Project Planner

Pacific Community Design

Tigard, OR United States

PCD is seeking a full-time Project Planner to help provide planning leadership within a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team. We are a dynamic, growing firm involved in a variety of land development projects. PCD is a multi-disciplinary firm with planning, civil engineering, survey, and landscape architecture services.

Position Summary

This is a great opportunity to join a growing, land development consulting firm involved in multiple residential projects throughout the Portland Metro area. PCD values collaboration among team members. To encourage this, we have an open work environment and a strong emphasis on communication. Our approach is designed to help develop a versatile set of design skills and foster the growth of well-rounded planners.

Our ideal candidate will thrive in our collaborative work environment, have strong communication skills, and be inquisitive and willing to challenge themselves to learn and grow with us. We are seeking someone who is self-motivated, hardworking, and has excellent writing and organizational skills, and demonstrated ability to provide leadership within multi-disciplinary teams.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for project specific planning assignments including coordination, organization, presentation, and delegation of planning related tasks.
  • Knowledgeable of design/planning process/procedures.
  • Ensures QA/QC guidelines and company standards are met.
  • Mentor planner I / II staff members
  • Coordinate with clients, agency staff, internal staff and outside consultants.
  • Participate in and lead project coordination meetings and developmental training
  • Conceives, plans and implements work in areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Conscious of client needs
  • Maintain good lines of communication.
  • Assist with development of fee estimates for Planning Services and proposals.
  • Monitor assigned project budgets.


  • Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field. Master’s degree and/or Professional Certification desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with development review processes and familiarity with Oregon land use, and with design and concept development of projects
  • College level training in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel)
  • Must have valid driver's license.
  • Clear writing and speaking skills.
  • Ability to successfully and proactively organize and manage multiple complex projects.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills and willingness to work with others, both internal and external, to solve complex problems.

Salary and Benefits

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits that include comprehensive employer-paid health insurance, retirement benefits, and an office culture that encourages a live-work balance and values diversity and collaboration.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$60,000-$90,000 annually

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