Competitive salary -?GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries
Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, company paid Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability (benefits start within 30 days of hire)
New paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption program
Generous Paid Time Off and 7 paid holidays?
401k company match
4 Year Degree
GAI Consultants, Inc. seeks a Project Planner with specific experience in Parks and Recreation Systems Master Plans. This position is within our Community Solutions Group which includes integrated Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Analytics. Experience level is anticipated to be 3-5 years or more.
Job Duties: (i) Providing professional and technical assistance in the planning and design of local government Parks and Recreation System Master Plans, as well as site-specific master plans for parks, recreation, open space, and trails; (ii), Must possess strong technical writing skills; (iii) Experience with comprehensive planning, GIS, development review and budgeting; (iv) public engagement, direct client interaction and public presentations; and (v) collaboration with project teams and CSG staff to prepare reports and presentations that convey key findings.
Qualifications: (i) undergraduate degree with a mix of quantitative and qualitative coursework in disciplines such as urban and regional planning, landscape architecture, geography, environmental sustainability, ecology, real estate, public policy, or political science; (ii) strong skills with Excel and Microsoft Office, functional understanding of ArcGIS and interest in learning other analytical methods; (iii) strong written and communication skills. The successful candidate will have a passion for research, analysis, and problem-solving with strong attention to detail and accuracy. AICP, PLA, or CPRP/CPRE credentials are desired but not required.
GAI’s Community Solutions Group (CSG) is a cross-functional team of professionals that helps create sustainable, livable places. We plan and design public spaces, sculpt landscapes and parks, reimagine streets and roads, and provide the regulatory and economic insight necessary to bring projects to life.
We work in a collaborative, inclusive way. We ask questions, listen carefully, and interact with residents, businesses, and civic staff to create practical solutions that fulfill both the current needs and long-term vision of the communities we serve.
GAI’s CSG includes accomplished landscape architects, urban designers, land-use planners, public finance and economic development specialists, and public administrators. Our clients include local government, agencies, institutions, and private development groups.
GAI’s CSG works from concept through construction, planning through policy. Our projects range in scale from region to city to neighborhood to street to site. We are passionate about our work, care for people, and are goal-oriented practitioners with a track record of positive outcomes.