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Experience Experience
11/2016 present
Phoenix, AZ
Senior Town Planner
Phoenix, AZ
Senior Town Planner
11/2016 present
Phoenix, AZ
Senior Town Planner
11/2016 present
  • Supporting additional work opportunities to the Planning team through building strong relationships with our existing internal and external client base;
  • Preparing policy documents and to advise clients on policy issues at all levels – local through to national
  • Leading development consents (planning application) processes and strategies to secure consents for development projects
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Presenting information to the public and community groups at consultation events
  • Providing town planning consultancy services
11/2011 10/2016
Detroit, MI
Graduate Town Planner
Detroit, MI
Graduate Town Planner
11/2011 10/2016
Detroit, MI
Graduate Town Planner
11/2011 10/2016
  • Supporting additional work opportunities to the Planning team through building strong relationships with our existing internal and external client base
  • Identifying potential health and safety hazards of specific projects and demonstrating a commitment to your own safety and that of those around you
  • Carry out investigations and the preparation of planning submissions and reports
  • Working as part of the Planning team to deliver a range of Planning and Environmental projects. This will include working alongside other disciplines as part of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Been prepared to work on non-core planning activities such as consents management and environmental coordination
  • Provision of planning support and technical planning input to all Cardno projects dealing with a variety of disciplines (infrastructure, commercial, residential, urban)
  • Preparation of Development Consent and associated environmental approvals documentation
10/2005 08/2011
San Francisco, CA
Town Planner
San Francisco, CA
Town Planner
10/2005 08/2011
San Francisco, CA
Town Planner
10/2005 08/2011
  • Assisting senior members of staff on a range of planning tasks including researching, monitoring and desk and site assessments
  • Maintaining and developing technical knowledge and securing a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of planning law
  • Working with clients
  • Negotiating with local authorities
  • Attending meetings with Clients
  • Participating in public consultation events
  • Conducting site visits
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning
Georgetown University
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning
Skills Skills
  • Excellent and focussed report writing skills. Ability to develop arguments and to identify key concepts and contribute to strategy development
  • Good time management skills and full appreciation of the commercial context of working in a busy consultancy. Professional attitude and dedication to career. Ability to work in a team and individually under guidance
  • Ability to work with a range of clients to deliver a professional and high quality service
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to express arguments succinctly and effectively directly and in writing
  • The ability to work on several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a team and individually under guidance
  • Good understanding of the planning process
  • Good presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to work to clear deadlines, sometimes under pressure, and prioritise work accordingly
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Consultant / Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • You will be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Town Planning and will be a full member of the RTPI or will be working towards this
  • For the Consultant level post you will ideally have around 2 years’ experience within the planning sector in the UK
  • For the Senior Consultant level post, you will ideally around 4 years’ experience within the planning sector in the UK, ideally within the private sector
  • You will be confident and persuasive with excellent verbal and written communication skills and ideally an interest in stakeholder engagement
  • You will have the ambition and ability to develop new client relationships and assist with the management of key clients
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Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working as part of the planning team to deliver a range of planning projects. This will include working alongside and potentially project managing other disciplines as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Writing and reviewing planning deliverables to a very high standard. This includes high level options appraisals, preparing and reviewing documents for planning applications or development consent orders, and planning policy preparation and advice
  • Project managing and co-ordinating the preparation of planning applications Identifying potential health and safety hazards of specific projects and demonstrating a commitment to your own safety and that of those around you
  • Helping with or leading on the preparation of work proposals and work specifications
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues
  • Supporting additional work opportunities to the Planning team through building strong relationships with our existing internal and external client base
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Where appropriate, responsibility for the financial monitoring of projects, document control, progress reporting and other project management tasks
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Submission of planning applications and supporting material
  • Discharge of conditions/requirements
  • Negotiating with local authorities
  • Working with clients
  • Consultation and other related work
