Assistant Planner

Portland, Oregon

We appreciate your interest in Mackenzie! We anticipate increased workload demands and have an opening for a Planner with 2-5 years of experience working in development permitting and land use planning in our Portland office. Projects in our portfolio currently range from site feasibility/due diligence; land use and building permit entitlements to support institutional, commercial/retail, mixed use, and industrial development; master planning and subarea planning; long range planning and policy planning (including support of regional economic development and business recruitment and retention); and development of award-winning zoning code and land use policies. This position is temporarily remote, but will ultimately be in our Portland office.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of experience, specifically in current development planning in the Portland metro region. The candidate must also demonstrate strong communication/writing skills, be team oriented, and have the ability to communicate effectively and work well collaboratively in an open, multi-disciplined, studio type environment.

Candidate should have experience in zoning, building, environmental/natural resource development codes and laws; be fluent working with the ArcMap, strong writing and research skills, and also have experience working directly with a design team to develop creative and innovative development solutions. A degree in Planning, Geography, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or related field is required for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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