Professional Opportunities - Jobs, RFPs, Papers & Speaking
The Principal Planner performs work for the Planning and Engineering Department which primarily includes the managing, evaluating and making recommendation on items that are required go before the Planning and Zoning Commission before City Commission.
The City of Laramie invites firms to submit qualifications from a multi-disciplinary environmental contractor firm or firms to provide, but not limited to, project management, environmental inventory and assessment, brownfield grant management, stormwater /floodplain mitigation and management, redevelopment/economic assessment and public information and outreach related to its EPA Brownfield Assessment grant for Petroleum and Hazardous Substances grant.
Under general direction of the Planning Manager/Deputy Director of Planning and Development, processes land use applications and annexation requests pursuant to the Town code, and prepares detailed analysis reports during the development review process.
Planner II is a journey professional level in the Planner series. Under general supervision of the Planning Manager, a Planner II performs routine technical tasks or assists higher-level planners with a wide variety of more complex assignments. Work is generally within well-defined guidelines and is reviewed on a regular basis and upon completion.
Thurston County is seeking an organizational leader skilled at articulating a vision, developing strategies and aligning employees and resources to accomplish business objectives; who is also a leader of community development, familiar with balancing the needs of business, people and Thurston County’s precious natural resources.
Under the direction and partnership of a joint City-County Parks Board, the City of Helena and Lewis & Clark County desire to update their individual jurisdictional comprehensive parks plans simultaneously by combining planning processes and services. The City and County are jointly seeking a qualified consultant to prepare two separate updated Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plans.
The scenic, progressive and growing City of Fairfield (population 110,000) located midway between San Francisco and Sacramento in Solano County on the dynamic I-80 growth corridor, seeks a proactive, creative and forward thinking economic development professional to serve as the City’s Economic Development Manager. Reporting to the Community Development Director and with oversight of the Economic Development Division comprised of 3 staff and a budget of $1.3 million, the Manager leads the City’s efforts in working with businesses wanting to start, relocate, develop or expand in the City.
Under general supervision by the City Planner, this position will assist in the planning and implementation of department projects and programs by collecting data, completing research, and reviewing plans. This position will manage a full range of complex professional planning duties related to land use planning and will perform analytical work through the collection and interpretation of data used to prepare plans, reports, maps, tables and charts.
Logan Simpson, a growing planning and design firm, currently has an immediate opening for a full-time Planner with 3-5 years of experience, to work in our Salt Lake City, Utah office. Ideal candidates must be able to, under general supervision, perform planning, research, documentation, and graphic and layout work; coordinate outreach activities; and perform related duties as required.
Under the direction of the Community Development Director, plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, directs, and reviews the work of professional, technical, and administrative staff performing difficult and complex support related to all programs and activities of the Planning division; manages the effective use of the City's land use permitting process, and planning activities to improve organizational productivity and customer service, and provides highly complex and responsible support to the Community Development Director in areas of expertise.
The American Planning Association Utah Chapter hosts two professional conferences every year. Spring Conference is held away from the Wasatch Front and generally explores rural and small town issues and brings in between 150-200 participants.
The Cheyenne MPO is seeking a Senior Planner to supervise, assign, review, participate and perform professional level work in the field of transportation planning; and to provide information and assistance to agencies and individuals of the Cheyenne Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), developers, the business community, and the public on transportation planning, land use planning, socioeconomic data, and related matters.
The Assistant Planning Director position is new for the Department and provides an opportunity to be part of a strategy that will help bolster the effectiveness of planning functions in Gallatin County.
Under the direction of the Mayor and City Council, the Director of Community Development manages and directs the function and activities of the Community Development Department. The position will direct the City’s programs encompassing economic development, current and long range planning, municipal infrastructure coordination and plan review, building permit issuance and inspection services, and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The Director of Community Development ensures that the City’s mission, Council direction, core values and strategic initiatives are measurable and incorporated into operational activities and services.
The 2018 IMCL Design Competition jury will consider all submissions that speak to Designing Healthy 10-Minute Neighborhoods. Projects that emphasize Community, Health, Sustainability, and Equity are actively sought, and will be given particular consideration.