Urban Planner

Poulos & Bennett, LLC

Orlando, FL United States

Leading land development firm Poulos & Bennett is actively seeking an Entry Level Urban Planner for immediate employment in their Orlando, Florida office. This position provides a unique opportunity to join an established, well-respected, and growing Land Planning, Civil Engineering, and Construction Management firm with a variety and diverse range of projects. Our teams develop solutions to policy and design challenges and focus on providing our Clients with the highest quality services and technical expertise.

Our culture is based on collaboration, accountability, empowerment, recognition, and continuous learning. P&B, ranked one of the region’s Best Places to Work by the Orlando Business Journal, offers a dynamic, fun and family feel atmosphere with a focus on professionalism and employee growth.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide research support, including interpretation and application of jurisdictional policies, codes and requirements, for due diligence and entitlement-related projects, such as annexations, comprehensive plan amendments, and rezoning applications.
  • Provide production support, including written reports and data analysis, in the preparation of planning and permitting documents and deliverables to clients.
  • Assist with client and jurisdiction meetings and workshops including preparation of agendas, presentations, and meeting minutes.
  • Accurate and timely submittal of planning and permitting application packages for jurisdictional review, including tracking of applications through the review process and preparation of responses to staff comments.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Planning or related field or commensurate experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Detail oriented and able to closely follow instructions and direction
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage priorities effectively
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Above average skills using Adobe products, ArcGIS and/or Autodesk products
  • Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • A consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in code-related research and analysis
  • Understanding of current planning concepts (e.g., Form Based Code, Transit Oriented Design, Missing Middle Housing, Smart Growth, Sustainable Development)
Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range

Contact Information

Cheryl Burch
(407) 487-2594