Job Description and Requirements
Plans, directs, and supervises urban / environmental planning project of large scope and complexity.
Serves as a technical leader and as a recognized expert in field of practice.
Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as project needs arise. Monitors productivity and proficiency of assigned personnel.
Establishes budget estimates and staffing requirements for defined scope and schedule.
Reviews work produced by those assigned to ensure that all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations are followed, that current techniques are utilized, and that quality is acceptable.
Engages services of outside consultants when warranted.
Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, and land planning and development specialists to devise and recomm end arrangements of land and physical facilities for residential, commercial, transportation, industrial, and community uses.
Provides advice and counsel regarding regulatory compliance issues. Serves as key contact for major clients. May serve on technical review boards, committees, and panels for projects which will have a major impact on a community or urban area.
Develops and presents recommendations based on governmental measures for major projects affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal.
Prepares, coordinates, and facilitates public involvement and consensusbuilding meetings and workshops that are of high interest to the general public.
Reviews and evaluates environmental impact reports, and recommends changes to overall project plan as appropriate.
Reviews and evaluates Reuse and Redevelopment Master Plans, and recommends changes as appropriate.
Maintains active membership in appropriate professional organizations and societies. Represents the Company at conferences, seminars, meetings, etc.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate
Bachelor's degree in Urban / Environmental Planning or related field
15+ years of related work experience
Certified Planner Certification is preferred at this level
Expert knowledge of urban / environmental planning practices and procedures
Proficiency in utilizing PC and various software packages typically used in urban / environmental planning assignments is required
Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills
Thorough understanding of local statutes and environmental rules and regulations
Proven ability for performing in a supervisory capacity on a project