Senior Planner

OHM Advisors

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Come work for OHM Advisors, the community advancement firm.

With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, our diverse, 650+ member team works collaboratively across multiple service areas including architecture, engineering, planning, surveying, and construction engineering to create better places for people.

We are a team of experts with individual specialties working together, driven to make a difference through people-focused problem solving, design and ideas. In everything we do, we put people first. We create places for communities of people that help solve a problem and drive them forward—advancing the whole community today and well into the future.

What You’ll Contribute to OHM Advisors

The successful candidate will assist in all aspects of developing plans while working in a collaborative team environment to complete tasks and produce deliverables that meet and exceed requirements. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently to accomplish tasks to a high standard, while collaborating with project teams to provide exceptional planning-related services for a variety of clients. OHM Advisors allows for a flexible geographic working location based on the successful candidate's experience, but Ohio is the preferred geography.

OHM Advisors seeks a Senior Planner with experience on a variety of planning projects ranging from Comprehensive Plans, Area Development Plans, Downtown Plans, Zoning and Form-Based Codes, Economic Development Plans, parks and recreation planning, and community engagement skills. The successful candidate will have strong Adobe Suite, and infographic skills, with knowledge and application of planning and urban design principles. Experience with GIS is favorable.

Your Responsibilities

Perform existing conditions assessments, data collection analysis, and research related to projects and clients
Create report maps and presentation graphics using a variety of software and media
Contribute to a collaborative team to produce report narratives, data analysis and charts, mapping, graphics, and other items to meet client and project needs.
Actively participate and facilitate planning workshops/charrettes in the field at project locations, virtually, and/or in the local office.
Conduct site visits to perform analysis, photography, and field evaluations of land uses, facilities, and infrastructure (buildings, roads, parking, utilities, etc.).
Proactively pursue new 3D, mapping, infographic techniques, and GIS technologies while keeping current on urban design and master planning practices.
Project management and team coordination
Your Team

As a trusted member of OHM Advisors’ Planning, Landscape Architecture, Community & Environment (PLACE) Group, you will join a growing, mission-driven team of innovative thinkers who collaborate daily, using our combined gifts and talents to continually advance the communities we serve.

We build trust with the client and community
We elevate the dignity of people and place
We craft holistic, artistic, and timeless solutions
We promote innovation and sustainability
We focus on the economics of place and build community capital
We create happiness, joy, and energy
We advance communities.
What You’ll Need to Succeed

Bachelor's degree in urban/regional planning. 
7-10 years of experience in public or private planning or combination thereof
Undergraduate or graduate degree in Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Geography, or related field
Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) skills and comprehension
Previously demonstrated written and analytical skills
Strong facilitation and presentation skills
Growth at OHM Advisors

Advancement isn’t just for our clients. We’re committed to moving our team forward, too. At OHM Advisors, you’ll enjoy challenging, meaningful work at a growing company creating innovative solutions for forward-thinking clients. But there’s not just cool work on big projects. You’ll be empowered to create your own career path in a culture that supports your individual professional development goals and encourages your pursuits through continued opportunities for growth. Read about some of our opportunities for career growth and enrichment on our website.

OHM Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Bachelors or better in Planning or related field.

Bachelors or better in Urban Planning or related field.
Masters or better in Planning or related field.

7-10 years: of experience in public or private planning or combination thereof

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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