Sr. Project Manager - Land Development

Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
2021-1611
Category
Planning
Type
Full Time

Overview

We are seeking a Sr. Project Manager with 5+ years experience to join our Land Development Department in West Palm Beach or Fort Lauderdale, FL office.

 

At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI takes pride in being one of the nation’s top consulting firms -- and we have the awards to prove it. We work to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. WGI is always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision. If you think you are an innovative, self-motivated team-player, and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!

 

This position oversees specialized planning functions such as large-scale new development proposals and provides overall management of division-related and multidisciplinary planning issues. Manages and participates in highly complex professional planning activities.

 

WGI offers a complete Benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & STD, Life Insurance, 401k with match, PTO, Holidays, HSA with company contribution, Pet insurance, and Employee assistance program.

Responsibilities

  • Reviews master plans and site plans for compliance with land development regulations.
  • Perform and manage professional land development and entitlement projects, including Future Land Use and Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Rezoning, Conditional Use, Variances, Waivers, Development Order Amendments and Site Plan approvals.
  • Reviews all documents for submittal, including technical documents such as due diligence reports, justification statements, applications packages, site plans and multidisciplinary submittals (engineering, landscape architecture).
  • Create and maintain project schedules, from due diligence through entitlements and permitting.
  • Manage a multidisciplinary project team, maintaining schedules and tracking progress.
  • Lobbying of elected officials and representation at public hearings.
  • Representation of projects before client, local government staff, zoning boards, citizen groups, and elected bodies, including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Organize community outreach meetings, stakeholder interviews, innovative public engagement techniques, and design charrettes.
  • Financial management of projects including budgets, invoicing, collections, and utilization.
  • Contribute to department sales.
  • Assist in developing and managing single family, master plan, and horizontal land development clients in coordination with PLACE business development leaders.
  • Work independently and as part of a close-knit team. And,
  • Reports to the Director of Land Development.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in urban planning, landscape architecture, engineering, or a closely related field; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience.
  • 5+ of supervisory experience.
  • AICP Certification, PLA or PE Licensure required.
  • Must be innovative, detail-oriented, experienced in highly visible/controversial projects.
  • Capable of managing multiple, high priority assignments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships at various levels.
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret research data for reports and apply mathematic techniques in practical situations.
  • Reading comprehension to understand technical and legal materials.
  • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously and manage projects effectively and meet firm deadlines
  • Excellent written and presentation skills for effective technical report preparation and
  • Proficient in research methods and statistical principles related to urban growth and.
  • Travel to other office locations may be required.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas.

 

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please submit your resume for review by our Talent Acquisition Team. WGI provides a competitive salary and an outstanding work environment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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