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Planning Consultant in Portland OR
Angelo Planning Group (APG)
Angelo Planning Group (APG) is seeking a highly motivated Planner to work in our downtown Portland, Oregon office. The full-time position will provide support to our team of project managers on a wide range of planning projects, including concept planning technical support, policy research, zoning code updates and development entitlements. Strong research, writing, analytical and visual communication skills are essential.
Link: http://www.angeloplanning.com/jobs/
Urban Design Practice Leader
Jacobs
The selected individual will be primarily responsible for the growth and development of an inclusive, diverse, and sustainable regional urban design and planning practice, with an emphasis in the Seattle and Portland markets. The role will require close collaboration with multiple business lines to develop and promote opportunities of the practice. Key Responsibilities • Develop new partnerships, client networks, and marketing strategies for the urban design and planning practice • Lead and manage urban design and planning projects, and a multi-disciplinary team of planners and designers collaboratively to deliver and pursue work across different regions and offices • Exhibit leadership attributes driving a culture of trust, respect and performance • Participate in the growth and development of other key geographies and market teams including key pursuits, thought leadership and client relationships to deliver comprehensive and integrated strategy across all key service lines and markets • Create a recruitment and talent development plan to match and support the needs of the team • Work with sales teams and other market leaders to keep the sales pipeline, develop proposals, and participate in regular market and sales meetings • Cultivate new and existing client relationships and network into the organization across Jacobs markets and service lines as well as key regional markets. • Develop, evaluate and monitor the execution of projects and local group performance against work plans and other key metrics
Link: https://g.co/kgs/TQsKhu
Assistant Planner
City of Beaverton
The City of Beaverton is looking for an Assistant Planner. This position is part of the City’s Planning Permit Counter team and will work closely with community members and developers by providing excellent customer service in answering land use questions and reviewing development applications.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/beaverton?
Housing Planner at Commerce
Wa State Dept. of Commerce.
Commerce is looking for two people (senior and associate) to manage the GMS housing grant programs. The senior position is currently open and closes Nov 8.
See https://www.commerce.wa.gov/serving-communities/growth-management/growth-management-grants/ for more information about the grant programs and the following link for the work of the 5-person housing unit. https://www.commerce.wa.gov/serving-communities/growth-management/growth-management-topics/planning-for-housing/
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3266886/commerce-specialist-3-growth-management-program-11515?department[0]=Dept.%20of%20Commerce&sort=PostingDate%7CDescending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Assistant Managing Director at Growth Management Services
Wa State Dept. of Commerce.
The Assistant Managing Director supervises eight Senior Planner positions and manages the Western Washington office of the Unit. This position fills in for the Managing Director when the Managing Director is absent and is familiar with all aspects of the program and maintains relationships internally and externally that allow the position to make day to day decisions with a high degree of independence.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3266860/assistant-managing-director-growth-management-services-wms-band-2-11511
Temporary Transportation Planner
City of Kirkland
Located on the shore of Lake Washington, Kirkland is a great place to work. The City is committed to reducing the reliance on single occupancy vehicles and improving connectivity and multimodal mobility. Over the years, the City has implemented innovative projects and programs to realize those commitments. Currently, staff is engaged in a series of local and regional transportation-related plans and projects, including: station area planning related to Sound Transit Stride I-405 Bus Rapid Transit, updating the Active Transportation Plan, and creating a Vision Zero action plan. The team also is working on projects to address Cross Kirkland Corridor improvements, Lake Washington Boulevard options, and downtown parking policies. Kirkland encourages all to apply. Come join our fun and energetic workforce!
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/41447-1/temporary-transportation-planner-city-of-kirkland?keyword=transportation&location=kirkland%2C+wa&pagetype=searchPage
Planner
Baker County
Baker County is seeking a planner! Join a great team in beautiful Baker City. We're responsible for the land use planning of Baker County and Baker City, giving a diverse mix of urban and rural planning. Please see more information on our website.
Link: http://www1.bakercounty.org/JobPostings.nsf/xView.xsp
Assistant Planner
City of Everett
This is entry-level professional work in urban planning within a mid-sized (pop. 112,000) dynamic and growing city. The position will work within the land use planning team, which focuses on project and permit application review. Work includes technical support to planners and others working on complex planning projects, reviewing development proposals for consistency with Everett’s development regulations and procedural requirements, and direct support to development applicants and the public. The work is performed under relatively close supervision unless the tasks assigned are of a routine nature well defined by precedent. The work is performed under the supervision of the Planning Director or designee and is reviewed by observation, through evaluations of reports and projects, and on the basis of other performance criteria.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/everettwa/jobs/3257906/assistant-planner
Planner Analyst
Pierce Transit
The Planner Analyst performs data analysis and preparation of statistical reports based on information derived from onboard monitoring equipment, including automated vehicle locator (AVL), passenger counting systems (APC), Smartcard or electronic farebox collection systems. In this role, you will conduct analysis of ridership trends, system performance and other strategic information captured within a transportation planning database. Additionally, as a Planner Analyst, you will participate in local and regional stakeholder group meetings and planning activities for multimodal solutions to the region’s traffic and transportation problems.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/piercetransit/jobs/3243566/planner-analyst?keywords=senior%20planner&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Associate, in ECONorthwest's Planning and Development Practice
ECONorthwest
ECONorthwest, a leading west coast economics consulting firm, has an immediate opening for up to two full-time mid -level Associate positions in its Planning and Development practice. ECONorthwest is seeking experienced professionals with two to ten years of professional experience. Depending on experience and interest, these staff will support or manage projects on topics relating to urban planning, housing policy, transit-oriented development, economic development, real estate development and market analysis, land use policy development, and plan implementation strategies.
Link: https://econorthwest.hrannie-hire.com/job/328582/associate-planning-development
Comprehensive Planning Manager
King County
King County is seeking an equity-focused, detail oriented and organizationally savvy candidate for the position of Comprehensive Planning Manager. This position will serve on the Regional Planning team in the Office of Performance, Strategy, and Budget. The Comprehensive Planning Manager manages and participates in advanced and highly complex community and interagency planning activities. This position serves as the project manager and lead for the development of the King County Comprehensive Plan and will lead the required statutory update which is due to the state in 2024.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/3248879/comprehensive-planning-manager?keywords=compreh&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Senior Planner
City of Redmond, WA
The Planning and Community Development Department is actively and strategically responding to the growing and various needs of the community. The fast-paced nature of our municipality drives innovation and efficiency. A successful candidate will possess deeply rooted principles that align well with the City's values of being welcoming, having integrity, showing accountability, and demonstrating a commitment to service. Additionally, an ideal candidate should find satisfaction in providing exceptional customer service and thrive in a collaborative work environment.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead several components of the state-mandated periodic review and update of the Redmond Comprehensive Plan, an effort collectively known as Redmond 2050, including land use and centers planning. We are looking for strong oral and written communicator with excellent project management skills.
- Lead major elements of equitable and inclusive community engagement for Redmond 2050. Experience engaging a diverse community is highly desirable.
- Lead complex, high-profile, and sometimes controversial planning initiatives, programs, and projects, including but not limited to Comprehensive Plan amendments, regulatory updates, subarea plans and environmental studies.
- Perform and manage sensitive professional planning projects, research, and analysis.
- Work directly with planning staff, interdepartmental teams, and community volunteers in the implementation of the work program. We are looking for a team player with a willingness to contribute expertise and learn from others.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/redmondwa/jobs/3244457/senior-planner?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Senior Planner
City of Beaverton
Come join our dynamic, collaborative team of planners to work on both land use application review and code updates!
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/beaverton/jobs/3216948/senior-planner?keywords=senior&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Planner - Housing Policy and Programs
A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH)
Do you want a key role in making housing more affordable in King County? Do you want a job where you will see real results in the form of affordable housing construction and preservation? Do you want to work in a small, supportive team involved in policy, planning, and direct administration of affordable housing programs?