  • Input to planning policy work or any other planning and related work as required
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Graduate Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provision of planning support and technical planning input to all Cardno projects dealing with a variety of disciplines (infrastructure, commercial, residential, urban)
  • Carry out investigations and the preparation of planning submissions and reports
  • Preparation of Development Consent and associated environmental approvals documentation
  • Work with an energetic and motivated team of professionals in a great environment
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Senior Town Planner Grimsby Resume Examples & Samples

  • Engie services Limited is North East Lincolnshire Council’s long term Regeneration Partner delivering a number of services on their behalf, including the planning service. This role is to support the planning service, to ensure that it delivers a first class service to its customers and fully contributes to delivering sustainable development and growth in North East Lincolnshire
  • The service also presents opportunities for further growth, supporting other local authorities, serving ENGIE businesses and providing consultancy support outside North East Lincolnshire
  • Support the NELC statutory planning function by managing a caseload of complex planning applications, including preparing accurate and concise reports, attending committee and preparing appeal statements
  • Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers of the planning service, ensuring that its presentation and provision is tailored to the specific audience
  • To assist with growing the portfolio of private sector contracts outside North East Lincolnshire
  • Provide commercially astute consultancy advice on the use and development of land and property to unlock development opportunities and secure planning permission for our clients
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working within a Town Planning Environment
  • You will have a Planning degree and have or be working towards full Chartered membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
  • Substantial experience of working with Planning Committees, including drafting Committee reports and making professional recommendations
  • Significant experience of planning appeals, hearings, public inquires and acting as an expert professional witness
  • You will have worked on schemes requiring robust and innovative approaches to sensitive or potentially contentious issues
  • Drive and determination with the ability to work on your own initiative to meet clients expectations
  • Minimum of 3 year history of employment (including information which can be verified for any gaps)
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Town Planner Grimsby Resume Examples & Samples

  • To provide clear and proactive advice and information to customers of the planning service
  • Support the NELC statutory planning function by managing a caseload of planning applications, including preparing accurate and concise reports, attending committee and preparing appeal statements
  • Support the team in achieving their contract performance targets
  • To contribute to the ongoing improvement of service delivery
  • To maintain and improve professional competence new legislation and best practice
  • A relevant qualification in planning
  • Knowledge of Planning Legislation and Procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels including report writing and representations and addressing public audiences of all types
  • Understanding of the value of performance indicators
  • Ability to collate evidence and maintain records
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and perform to strict timetables
  • Ability to adapt to major and frequent changes in daily work demands
  • Drive & determination with the ability to work under your own initiative to meet client’s expectations
  • Proof of identity & eligibility to work in the UK which must include
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Assistant Town Planner Grimsby Resume Examples & Samples

  • After a period of in house training, manage a caseload of planning applications from submission to recommendation, including conducting site visits, liaising with customers and preparing accurate and concise reports
  • Respond to pre-application enquiries in a timely manner
  • Support the team in achieving contract performance targets
  • Provide excellent customer service to a wider variety of customers of the planning service, ensuring that its presentation and provision is tailored to the specific audience
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to interpret policy and legislation
  • An ability to communicate effectively at all levels including report writing
  • An understanding of the value of performance indicators
  • An ability to prioritise workloads and perform to strict timetables
  • An ability to adapt to major and frequent changes in daily work demands
  • Driving licence
  • Experience of working within a Town Planning Environment
  • Knowledge of planning policy and legislation
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Undertake research and analysis
  • Contribute to the preparation/editing of planning supporting statements
  • Liaise with planning officers, employees of consultee organisations and third parties
  • Liaise with clients and fellow professionals
  • Prepare for and attend meetings with senior members of staff
  • Ensure compliance with planning regulations
  • Assist in developing creative and original solutions to satisfy all parties
  • Keep informed about documents relating to planning policy and practice
