Planner/ Project Support


Hybrid, TX United States

As we continue to take on more planning clients, our team must grow to accommodate the workload. It’s a great problem to have, and we’re seeking unique talent to join us in the role of Planner. Candidates with fantastic writing and presenting skills who are passionate about engaging the public are exactly what we’re seeking. Desired areas of specialized knowledge we are particularly interested in are mobility, urban design, housing, and resource management. Please be sure to highlight these skills and past projects utilizing these skills when submitting your package for consideration. 

General Job Description This position provides technical support on a variety of community planning projects. This technical support includes elements of planning, GIS mapping and spatial analysis, and public engagement. This position includes: production duties, such as mapping and table development; writing duties, such as drafting outlines, engagement surveys, and plan text elements; and, analysis duties, such as interpreting engagement results, and uncovering relationships from data points. This position requires at least 3 years of experience and an AICP or AICP candidate status. Pursuit of CNU-A after the initial year of employment is strongly preferred.

This is a remote position that does require periodic travel as needed to meet project and company commitments.  

Key Result Areas

1) Assessment, analysis, and production tasks on planning projects

  • Complete technically accurate and well-organized analysis of land use and mobility systems.
  • Perform technical writing and develops deliverables as assigned.
  • Prepare for and conduct surveys, interviews, in-person engagement activities, public meetings, and other options as assigned; this includes organizing of supplies and itineraries, formulating activities, and execution.
  • Utilize GIS, spreadsheets, and databases to conduct analyses and produce maps.
  • Formulate recommendations and present findings orally and in writing.
  • Organize and prepare assigned elements of plans, zoning and development regulations, and related documents.
  • Organize, prepare, and deliver presentations (in person and via Zoom) as assigned.

2) Deliver timely and thorough support, communication, and time management across projects

  • Effectively coordinate multiple priorities and deadlines to complete on time and within budget. 
  • Provide responsive and diligent support of project manager and team.
  • Perform careful research and due diligence to provide background information necessary for projects.
  • Work within defined project scopes and tasks. 
  • Understand and work within strategies set out by project manager to achieve desired results on behalf of clients. 
  • Attend internal and external meetings as assigned.

3) Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement, open communication, and innovation

  • Work with project team to review and identify lessons and share ideas upon completion of projects. 
  • Maintain training on an annual basis to learn new skills and gain perspectives to enhance work performance and knowledge.
  • Participate in company meetings to assess progress, celebrate success, and set goals for continuous improvement and growth for the team and our team members.
  • Complete daily check-ins and weekly summaries, provide task updates, and stay abreast of all project correspondence via Basecamp and company email. 
  • Apprise project managers of progress on tasks that have been assigned and ask for questions/clarification when needed to ensure time is utilized effectively. 
Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Other Specialty
Salary Range

Contact Information

AJ Fawver
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