Senior Planner

Laberge Group

Job Description
SENIOR PLANNER JOB DESCRIPTION Laberge Group based in Albany, New York has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented senior land use planner. This individual will work collaboratively with our team to prepare and assist in the preparation of: Comprehensive & Master Plans Generic Environmental Impact Statements Zoning Regulations & Land Use Ordinances Shared Services, Consolidation, and Dissolution Studies Brownfield Opportunity Area Plans Open Space/Recreation Plans Environmental Assessments (SEQR/NEPA) Community Development Strategic Plans Main Street & Downtown Revitalization Plans Waterfront Revitalization Plans Economic Development Plans Grant Writing, Administration and Management The preferred individual will have significant experience in zoning, the local land use approval process, and shall possess the skills to take a lead role in managing tasks. We are looking for a planner who can communicate (written and verbally), has a strong technical aptitude, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment. JOB REQUIREMENTS Bachelors in planning or related field required; Masters and AICP preferred. Eight (8) years’ experience. Must be a skilled public presenter. Excellent technical writing and computer skills are required. Must be accomplished in the management of multiple projects with excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel required Experience managing state of the art techniques to complex assignments using ESRI ArcGIS software, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Publisher preferred. Laberge Group has provided engineering, surveying, planning, and community development services since 1964 to public and private sector clients. Our diverse portfolio of successfully completed project, coupled with an experienced core of project management and design staff, provides clients creative, integrated and distinctive solutions. We are large enough to be professionally exhilarating and challenging, and small enough to provide highly attentive service to our clients. This is an opportunity to join a growing, well established firm which offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience as well as an excellent benefit package. Check out our website at All replies will be held in confidence. Interested candidates should send a detailed resume including education, work history and experience with emphasis on the elements identified above to Laberge Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability