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Passero Associates has an exciting opportunity for an entry level planner to work on a diverse range of assignments supporting our municipal and land development service lines, as well as provide technical support to our architectural and aviation practice areas. 


  • Review development proposals and plans for conformance with municipal codes, comprehensive plans, studies and regulations.
  • Preparation and review of land use applications (zoning analysis, special permit applications, variances, site plan review and historic preservation applications).
  • Conduct basic technical research in accordance with the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), including the preparation of the appropriate forms, and supporting documentation.
  • Assist with preparation, coordination and submission of project submittal packages for zoning and site development review, including fee calculation, and the review and quality control of project drawings, maps, spreadsheets and applications.
  • Create digital and print presentation materials.
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with clients, co-workers, and the project team, including monitoring and updating entitlements processes and schedules.
  • Assist with the preparation of forms, reports, and grant applications.
  • Responsible for fieldwork in all-weather elements as requested with the ability to lift 25lbs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Strong organization skills, people skills, self-motivation, decision-making skills and strategic planning skills.
  • Technical aptitude with regards to responding to municipal comments.
  • Excellent analytical, research and creative skills.
  • Technical understanding of local, State and Federal regulatory permitting process and environmental impact/technical analysis methods.
  • General knowledge of site planning, civil engineering, building construction, architecture, land use and environmental law, zoning codes, and subdivision regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban, Community or Regional Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Historic Preservation, Geography, or related field. 
  • 0 to 2 years of practical experience in aspects of site planning, civil engineering, architectural design review, zoning codes, and general rules and procedures of land use boards and commissions.
  • Key skills include demonstrated excellence in technical writing; solid verbal and written communication skills; creative problem-solving skills; ability to work independently and in a team environment; ability to work on several projects or requests simultaneously.
  • Computer proficiency includes Microsoft Office suite, communication graphics and website related platforms is preferred.
  • Ability to interact effectively with clients, project teams, and colleagues internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of GIS is a plus, but not required.


Submit your resume and cover letter today!  Visit (Req. #1301). 

Offering Competitive Salary & Benefits Package.

EOE/AA - Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran                                                 

Passero Associates is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to better serve our clients, our people, and the community.

Passero Associates is not able to sponsor visas.

Recognized nationally by the Zweig Group as one of the “Best Firms to Work For,” Passero Associates is a growing multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing planning, engineering, architectural design, structural, surveying, sustainability, program management, design-build, construction administration and inspection services throughout ten offices in the northeastern, midwestern, and southeastern United States