The ARCH Planner for Housing Policy and Programs will serve as the lead housing staff responsible for implementing a growing number of incentive and inclusionary housing programs for East King County cities. In this role, you will develop contracts and covenants between developers and cities that integrate affordable housing opportunities into market-rate developments, and coordinate closely within the ARCH team to ensure smooth transitions to lease-up or sales. You will also have a key role in evaluating and enhancing program effectiveness and developing policy recommendations for new or improved affordable housing policies and programs.

A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH) is a partnership of 15 East King County Cities and King County who work together to create and preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households in the region. ARCH staff support member governments by developing housing policies, strategies, programs, and development regulations; investing local resources in affordable housing developments; administering affordable housing programs; and assisting people looking for affordable rental and ownership housing.
Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bellevuewa/jobs/3268792-0/planner-housing-policy-and-programs
Climate Mitigation Planner (Planner 3)
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
The land use and transportation planner for climate change mitigation will assist in amending state rules governing local transportation and land use planning to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. This position will also assist local governments and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) with implementing the amended rules including regional scenario planning.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--DLCD/Climate-Mitigation-Planner_REQ-78228?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Natural Hazards Planner- Wildfire (Planner 3)
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
This position will work to help reduce the impact of disasters through natural hazard mitigation planning. Specifically, this position will identify updates to the statewide land use planning program and local comprehensive plans and zoning codes that are needed to incorporate wildfire risk maps and minimize wildfire risk, including the appropriate levels of state and local resources necessary for effective implementation.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--DLCD/Natural-Hazards-Planner--Wildfire_REQ-78631?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Rural Transportation Equity Planner
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
The Rural Transportation Equity Planner will support underserved communities in rural areas to gain access to critical services and destinations by identifying and pursuing healthy transportation options like biking, walking and public transportation. The position will provide technical assistance to conduct analysis and implement focused community outreach to determine the multi-modal projects that are most needed.

This position will be responsible for managing a new program that provides funding to rural communities to create strategic investment plans with projects aligned with construction funding opportunities at the federal and state level, such as Safe Routes to School Program, Oregon Community Paths Program, and other bicycle, pedestrian, and public transportation grant programs.
Link: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--DLCD/Rural-Transportation-Equity-Planner_REQ-78650-1?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
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