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assistance with the day-to-day running of a range of planning projects under direction of an Associate Director. Client liaison and assisting with representation of GL Hearn in client meetings and external meetings with local planning authorities and other stakeholders. Liaison with the public in connection with projects and consultation events
  • Provision of support to senior staff and assistance with developing strategy advice on a range of projects
  • Management of time and workload under direction of Associate Director
  • Maintaining and developing technical knowledge and securing a thorough working knowledge of all aspects of planning law
  • Educated to degree level (alternative first degree to planning often an advantage) working towards gaining membership of RTPI
  • Minimum one year of post-qualification experience (private/public sector)
  • Good time management skills and full appreciation of the commercial context of working in a busy consultancy. Professional attitude and dedication to career. Ability to work in a team and individually under guidance
  • Ability to express arguments succinctly and effectively directly and in writing
  • Ability to work in a team and individually under guidance
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Town planning degree
  • Working towards chartership with the RTPI
  • Previous experience working in a consultancy environment
  • Excellent knowledge of both development management and local plan policy work
  • Flexible approach to working and geographic location
  • Previous experience working on infrastructure, engineering and water utility projects (particularly nationally significant infrastructure projects)
  • Knowledge of the EIA process
  • Exposure to both public and private sectors
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Senior / Director Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Chartered Town Planner and/ or Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI) or equivalent qualification
  • A deep understanding and knowledge of the planning system in the UK and ideally within other areas of Europe
  • Established networks and experience with government authorities and industry advocacy groups
  • Extensive experience in the development, master planning & town planning process in the UK and London on large mixed use multi-phased projects
  • Demonstrated experience in devising and delivering innovative town planning strategies, resulting in enhanced commercial outcomes
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement/consultation and excellent presentation and communication skills
  • The individual must be innovative with excellent planning, negotiation and issue resolution skills
  • Ability to work jointly with internal and external individuals and groups
  • Ability to think big picture to create direction and make decisions that consider overall business value, risk and commercial issues – gets results
  • Ability to find creative, innovative and effective solutions to business opportunities and problems. Understanding of the basics of commercial appraisals, including rents, yields, interest, NPV
  • Ability to foster and create positive business relationships with internal and external customer
  • Understanding of the contractual relationships between parties on a project, ability to participate in the negotiation of planning agreements, development agreements and section 106, 278 agreements etc
  • Ability to agree consultant scope of services and to negotiate and agree Professional Service Appointments with the consultant team
  • Ability to develop a relationship with the planning authorities and prosper relationship through the development period
  • Ability to develop responses to briefs that accurately reflect the project in terms of risk, planning and third party relations, and provides a high probability of achieving the desired outcome
  • Ability to actively recognise and modify / adjust behaviour to be sensitive to third parties
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Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Providing town planning consultancy services
  • Working on projects with a view to meeting agreed client requirements and deadlines in accordance with the QA system
  • Attend meetings with clients/local planning authorities and other stakeholders as a representative of RPS and to liaise directly with other professionals pursuant to effective management and conduct of projects
  • Delegate and manage the workloads of junior staff
  • Provision of professional advice (in writing and verbally) directly to clients in consultation with Project Director
  • Able to communicate effectively with client contacts and external bodies/authorities/ consultants in respect of project working as required
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • To assist in the monitoring of development and the investigation of complaints on planning matters
  • To assist in ensuring that the service establishes and maintains good business and public relations
  • To support the service to win new and repeat business by helping with the submission of bids, proposals and by producing high quality work
  • Undertake other such duties and responsibilities as may be required
  • Qualified graduate with a relevant planning qualification (Degree or equivalent) and licentiate membership of the RTPI (or working towards)
  • Good understanding of the planning process
  • Good presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Able to work to clear deadlines, sometimes under pressure, and prioritise work accordingly
  • Good understanding and experience of using word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet packages
  • Experience of working in a planning practice or in local government
  • Corporate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Knowledge of planning legislation, regulations and best practice
  • Experience of dealing with a range of planning applications in a local government environment
