Planner I - Zoning Specialist

SLR International Corporation

Cheshire, CT United States

Who We Are

We are a team of talented, committed, and energetic people who are motivated by challenge, diversity, and team success. Our workplace encourages innovation and collaboration. SLR offers competitive salaries, full benefits, a professional collaborative working environment, and the opportunity to participate in a wide range of exciting projects. Our Connecticut and New England Team represents a broad and diverse range of technical and environmental capabilities which includes Community Planning, Resilience Planning, Transportation Planning, Urban Design, Park & Recreation Planning, and Landscape Architecture.  A full suite of Engineering and Environmental Services is also housed within our New England offices.

SLR International Corporation is seeking a motivated Planner I/Zoning Specialist to join our dynamic and growing Community Planning Team in our New Haven or Cheshire, Connecticut office.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in City/Urban/Regional Planning, Environmental Studies, or related course of study
  • A minimum of 3 years of related experience or equivalent background and experience
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Certification by the Connecticut Association of Zoning Enforcement Officials
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret all types of building plans, maps, site plans, and subdivision plans including topographical maps, aerial photographs, soil maps, and building elevations
  • Ability to conduct investigations
  • Ability to prepare complex written and oral material explaining decisions and opinions; prepare legal notices, agendas, and notices of decisions
  • Working knowledge and understanding of municipal, state and federal environmental and zoning statutes
  • Efficient, thorough, detail oriented, and dedicated to quality work
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment across numerous disciplines
Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range