Stantec Project Planner in Sarasota, Florida

Your Opportunity

We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it’s an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we’re part of the community too and we care about the places where we live—just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind.

The Stantec Community Development group is seeking a Project Planner who is an energetic and creative individual for a full time position in the Sarasota Office.

Your Duties

This role will work with multiple project managers though multiple Stantec offices. The selected candidate will be a team member responsible for comprehensive planning & zoning for public and private sector clients. This role has the opportunity to lead to a future Project Management role.

The selected individual should be a task-oriented self-starter, who can grasp new concepts quickly and work independently. Professional appearance and excellent written & verbal skills are required along with the ability to work in a time-sensitive, fast-paced team environment!

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning or related field.

  • 1-3 years' experience in a professional architectural & engineering firm.

  • Create / Review / edit planning reports and assist with client coordination.

  • Land Development Code / Comprehensive Plan research including writing goals, objectives, policies & regulating language.

  • GIS skills for maps / exhibits

  • Public meeting preparation / attendance / presentationsAssisting senior planning staff with tasks as needed.

  • Proficient in MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook email and calendar functions; Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign a plus.


  • Experience with local governmental regulatory process in Sarasota and Manatee County and Florida Growth Management legislation.

  • CAD experience is a plus.

  • Social Media / Website Design & Maintenance skills a plus

Job ID 34587

# of Openings Remaining 1

Experience (Years) 2

Discipline Community Development