Associate Land Use Planner/Project Manager

Van Ness Feldman
Seattle, WA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Land-Use Management
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Not required

Van Ness Feldman (VNF) — a law and policy firm representing clients in energy, environment, land use, real estate, and government relations matters — seeks an Associate Land Use Planner/Project Manager for its Seattle office.

Qualified applicants will have 4-6 years planning experience; familiarity with local, state, and federal permits and approvals (platting, conditional use permits, variances, wetland & shoreline approvals, HPAs, 401 cert) and environmental compliance (SEPA, NEPA); demonstrated project management experience; ability to collect and organize input from various disciplines and obtain governmental approvals for multi-faceted developments; strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to work with teams and facilitate meetings, to justify policy decisions, and to produce excellent written reports/documents; and the desire to work with a collaborative team of attorneys, planners, policy professionals, and consultants. City of Seattle experience strongly preferred. 

VNF is known for its high quality work.  We recognize the need for a balanced life. We offer top-notch benefits (health, dental, 401k, and vacation), complex and sophisticated work, interesting clients, superior training, and a professional, fun environment where we share a commitment to teamwork, collegiality, and excellence. 

All replies will be confidential.  No phone inquiries.  Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements in a single PDF to: Julie A. Brandsness, Executive Director, Seattle,


Submittal Deadline: February 8, 2019

Published on:
January 11, 2019 - 10:14am
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