Associate Planner

LDC, Inc - Woodinville, WA (30+ days ago)3.3

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
  • Medical
  • HSA (Health Savings Account)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 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

Required work authorization:

  • United States