10 Best Urban Planner Job Descriptions

Urban Planner Job summary 1

An employee in this class performs a variety of professional program/project planning activities which impact municipal development and resource allocation processes. Tasks are of more than average difficulty and include analyzing data and formulating and recommending plans and programs relevant to municipal conditions and needs. Knowledge of planning principles and practices and application of analytical and cognitive skills are essential to work performed. Urban Planner is usually assigned to address long- and/or short-range planning activities pertaining to such particular subject areas as capital improvements, leisure services, development, or human services requiring possession of or ability to readily assimilate knowledge of specific programs, conditions and needs. Reasonable initiative and independent judgment are necessary in performing analytical tasks and developing and presenting recommendations and documents. Work is performed under direction and reviewed through conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.

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The Urban Planner must be an experienced and innovative planning professional with community planning experience in comparable urban settings and the ability to translate complex planning topics into clear concepts that the community can understand. This incumbent must have experience communicating with and building relationships among historically marginalized populations in order to ensure an inclusive vision for the future.

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Urban Planner Job summary 3

We are seeking to fill a full time Urban Planner. This is a mid-level position with the great opportunity of joining a creative and dynamic team. The ideal candidate should have advanced knowledge of land planning, graphic preparation, municipal entitlements, and plan preparation with excellent layout, organization, written, and verbal skills.

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Urban Planner Job summary 4

We invite you to apply to join our team as a full-time Urban Planner within the Planning & Urban Design Team. The purpose of this position is to provide professional urban planning service and guide the development of planning policies, procedures and programs to promote orderly physical, community and economic development.

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Urban Planner Job summary 5

We are seeking talented individuals to work in a dynamic, creative and growing Team environment. We promise an opportunity to work on a broad range of projects from both public and private sectors including hospitality, residential, multi-family, parks, waterfront, streetscapes, civic and more. In addition, our multi-disciplinary team offers an increased learning experience to work with a diverse team including Survey, SUE, Civil, Transportation and Construction Management.

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Urban Planner Job summary 6

The Urban Planner will be responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating and directing work land use projects of a considerable size, scope and complexity, including utility, residential and commercial development. This position will establish and maintain effective working relationships with key individuals at clients, governmental agencies, organizations, and the public. This position will be responsible for the development of proposals to prospective clients for project opportunities. The Urban Planner will provide leadership, guidance, instruction and technical advice to less experienced staff members, and will assist with supervision of staff on major projects as well as other duties as assigned.

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As an Urban Planner you will contribute and develop strong, creative and innovative design concepts on a range of urban design and master planning projects.

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Urban Planner Job summary 8

We are seeking an energetic Urban Planner to join our Cities + Urban Design practice area working on a range of high-profile public and private sector projects including master plans, specific plans, zoning code amendments, general plan amendments, development standards and other planning studies. Ideal candidates will possess a background in urban planning and policy have demonstrated exceptional leadership through past academic and/or professional achievements. Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills are critical. Comfort in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is a must. Candidates should be self-starters, quick-learners, and exude an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Urban Planner Job summary 9

We seek an Urban Planner to be part of her collaborative, energetic and innovative team. The prospective staff member must be committed to seeking out new and better ways for the office to connect with, and deliver for, City’s diverse neighborhoods, communities and constituents. The Urban Planner under the supervision of the Borough President’s Director of Land Use will work with staff to implement a shared vision of progressive policies, and community-based planning.

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Urban Planner Job summary 10

We are looking for motivated self-starters to support our growing practice. The Urban Planner will work on a variety of exciting projects that could include master plans, station area plans, Specific Plans, transit-oriented development projects, EIRs, feasibility analyses, campus, streetscape, and pedestrian plans, and design guidelines, among others. Candidates with a combination of strong writing and graphics skills, research and analytical capabilities, and experience with urban design projects are strongly encouraged to apply. The Urban Planner must be able to work independently and with a team of multi-disciplinary professionals.

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