2024 Entry-Level Land Use Planner
Potential Work Locations CT - Middletown, MA - Westfield, NY - Rhinebeck
Division Land Use
Where would you step in?
You will work with a team of engineers, landscape architects, planners, and environmental professionals on a variety of infrastructure and complex land use
projects . You could sit in either our Westfield, MA or Rhinebeck, NY office and work in a hybrid work environment.
Our Land Use Team and Projects
With nearly 100 professional engineers, our senior technical and project management leaders have earned an outstanding reputation with private, state, and
local government clients who are also recipients of multiple ACEC Engineering Excellence and ASCE Project Awards. We assist clients from the initial
conceptual planning stages of a project through schematic design, design development, permitting, construction documents, bidding, and construction
oversight. Well versed in local, state, and federal regulations, as well as ever evolving climate change impacts and concerns, we strive to incorporate
sustainability and resiliency into our site plans and designs.
What will you be doing?
You will provide professional, technical, and administrative work supporting planning and permitting activities for diverse projects, including graphic,
visualization and planning services, community outreach, coastal resiliency, site development, public infrastructure, and transportation. You will contribute to
the development of planning documents such as Master Plans, Conservation and Development Plans, Open Space Plans, Redevelopment Plans, and
Feasibility Studies. Responsibilities involve community design, graphic design, and visualization products and services in support of planning projects,
reviewing and analyzing zoning codes and regulations, coordinating permits, attending meetings, assisting in feasibility studies, and planning, translating
ideas into plans, conducting research, applying for grants, facilitating public involvement, participating in business development, coordinating with team
members and subconsultants, and overseeing field work for environmental investigations. You will also assist in preparing reports, studies, illustrations, and
What do you need?
You will need a BS degree, MS preferred, in urban planning, geography, environmental studies, or a related field. You will need to be proficient in GIS software,
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and other software, along with excellent analytical, research, problem-solving, communication, and presentation
skills. Familiarity with MA Zoning Act, subdivision regulations and familiarity with sustainability practices and smart growth principles is preferred. You will
need to be detail-oriented, with strong organizational and project management abilities, able to work independently and collaboratively.
Ways to grow your career
We offer tuition reimbursement, internal training opportunities, professional membership reimbursement, conference attendance and networking
opportunities. We also offer a clear career path progression and mentorship from more experienced staff.
What is the culture like?
We are fully committed to the well-being of our employees, communities, and environment. Our inclusive culture is supportive and flexible so everyone can
thrive. We genuinely like each other and enjoy events like our annual company-wide summer Lobsterfest, holiday parties, ball games, and other office
activities. Giving back is also very important at Tighe & Bond; we demonstrate our commitment by providing multiple scholarships and encouraging
employees to earn more PTO by participating in our award-winning Make a Difference community service program.
Your financial future and wellness
Our benefits consistently receive top marks from our employees, and they are designed for all generations, including a unique student loan repayment
assistance program. We offer a $500 wellness
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