Planning Team Leader


  • This position will manage multi-disciplinary Planning projects for private and public clients.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Provide research and interpretation of jurisdictional ordinances and requirements for due diligence and entitlement-related projects.
  • Prepare written reports and data analysis for entitlement-related applications.
  • Oversee the accurate and timely preparation and submittal of Planning applicationpackages such as comprehensive plan amendments, planned developments, andrezonings, including managing applications through the review and approval process.
  • Lead public outreach meetings and workshops.
  • Interaction and communication with public and private sector clients.
  • Client representation at public hearings and meetings.
  • Public speaking before a variety of audiences.
  • Lead and mentor other Planning staff.
  • Involvement and leadership role in planning and/or real estate industry professional


  • 7+ years of relevant Planning experience in progressively responsible roles in the public sector, private sector or both
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field
  • Proficiency in narrative writing and report production
  • Experience in public speaking
  • Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage priorities effectively
  • A consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Highly refined written and verbal communications skills
  • Detail oriented and able to closely follow instructions and direction with little oversight
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)