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Equal Opportunity Employer

Angelo Planning Group recognizes that a diverse workforce is an asset. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law. 

Assistant Planner Position

Start Date: May 2018

Description

Angelo Planning Group (APG) is seeking a highly motivated Assistant Planner to work in our downtown Portland, Oregon office. The full-time position will provide support to our team of project managers on a wide range of planning projects, including development applications, concept planning technical support, policy research, and zoning code updates. Strong organizational, research, writing, analytical and communication skills are essential.

Salary range
Beginning at $19.00 - $23.00/hour and commensurate with experience. APG also offers a generous annual bonus program, paid medical and dental insurance, and paid transit pass.

Qualifications

Candidates must have:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with attention to detail
  • Personal initiative and self-motivation
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with the Oregon State Land Use Planning program
  • A degree in planning or similar discipline and a minimum of one year of professional work experience (planning-related experience and Master’s degree is preferred; internships may apply)
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license

The following skills and experience are a plus:

  • Current planning experience
  • Ability to use ESRI ArcMap to create and edit spatial and attribute data, develop easily understandable maps for public display, and use GIS to analyze spatial information
  • Ability to format documents in Adobe InDesign and to develop and modify maps and graphics in Adobe Illustrator
  • Spanish proficiency

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and writing samples described below. All materials are to be submitted in PDF format to Sue Miller at smiller@angeloplanning.com no later than 5:00pm on Friday, April 20, 2018. Submittals that do not include all of the requested items will not be considered complete.

Writing and Work Samples

  1. Please respond in writing to the following; the total length of your response to this section should not exceed two pages: Describe a planning effort you have worked on. What was your role? What was the geography? How long did the planning process take? What were the challenges of the project? What was the outcome of the planning process? What lessons did you learn?
  2. Please submit a document, or a sample from a document, for which you were the principal author. Preface the writing sample with some context (date, recipient/intended reader, your role in producing the piece, etc.). Acceptable samples should be urban planning-related and include, but are not limited to, reports, memos, articles, and academic research papers. The total length of your response to this section should not exceed three pages.

Contact Us

503.224.6974

921 SW Washington Street Suite 468
Portland, Oregon 97205