Community Planner

Oklahoma City, OK
Added: January 17, 2024

Senior Community Planner / Project Manager

Halff is seeking to hire an experienced Senior Community Planner to join the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma team as a Project Manager. The ideal person for this position can thrive in a collaborative work environment with an interdisciplinary team of planners, landscape architects, and engineers on a variety of planning efforts. The Halff Oklahoma City team is involved in exciting planning projects in Oklahoma and beyond ranging from comprehensive plan preparation; parks, recreation, and trails planning; active transportation planning; downtown, corridor and special area planning; urban design and land planning; development codes; and more.

The responsibilities of the Senior Community Planner include project management and leadership of public engagement, plan development, and technical report writing and document production. The Senior Community Planner will mentor younger staff; balance client, company, and project team responsibilities; manage budgets and tasks; and oversee the preparation of high-quality documents and deliverables. The successful candidate will also be skilled at leading diverse public engagement programs, possess a confident presentation style, and be proficient at managing the competing interests of project stakeholders as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in community/urban planning, landscape architecture, architecture, or a closely related field.
  • 7 years of experience in a planning capacity.
  • 3 years of project management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of computer programs (GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office programs) and the ability to produce attractive maps, graphics, and written documents.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in both the public and private sector.
  • Well organized, detail oriented, and highly motivated.
  • Demonstrated abilities in facilitating community stakeholder input and public meetings.
  • Strong writing and graphic skills.
  • AICP certification.


Commensurate with experience. Halff offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet or exceed the above qualifications are invited to submit the following:

  • Letter of interest.
  • Resume.
  • Writing/graphic samples of recent work. If collaborative work is shown, credit team members and note your role where applicable.