  • Car driver with current driving licence
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Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Working with a range of client bodies, including both privates sector (promoters of infrastructure, utility companies and developers) and public sector (central and/or local government)
  • Presenting information to the public and community groups at consultation events
  • Leading development consents (planning application) processes and strategies to secure consents for development projects
  • Preparing policy documents and to advise clients on policy issues at all levels – local through to national
  • Development of client relationships
  • Preparation of tenders and proposals
  • Coordination of multidisciplinary teams – and understanding of how to integrate the work of other disciplines (e.g. engineering, environmental, transport and design)
  • Degree in town planning
  • Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI)
  • Private consultancy experience
  • Experience of drafting planning reports or strategies for clients, managing the preparation of planning applications and data analysis
  • Attending and leading client meetings and general contribution to the development of a planning business
  • Bid preparation
  • Developing working relationship with other disciplines within the organisation
  • Capable of managing a challenging and varying workload
  • Experience of presenting to clients and key stakeholders
  • Promoting a client’s interests
  • Business development: promotional work and marketing
  • Masters (or equivalent) in town planning
  • Developing others’ skills and nurturing their careers (e.g. graduate planners)
  • Track record of either working with developers on large mixed use schemes or with utility or transport infrastructure providers
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Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience of working in the private sector and/or for a multi-disciplinary organisation
  • Business development: promotion, marketing and bid preparation
  • People management, including developing others’ skills and nurturing their careers
  • Multi-disciplinary working with other groups (e.g. Environment, Transport and Project Management)
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Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Detailed knowledge of development consents (Planning application) processes and strategies to secure consents for development projects
  • Understanding of how to prepare policy documents and to advice clients on policy issues at all levels – national through to local
  • Development of key stakeholder relationships – local authorities, community groups and government agencies
  • Report and presentation skills
  • Preparation of Tenders and proposals and taking a key role at interviews
  • Management of multidisciplinary teams – and understanding of how to integrate the work of other disciplines (engineering, environmental, design)
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Senior Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Undertake evidence based studies and research to provide sound policy advice
  • Assist in preparing planning applications and liaising with the Local Authority to help secure permission and sign off on conditions
  • Liaise with clients and stakeholders and work with them on a day to day basis, under supervision of the project manager or director
  • Develop relationships internally with other Arup practices/teams
  • Depth and breadth of planning consent and policy experience across a wide range of sectors (NSIPs, infrastructure, housing, waste/ minerals etc)
  • Ability and ideally experience of working with a range of client bodies, including both private sector (promoters of infrastructure, utility companies and developers) and public sector (central and/or local government)
  • Experience of working in teams and leading on key project work streams
  • Experience of drafting planning reports/ strategies for clients, managing the preparation of planning applications and data analysis
  • Experience of promotion, marketing and bid preparation
  • Working with other groups within a multi-disciplinary environment (e.g. Environment, Transport and Project Management)
  • Developing working relationship with planners and other disciplines within an organisation and also in external forums
  • Experience of managing a challenging and varying workload which can change at short notice
  • Experience of financial accountability for projects and delivery within budget and programme
  • Experience of presenting to clients and key stakeholders and promoting a client’s interests through the use of a wide range of presentation techniques
  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • Degree and/or masters in town planning and a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (MRTPI)
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • Tertiary qualifications in Town Planning combined with at least three years’ experience in a planning role
  • Experience with development applications across multiple local government areas
  • Strong technical written skills are imperative as is the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
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Town Planner Resume Examples & Samples

  • To work in teams – a specialist within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Assist with preparing bids for new work
  • Report writing and giving presentations
  • RTPI Accredited Degree or Masters Degree in Town Planning
  • Working towards membership of the Royal Institute of Town Planners
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience
  • Experience of working for public or private sector
  • Experience of developing planning policy and of providing development planning services
  • Commercial aptitude