Land Use Planner – Orlando Office

KPM Franklin is a rapidly growing planning, civil engineering, and land surveying firm that is seeking a full-time land use planner to develop private and public land development conforming to local agency and state regulations. This person will work in our Orlando office with occasional travel to client meetings and project sites. Ideal candidates will have creative planning and design skills, full understanding of civil engineering and landscape architectural plans, land surveying knowledge and experience in Central Florida researching and interpreting jurisdictional policies, codes and requirements for due diligence and entitlement projects.

KPM Franklin offers a competitive salary with health benefits, PTO with paid holidays, 401K, long- and short-term disability, life insurance and continuing education packages. For more information about KPM Franklin, please visit

Desired Expertise
 • Understanding of community planning and form-based code, transit-oriented design, smart growth and sustainable development concepts
 • Project experience working with land surveys, civil engineering plans and landscape architecture plans
 • Experience researching and interpreting jurisdictional policies, codes and requirements for due diligence and entitlement projects, e.g., annexations, comprehensive plan amendments and rezoning applications

 Ability to submit conceptual planning and permitting application packages for local jurisdictional review, track applications through review processes and respond to jurisdictional staff comments
 Experience presenting land use plans and zoning petitions at public hearings

Education, Experience and Software Requirements
 • Bachelor’s degree in planning and design
 • AICP certified planner, or eligible to become certified
 • Minimum 3-5 years private and public land use planning
 • Proficient in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) ARC Pro, AutoCAD Civil 3D and Adobe Creative Suite

Personal Skills
 • Good listener and team player with a positive attitude
 • Critical thinker who uses logic and reason to solve problems
 • Organized and detail oriented with ability to multitask
 • Solid verbal and written communication skills

Compensation and Benefits
 • Excellent competitive salary
 • Meaningful and challenging work environment with opportunities for career growth
 • PTO package with paid holidays
 • Health, dental and vision benefits
 • Long- and short-term disability & life insurance paid 100% by KPM Franklin
 • 401k with company contribution
 • Continuing education opportunities and reimbursement

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Interested in joining us? KPM Franklin is always looking for qualified talent.