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Mid-Level/Senior Level Planner

Join Pland Collaborative, New Mexico's premier Landscape Architecture and Planning firm! Formerly known as MRWM Landscape Architects, we specialize in public sector work that focuses on enhancing the overall quality of life. Our planning group primarily focuses on outdoor recreation, community redevelopment, resilience, and community engagement. 

As pioneers in the desert Southwest, we blend traditional and innovative planning techniques for fun, effective, and resilient project outcomes. With over 50 years of experience and nearly 5,000 successful projects under our belt, we've become leaders in reshaping communities for the better.

If you're a mid-level to senior-level planner with a passion for innovative design and making a real difference, we want you on our team. Join us in our mission to transform landscapes into vibrant, resilient, and culturally rich environments. Let's create something extraordinary together!

We seek a qualified and motivated applicant for a full-time mid-level to senior-level Planner position. As a mid-level Planner, you will participate in various local and regional planning and design activities. These include outdoor recreation, resiliency, and community redevelopment planning, signage design and site planning for multiple types of uses, and more. Outreach and stakeholder engagement initiatives will be part of most of our projects. In addition, the Planner will support our office with graphic visualizations, GIS, writing, and research.

Additional skills or experience in environmental planning, transportation planning, sustainability and resiliency planning, outdoor recreation, historic preservation, graphic design, and other innovative skills are a plus.

This is a project management level position and requires the ability to independently provide a full range of planning services on projects of all sizes. 

Typical work skills required include:

  • Reliable, energetic, and self-motivated.
  • Strong communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to take personal initiative.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Comfortable participating in public engagement activities.
  • Quick learner.
  • Preparation of planning documents and associated deliverables, including research, evaluation, design, and compilation of studies and other related documentation.
  • Project management and task coordination with other staff members.
  • Stakeholder engagement, meeting support, and facilitation.
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes and standards.
  • Working with other staff members in a team environment.
  • Independently collaborate and communicate with clients and allied professionals.
  • Proficiency with GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office software.
  • Desired: Proficiency with SketchUp, AutoCAD, and other design software.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in urban or regional planning (or similar) from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience.
  • Graduate degree may be considered equivalent to three (3) years of experience.
  • Desired: AICP certification.

Pland Collaborative provides competitive compensation and benefits and a fun and engaging work environment with flexible work schedules. Located in Downtown Albuquerque, our studio is bright and open for collaboration and teamwork. We value hard work, but also like to play. Please send resume and digital portfolio or relevant work samples to karndt@plandcollab.com