Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.
As a Regional Planner within our Community Development business line, you will have the opportunity to work on projects such as downtown revitalization plans, resiliency plans, transportation corridors, streetscapes, and transit-oriented developments. Our highly experienced, multi-disciplinary team specializes in urban design; integration of architecture, street design, public space design, and sustainability with urban planning; bicycle, and pedestrian-oriented planning. We connect the people, places, and resources that take a project from concept to reality.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ Manages and leads team members while working on projects. Giving direction to team members on projects/tasks.
+ Completes tasks and delegates specific tasks to other team members as appropriate.
+ Effectively coordinates with the project team through the planning and design phase of projects.
+ Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates the technical aspects of assigned projects.
+ Performs due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start a new project.
+ Projects costs and forecasts future trends related to land use or development.
+ Communicates effectively with clients to resolve technical project issues, present and explain reports and designs and provide service to meet client’s goals.
+ Works within defined project scopes, budgets and schedules.
+ Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
**Qualifications - External**
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Experience in both public and private sector planning project management.
+ Thorough understanding of planning and design concepts and regulatory structure.
+ Effective communicator and able to work on and lead teams.
+ Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.
+ Working knowledge of relevant drafting/design software, such as AutoCAD, GIS, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat.
+ Excellent multi-tasking skills, with strong attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
+ Effective networking and relationship management skills.
**Education and Experience**
+ Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Geography, Urban Studies, or related field.
+ 5 years of experience in public and private sector community planning, entitlements, urban design, and land development.
+ AICP Certification or Professional licensure or ability to obtain same is required.
Typical office environment working with computers. Some travel may be required (add in expected travel %), such as delivering plans or documents to reviewing agencies or clients or to attend meetings. May occasionally visit study areas, construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Benefits Summary:** Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.
_The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements._
**Primary Location** : United States-Florida-Fort Myers
**Other Locations** : United States-Florida-Naples
**Work Locations** :
Fort Myers FL
**Organization** : BC-2156 CommDev-US South
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 10 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Sep 6, 2023, 7:31:38 AM
**Req ID:** 2300032B
Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans