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Planning Associate

Company: Larson Design Group
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Larson Design Group (LDG) is an award-winning, employee-owned Architecture, Engineering, and Consulting Firm. Guided by our core values, we're expanding our team, opening new offices, and adding new offerings to provide responsive, innovative solutions to clients nationwide.

Being 100% employee-owned directly impacts our culture: it drives our decision-making, motivates our teams, increases our productivity, improves retention, and contributes to the future success of our company. Our culture is one where we work hard for our clients and for each other - and we have fun collaborating, sharing experience and expertise, and learning along the way. We're passionate about delivering exceptional quality, elevating client relationships, enriching the careers and lives of our employee owners, and enhancing the communities where we live and serve.

At LDG, we strive to create an organization where people want to work. We offer a flexible work environment, paid training for required licensures, competitive benefits, bonus plans, and a company-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) while supporting your professional and personal growth.

Your Opportunity + Impact

The Planning Associate will be responsible for supporting the development of master planning, programming, and conceptual design documents and graphics. This position will require domestic and international travel to a variety of locations for hands-on work with clients. Examples of projects that the Planning Associate will support are: Transportation Plans, Area Development Plans, Strategic Execution Plans, Building and Site Conceptual Designs, and facility condition assessments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Possesses knowledge of planning principles, best practices, & techniques of planning.
  • Utilizes written and graphic skills for developing and presenting planning reports and projects.
  • Able to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Serves as a facilitator during workshops.
  • Performs a variety of tasks related to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of a variety of quantitative and qualitative data to prepare reports and maps.
  • Conducts field evaluations and assessments.
  • Assists the project manager and Senior Planner with team leadership and project execution.
  • Researches requirements and standards.
    Education and Experience
    • Education: Bachelor's or Master's Degree Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or related field of study.
    • Experience: Zero (0) to five (5) years' job-related experience.
    • Licensure/Certification: Ability to pursue AICP or RLA (Preferred)
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Must possess strong oral & written communication skills and have strong organizational & time management skills.
      • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a project team.
      • Must be proficient in public speaking, creating presentations, and delegation.
        EEO Statement

        Larson Design Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization.

Keywords: Larson Design Group, Orlando , Planning Associate, Other , Orlando, Florida

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