Planner – Durham, NC

Name of Employer: McAdams

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Job title: Planner

Job Location: Durham, NC

Job Details / Description

We are seeking an experienced Planner to join our Planning + Design Group to act as a key liaison and project manager in support of McAdams growing Institutional Market Sector.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working within a team framework, as well as independently, on a wide range of project types focusing on energy, higher education, healthcare, but also including mixed-use, residential and commercial projects.
  • Preparation of due diligence reports, applications, land use justifications and project narratives.
  • Collaboration with multiple groups within McAdams in pursuit of entitlement efforts in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Attendance and representation of projects at stakeholder meetings and public hearings.

Candidates should be prepared to bring work samples/portfolio to their interview or provide beforehand electronically.

Job Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master Degree in Landscape Architecture or City/Regional Planning from an accredited program
  • 5-8 years of project management and entitlement experience
  • AICP certification a plus

Skill requirements:

  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to manage and provide support for multiple projects in multiple jurisdictions
  • Ability to interpret and apply municipal ordinances
  • Strong analytical and technical writing skills
  • Ability to research and compile complex due diligence reports for use in evaluating potential development sites
  • Ability to work/negotiate with local review agencies and stakeholder groups on behalf of client’s needs
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to speak before governing bodies and neighborhood groups.

How to Apply

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Posted on

November 29, 2016

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