Urban Planner Job Description

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 about 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 for performing analytical tasks and developing and presenting recommendations and documents. Work is performed under the direction and reviewed through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.

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Job summary 2

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 to ensure an inclusive vision for the future.

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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, and written, and verbal skills.

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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 services and guide the development of planning policies, procedures, and programs to promote orderly physical, community, and economic development.

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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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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 the 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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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 and 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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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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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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