New Opportunities

Land Use Planner Needed

Posted:  Jan 24, 2018
Land Use Planner

About Us:
Apex Engineering is a consulting firm specializing in civil engineering, surveying, planning and permitting.  We are a well established company with a solid strategy to further our growth and we offer many opportunities for long-term career development.  We are seeking a Land Use Planner proficient in land use policies, property research and permit entitlements for our Tacoma, Washington office. This is a full-time position with a substantial benefit package. Pay will be based on individual qualifications and experience.

Land Use Planner Responsibilities:

  • Conduct background research, data collection, and analysis of general resource and land use topics
  • Work under the general direction and supervision of project managers and principals throughout the company
  • Contribute to Apex’s long standing professional reputation in land use planning, consulting and research
  • Prepare reports related to land use research including:  zoning, utilities, and permitting processes in various jurisdictions around Washington and Oregon
  • Draft permit applications and coordinate complete submittal packages
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Travel as needed

Land Use Planner Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Land Planning, a related field or equivalent experience in site development/entitlements
  • 2 - 4 years of experience is required
  • Experience with in-depth code research, site planning, SEPA applications, feasibility reports and other land use entitlements
  • Ability to review and comprehend federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations in the Pacific Northwest
  • Excellent organizational, oral, written, and analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively work with internal and reviewing agency teams
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Willingness to learn and grow into increased responsibilities