The Associate Planner works with and provides assistance and support to the Planners and Engineers through coordination and document production. The Associate Planner will perform a variety of activities in the areas of permitting, comprehensive, long range, and comparable planning functions.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide support to Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers through coordination, meeting attendance, document preparation, etc.
- Research jurisdictional requirements, codes, and policies
- Find, maintain, and fill out jurisdictional forms and applications
- Submit permit forms and applications
- Attend pre-application, application, and pre-construction meetings as needed
- Attend client meetings and conference calls as needed
- Coordinate with sub-consultants for needed design services
- Attend site walks as needed
- Perform records requests and file dives
- Proofread and review documents for Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers
- Contract and change order preparation
- Pick up and deliver plans and documents to jurisdictions and clients
- Prepare project narratives and response letters
- Project feasibility and project layouts
- Aid in preparation of proposals
Skills and Specifications
- Knowledge of municipal and state standards and code
- Multitasking and prioritizing
- Communication skills as to when to involve upper management and how to communicate with project team
- Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
- High-level proficiency in computer software program related activities
- Self-motivated, hardworking, highly ethical, and dependable employee
- Possess excellent rapport with management and co-workers, positive can-do attitude, excellent customer service, marketing and people skills
- Have the ability to handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
- Detail-oriented, organized, multi-tasking and good follow-through skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
- Excellent stress management and time management skills
- Ability to work discretely with sensitive and confidential information
- Willing to contribute and pitch in, where ever there is a need within LDC, without being specifically asked to do so
Education, Qualifications, Experience
- A Bachelor's degree in planning, environmental studies, geography or related field is required. One to three years of work experience in private or municipal planning service.
- Valid Washington driver’s license
LDC offers a great work environment with outstanding benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:
- Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits
- HSA (Health Savings Account)
- Life Insurance
- Short-Term Disability
- Long-Term Disability
- EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
- Flexible Core Work Schedule
- 401-k Retirement Plan with Company Match
- Discretionary Bonuses
- Healthy Work/Life Balance
- Competitive wages and opportunity for overtime.
- Fitness Workout Room
- Training/continuing education.
- Career advancement opportunities.
- Company events (company barbecues, family picnics, preseason Seahawk game and many more).
Job Type: Full-time
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