H2M Architects + Engineers, a multidiscipline architectural, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm with offices in NJ and NY seeks a Staff Planner to join our Parsippany, NJ office. Our planning department is looking for a hard-working and dynamic personality to work with our team on several exciting major planning projects on the immediate horizon. Successful applicant will work under the direct supervision of experienced planners, but will also be expected to be self-starter who is able to take initiative, complete assigned tasks efficiently under time constraints, and continuously develop planning knowledge and skillsets.
- Assist in the development of planning studies and reports.
- Gather, collect and analyze various planning data including economic, environmental, census, and market research data.
- Conduct field investigations to analyze factors affecting land use, transportation, and natural resources.
- Work in a team environment for the completion of a variety of planning assignments.
- Communicate planning information to various community stakeholders, including municipal officials, residents, business owners, and advocacy groups.
- Prepare presentations and gathers information for proposals.
- Participate in direct and online community engagement.
- Other planning-related duties as assigned.
Education and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Urban Planning or closely related discipline from an accredited program.
- 0-3 yrs. experience in urban planning or closely related field required.
- Experience in urban design and graphics tools such as Adobe Design Suite, Photoshop, SketchUp is highly desired.
- Ability to effectively use ArcGIS to analysis and visualization expected.
- Must have passion for facilitating community planning and engagement.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects.
- Ability to work in a collaborative environment and willingness to convey ideas among team members in highly interactive settings is essential.
- Understanding and interest in cutting-edge planning trends and issues required.
- New Jersey Professional Planning License within a reasonable timeframe.
- Understanding of fiscal and economic analysis desired.
“H2M is a strong collaborative workplace where people and ideas are always treated with respect. I am encouraged to develop, and I love that I am constantly learning new things and skills” Employee testimonial.
We’re passionate about our work, dedicated to our clients, and committed to our legacy. We emphasize collaboration and community involvement and promote sustainability in our practice, ensuring that the right projects are developed with minimal impact on the environment. Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences.
Since our early roots, our focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to our clients. With a dedicated, responsive staff and multiple service offerings under one roof, we blend “can-do” with “can-be,” developing real, workable solutions with a dose of innovation. Our diverse in-house expertise reduces the need for sub-consultants and ensures that our architects and engineers develop a comprehensive understanding of every project.
Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experiences.
We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance with HSA & FSA, life and LTD insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, annual bonus, tuition reimbursement, and excellent professional development program.