relations matters — seeks an Associate Land Use Planner/Project Manager for its Seattle office.

Qualified applicants will have 4-6 years planning experience; familiarity with local, state, and federal permits and approvals (platting, conditional use permits, variances, wetland & shoreline approvals, HPAs, 401 cert) and environmental compliance (SEPA, NEPA); demonstrated project management experience; ability to collect and organize input from various disciplines and obtain governmental approvals for multi-faceted developments; strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to work with teams and facilitate meetings, to justify policy decisions, and to produce excellent written reports/documents; and the desire to work with a collaborative team of attorneys, planners, policy professionals, and consultants. City of Seattle experience strongly preferred.

VNF is known for its high-quality work. We recognize the need for a balanced life. We offer top-notch benefits (health, dental, 401k, and vacation), complex and sophisticated work, interesting clients, superior training, and a professional, fun environment where we share a commitment to teamwork, collegiality, and excellence.

Salary DOE.

All replies will be confidential. No phone inquiries. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements in a single PDF to: Julie A. Brandsness, Executive Director, Seattle, jab@vnf.com.


Submittal Deadline: February 8, 2019

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
None Selected
Land Use Planning
Salary Range