Planner II

Systems Design Engineering, Inc

Leesport, PA

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

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Planner I / Planner II

SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEERING, INC

Leesport, PA United States

The selected candidate will act as representative for various municipal clients.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 years of experience (preferred) in the municipal planning, staffing public boards, plan review for sketch, preliminary and final plan stages.
  • Experienced in project management; comprehensive planning studies
  • Subdivision / land development review and design for residential, commercial and industrial projects
  • Preparation of zoning, landscape, lighting, and SALDO ordinances and updates
  • Recreation/park planning; public participation; and expert testimony for zoning, land development, site planning and environmental issues
  • Experience in management, site selection and facility planning studies, environmental assessments, program development, project management
  • Preparation of PennVEST, RUS, DCNR, PennDOT, DCED and/or CDBG funding applications for a variety of municipal projects
  • Professional writing in the form of review letters, staff reports, plan updates, ordinances, etc
  • A preferred candidate will demonstrate a well-rounded understanding of a wide variety of municipal planning topics and technical experience with zoning, land development and plan review

CERTIFICATIONS: American Institute of Certified Planners (preferred)

DUTIES: PLAN REVIEW/COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING / LAND DEVELOPMENT

Subdivision / Land Development Plan Review: Planning Consultant to numerous local municipalities for subdivision / land development reviews, zoning reviews, plan updates, etc.

Municipal Planning Studies:

  • Comprehensive Plan Updates
  • Zoning Ordinance Updates
  • SALDO Updates
  • Act 537 Sewage Facilities Plans
  • Recreational Planning
  • Miscellaneous Ordinances either as stand-alone or zoning amendments for municipalities covering: mini-cell towers, landscaping, agricultural preservation, steep slopes, lighting, outdoor furnace, age restricted residential developments, wind power generation, marijuana control, hazardous animals, junkyards, solid waste facilities, and rental inspections
  • Municipal Codification of Ordinances
  • Zoning Officer for various municipalities

EDUCATION:

  • Required: a bachelor's degree in city/urban/regional planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, geography, environmental science or related field with extensive experience in the subjects stated above.
  • Preferred: the ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in any of the above stated fields and master's degree in city/urban/regional planning with experience in the subjects stated above.

COMPENSATION:

  • The salary for this position is commensurate with experience with a generous benefits package. Company match (3%) IRA, and typical fiscal year includes a generous year-end bonus.

APPLY:

Email resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Posted September 3, 2021, 12:10 PM PDT


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