Urban Planner


: $75,380.00 - $134,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Energy/Power

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Chazen is searching for a highly capable individual to work in the Planning Group on Planning and Land Development projects as a Planner/Project Manager. Candidates must be a highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills. The individual should be competent in preparing and reviewing land use applications (zoning analysis, special permit applications, variances, site plan applications), conducting environmental review as practiced in New York State, as well as State and Federal regulatory permitting.

Planners at the Chazen Companies have diverse assignments and responsibilities supporting our community and environmental planning practice areas as well as provide technical support to our municipal and land development service lines. We are looking for a planner who can communicate (written and verbally), has a strong technical aptitude, and enjoys working in a collaborative environment. A knowledge of environmental impact/technical analysis methods, public presentation skills and operate independently is required.

Assignment may include land use, zoning and SEQR review consulting duties for municipalities as well as leading or supporting the permitting of projects working closely with our Land Development, Municipal Engineering, Ecological and Environmental Services groups and will be expected to perform independently under light supervision.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor s degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Geography, Environmental Studies, Real Estate Development or related field. Graduate degree in urban planning or related preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, with knowledge of AutoCAD, Bluebeam preferred.
  • Strong writing, research and analytical skills.
  • 4-8 years of experience

Chazen Engineering Consultants (Chazen) is a part of The Chazen Companies which was founded in the historic Hudson Valley region of New York in 1947. Chazen has been serving the greater Chattanooga and Nashville areas since 2003.

Chazen provides civil-site development services specifically focusing on creating effective, long-term partnerships while delivering world class levels of performance.

Chazen is an employee-owned firm representing municipalities, agencies, developers, landowners, utilities, institutions, industries and not-for-profits. Many of our staff are LEED certified. We closely review emerging technologies and practices to ensure that our clients are introduced to high-value, reliable, cost-effective practices. From project concept to completion, we collaborate closely with clients, taking a customized approach to every project.

We are regularly recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work and consistently win workplace excellence awards. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program, training, professional development, membership in professional associations and much more. All of our offices provide employees with a relaxed, collegial and professional working atmosphere. Most importantly our diverse and talented staff understand the need to be highly responsive and take pride in exceeding our client s expectations.

The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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