Land Planner I/II

Timmons Group
Raleigh, NC
Added: April 30, 2024
Job Description

Timmons Group is currently seeking a Land Planner I/II to join our Raleigh, NC office. The Land Planner is responsible for assisting with the entitlement phase of private land development projects. The Land Planner will analyze site conditions, regulations, and community needs to develop layouts for residential, commercial, or recreational spaces.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Executes project design and production using relevant office software, such as MS Office, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, GIS
  • Conducts research and writes summary reports which are used in the completion of project work, including the preparation of recommendations regarding engineering and planning needs for each project
  • Assists in the preparation of engineering and planning-level cost estimates
  • Completes field observation, inspection, and data collection duties as directed by managing staff members
  • Prepare and review interim and final planning documents, including writing, mapping, and graphic design and ensure consistency with local codes and regulations
  • Assist the project team with drawings, drafting, and preparation of plans while demonstrating knowledge of the general concepts of planning, architecture, and design
  • Works under the supervision of Engineers, Planners, Landscape Architects, Project Managers, or other staff for assigned projects
  • Provide leadership and represent clients in zoning cases, including the public engagement and public hearing processes
  • Coordinate with infrastructure planning/design, land development, and landscape architecture groups regarding projects to ensure smooth design process for approval
  • Coordinate work on multiple concurrent projects to meet required deadlines
  • Attend public, stakeholder, and various technical committee meetings, including occasional evening and weekend meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Requirements of a successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture (BLA), Engineering or related degree,
  • 2-4+ years of experience in planning, ideally related to public/private land development, public infrastructure, and/or community development related projects
  • EIT or AICP Certification (or ability to obtain) preferred
  • Excellent communication and management skills
  • Strong, creative graphics skills, and ability to distill complex information into public-facing materials
  • Proficiency with office software (Word/Excel), AutoCAD Civil 3D, Arc GIS, and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • Understanding of design, details, and construction drawing preparation including site layout, grading, hardscape, drainage, and planting

Additional Information

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are looking for high energy, creative, flexible, patient, self-starters who are willing to work at a dynamic pace. Candidates must share a commitment to our company’s Vision, Mission and Shared Values.

Timmons Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Timmons Group is a full-service engineering and technology firm recognized nationally as a “Best Firm to Work For” by CE News. With over 15 offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, we provide civil engineering, environmental, economic development, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture, and surveying services to a diverse client base. As one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms for over 30 years, we are dedicated to being an employer of choice and providing our people with the best resources, technology, and culture to help them thrive in an engaging career development setting. For more information, visit