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Company: LDC
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description and Profile
The Planner performs a variety of independent and team activities in the areas of permitting, planning and policy.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers through coordination, meeting attendance, document preparation, etc.
  • Manage smaller permitting projects including client coordination, managing permit processes, and completing billings/change orders with oversight from supervisor.
  • Prepare staff reports and present information at public meetings and hearings.
  • Research jurisdictional requirements, codes, policies, and project fees.
  • Find, maintain, and fill out jurisdictional forms and applications.
  • Submit permit forms and applications.
  • Assist with preparation of RFP/RFQ for planning/engineering projects.
  • Prepare GIS maps.
  • Assist, support, and take responsibility for individual tasks on long range planning and policy projects.
  • Attend pre-application, application, and pre-construction meetings as needed.
  • Attend client meetings and conference calls as needed.
  • Coordinate with sub-consultants for needed design services.
  • Attend site walks as needed.
  • Perform records requests and file dives.
  • Proofread and review documents for Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers.
  • Prepare portions of complex technical reports.
  • Contract and change order preparation in coordination with project managers.
  • Pick up and deliver plans and documents to jurisdictions and clients.
  • Prepare project narratives and response letters.
  • Project feasibility and project layouts.
  • Aid in preparation of proposals. Skills and Specifications
    • Understanding of permitting/project management processes and/or principles and practices of planning and/or public policy.
    • Read, interpret, and apply federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
    • Strong project management and organizational skills.
      • Multitasking and prioritizing.
      • Communicate effectively with both internally and with those we serve. Other
        • Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
        • High-level proficiency in computer software program related activities.
        • Self-motivated, hardworking, highly ethical, and dependable employee.
        • Possess excellent rapport with management and co-workers, positive can-do attitude, excellent customer service, marketing, and people skills.
        • GIS and Microsoft suite skills.
        • Can handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment.
        • Detail-oriented, organized, multi-tasking and good follow-through skills.
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
        • Excellent stress management and time management skills.
        • Ability to work discretely with sensitive and confidential information.
        • Willing to contribute and pitch in, wherever there is a need within LDC, without being specifically asked to do so. Education, Qualifications, Experience
          • A Bachelor's degree in planning, geography, civil engineering, political science, economics, environmental sciences; AND, three (3) years of experience in a related field. Work related experience may be substituted for the required education or training on a year for year basis.
          • Valid Washington driver's license.
            *This job description would be more focused on long-range planning.

Keywords: LDC, Kent , Planner, Other , Kent, Washington

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