SLR International Corporation is seeking a Planner II (3 to 6 years of experience) to serve as valuable members of our Community Planning team located in New England.
Who We Are
We are a team of talented, committed, and energetic people who are motivated by challenge, diversity, and team success. Our workplace encourages innovation and collaboration. SLR offers competitive salaries, full benefits, a professional collaborative working environment, and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of exciting projects. Our New England Community Planning team represents a broad and diverse range of technical and planning capabilities. In addition, we work closely in a multidisciplinary approach with other teams including GIS, Resilience Planning, Transportation Planning, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture. Our current New England offices include Springfield, MA, New Haven, CT and several locations in the Hartford, CT area that are legacy Milone & McBroom, Inc. offices.
Required Skills & Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
- Understanding of the principles and practices of municipal planning, particularly in various New England states
- Technical knowledge in housing, land use, and zoning related to planning activities
- Prior experience in developing Comprehensive Plans, Master Plans, Housing Plans, and other planning documents is a must
- Familiarity with demographic data sources and ability to analyze retrieve and analyze data
- Well-developed ability to translate planning data into concise, easily understood materials for broad dissemination
- Demonstrated experience in working with local officials and the public in the community engagement process
- Critical thinking and strong communication skills (graphic, written, and interpersonal)
- Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Excel and Esri ArcGIS is preferable.
- Efficient, thorough, detail oriented, and dedicated to quality work
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment across numerous disciplines
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
- A Master’s degree in planning or a closely related field
- Minimum of three years of experience in planning while gaining increasing responsibility
- American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or actively pursuing certification is highly desirable
- Current valid driver’s license and ability to travel by airplane and car, including overnight travel
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