Associate Planner

Hiring for: Woodinville

The Associate Planner works with and provides assistance to the Planners and Engineers through coordination and document production. The Associate Planner works within the guidelines of company policies and procedures but also practices significant independent judgment to choose proper actions.

What You Get to Do

  • Provide support to Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers through coordination, meeting attendance, document preparation, etc.
  • Research jurisdictional requirements, codes, and policies
  • Find, maintain, and fill out jurisdictional forms and applications
  • Submit permit forms and applications
  • Assist with preparation of RFP/RFQ for planning/engineering projects
  • Prepare GIS maps
  • Assist and support on long range planning and policy projects
  • Attend pre-application, application, and pre-construction meetings as needed
  • Attend client meetings and conference calls as needed
  • Coordinate with sub-consultants for needed design services
  • Attend site walks as needed
  • Perform records requests and file dives
  • Proofread and review documents for Planners, Engineers, and Project Managers
  • Contract and change order preparation
  • Pick up and deliver plans and documents to jurisdictions and clients
  • Prepare project narratives and response letters
  • Project feasibility and project layouts
  • Aid in preparation of proposals


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Planning, Land Development or Public Works
  • Knowledge of municipal and state standards and code
  • Multitasking and prioritizing
  • Communication skills as to when to involve upper management and how to communicate with project team
  • Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • High-level proficiency in computer software program related activities
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, highly ethical, and dependable employee
  • Possess excellent rapport with management and co-workers, positive can-do attitude, excellent customer service, marketing and people skills
  • GIS and Microsoft suite skills
  • Have the ability to handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented, organized, multi-tasking and good follow-through skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Excellent stress management and time management skills
  • Ability to work discretely with sensitive and confidential information
  • Willing to contribute and pitch in, where ever there is a need within LDC, without being specifically asked to do so
  • Valid Washington driver’s license


LDC offers a great work environment with outstanding benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:

  • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits
    • Medical
    • HSA (Health Savings Account)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Flexible Core Work Schedule
  • 401-k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Discretionary Bonuses
  • Healthy Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive wages and opportunity for overtime.
  • Fitness Workout Room
  • Training/continuing education.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Company events (company barbecues, family picnics, preseason Seahawk game and many more).

LDC is growing! We need self-directed, high performers, who enjoy working in an exciting environment.

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