Senior Planner (H2M architects + engineers)

H2M architects + engineers, a multidiscipline architectural, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm with offices in NY and NJ seeks a Senior Planner to join our Parsippany, NJ office. Specific tasks include master plans, zoning, land use planning, affordable housing, professional testimony, urban design, and redevelopment for private and municipal clients. Applicants should express interest, enthusiasm and innovative approaches for sustainability, resiliency planning, transit oriented development and design.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs advanced professional work related to variety of planning assignments.
  • Manages complex planning studies, development applications and reviews consultant proposals.
  • Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning, site plans.
  • Prepares and develops responses to Request for Proposals. (RFP’s)
  • Adept at preparing and presenting technical reports/graphics to policy making bodies.
  • Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues.
  • Prepares planning studies and testimony for land development applications.
  • Schedules and conducts meetings with advisory boards and elected officials.
  • Supervises more junior planners within organization.
  • Experience in preparing NJDEP Land Use Permit Applications a plus.
  • Experience in preparing redevelopment studies and plans
  • Experience in preparing redevelopment studies and plans


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or closely related discipline from an accredited program.
  • 6 to 10 years of progressive responsibility in comprehensive planning.
  • Experience facilitating public meetings and preparing and presenting reports and proposals using verbal, written, and graphic presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of Adobe Design Suite, Sketch up and GIS computer experience or similar is desired.
  • Strong communicator that possess experience in structuring and facilitating community engagement processes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for facilitating relationships with elected/appointed officials or other decision-makers.
  • Creative problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • A strong-sense of teamwork.
  • New Jersey Professional Planning License required.
  • AICP Certification required. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance with HSA & FSA, life and LTD insurance, 401(k) with matching contributions, annual bonus, tuition reimbursement, and excellent professional development program.

our staff…
A firm doesn’t reach its 85th+ birthday without the contributions of a highly skilled and dedicated staff. At H2M, our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re always seeking new talent to join our team. Whether you’re a college student or a seasoned professional, we offer career opportunities at every level, in areas ranging from architecture to administration. We’re passionate about our work, dedicated to our clients, and committed to our legacy. We emphasize collaboration and community involvement and promote sustainability in our practice, ensuring that the right projects are developed with minimal impact on the environment. Our integrated approach to design incorporates the diverse voices and visions of our staff into every project. Through mentoring, peer reviews, and professional development opportunities, employees at every level are offered the opportunity to share best practices and gain new experience.

our approach…
Since our early roots, our focus has remained steadfast: to provide quality service with sound judgment and to serve as an honest professional resource to our clients. With a dedicated, responsive staff and multiple service offerings under one roof, we blend “can-do” with “can-be,” developing real, workable solutions with a dose of innovation. Our diverse in-house expertise reduces the need for sub-consultants and ensures that our architects and engineers develop a comprehensive understanding of every project. Providing solutions to a wide variety of markets, H2M brings the combined expertise of architectural design and building systems engineering to make your project a reality. With in-house MEP and structural teams, we’re able to take a holistic approach to project design that combines a practical approach with creative results.


How to Apply

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Deadline – 11/30/2019