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Gilmore & Associates


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Junior Planner

New Britain, PA

Posted July 25, 2017

Position Description:

The Planner performs a variety of complex planning assignments; identifying problems and developing efficient solutions for our clients enabling them to better the environment and their communities (View full job description here).

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and prepare statistical reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues
  • Perform site investigations to gather relevant data to ensure compliance with approved plans
  • Assist with comprehensive, master, open space and park and trail planning projects
  • Assist with grant writing and management and discovery of new funding to implement client projects
  • Prepare visual aids (charts, maps, etc.), to use in presenting information to a community
  • Proactive and responsive communication with clients

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture or related area

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Planning experience
  • APA Membership

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Organized and detailed oriented with strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates the highest degree of ethical behavior and candor
  • Ability to interact with Federal, State & Local government agencies and officials
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of principals, practices and techniques of planning
  • Possesses basic knowledge in related fields such as geography, engineering, architecture, etc.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and legislation and ensures organizations compliance
  • Ability to build relationships with all staff, subconsultants and clients
  • Confident, enthusiastic team player with a passion to work in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, stay focused, set clear milestones and execute diverse projects simultaneously
  • Ability to perform in an environment that requires independent evaluation, judgment and decision making
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a project team
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Occasional regional travel required
  • Ability to work additional and/or nonstandard office hours, as required 
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