Associate Land Use Planner/Project Manager

Employer: Van Ness Feldman
Job Title: Associate Land Use Planner/Project Manager
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Seattle, WA
Opening Date: 01/10/2019
Closing Date: 02/08/2019 
Salary: DOE

Job Description: 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.

Education and Experience Requirements: 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.

How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements in a single PDF to: Julie A. Brandsness, Executive Director, Seattle, [email protected].

Supplemental Information: 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.EOE. Submittal Deadline: February 8, 2019