Job Opening: Community Planner in Glens Falls

Community Planner

The Chazen Companies is actively looking for a planner to join our team.  This position will support our growing community planning practice. Our work is diverse and includes bicycle/pedestrian planning, recreation planning, comprehensive and local area plans as well as hamlet revitalization and economic development related activities. 

The preferred individual will have strong writing and graphic communication skills and demonstrated experience in supporting and/or leading public engagement exercises.  Skills or experience in performing technical analysis such as demographics, market analysis or statistics is also desired. The ability to work independently and collaboratively and a keen understand the design process are also essential  

A working knowledge of SEQRA/NEPA and the local land use approval process is a benefit. We are looking for a planner who can communicate (written and verbally), has a strong technical aptitude, is intuitive and wants to crush it 

Requirements:Bachelor’s in planning, urban design, landscape architecture or a related field required; Masters preferred.   Zero to four (4)years’ experience, excellent technical writing and computer skills are required. Proficiency in GIS, Google Sketch-up, Photoshop or other communication graphics is preferred.  

The Chazen Companies is an employee-owned multi-disciplinary firm with deep technical expertise in engineering, surveying, environmental, planning and landscape architecture services throughout our NY offices in Poughkeepsie, Troy, Queensbury, White Plains and Nashville and Chattanooga TN. Celebrating more than 70 years of stellar service, we continue our tradition of focus on creating effective, long-term partnerships and delivering world class levels of performance for our clients.

We are regularly recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work and consistently win workplace excellence awards.  We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program including training, professional development, membership in professional associations and much more. All our offices provide employees with a relaxed, collegial and professional working atmosphere.


The Chazen Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer