Land Use Planner

Job Summary

In this role, you will work as a member of the Community Planning team under a Manager or Principal completing a variety of tasks for long range planning projects. Duties will include preparing and delivering reports, memos, applications, and presentations for land use permits and entitlements, performing property, zoning, and utility research to ensure compliance with land use regulations, and coordinating with co-workers, clients, project team members, and permitting agencies on deliverables and scheduling. In addition, you will assist with the planning and implementation of public engagement activities and other presentations, and prepare attractive, easy-to-read graphics to communicate complex ideas.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Geography, or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and web-based communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding of how to interpret and apply comprehensive plans and development codes
  • Knowledge of public engagement programs to reach diverse communities, such as interviews and focus groups, questionnaires, designing public events, and facilitating committee meetings
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple project managers
  • Proficient with Microsoft and Adobe Creative Suite

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Graduate degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or related field
  • Knowledge of Oregon and Washington Statewide Planning Systems
  • Proficient with ArcGIS and AutoCad/Civil 3D
  • Graphic design skills


Salary Range

$63,000-$73,000 depending on experience

How to Apply

Multicultural and multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

To be considered, please submit a detailed resume showing all employment and volunteer activities to

We strive to build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and celebrate the value of having a diverse voice for our team, projects, and clients. At this time, we are only able to consider candidates who are able to work in the United States.