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Senior Planner

Passero Associates has an exciting opportunity in Newburgh, NY for a Senior 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 of moderately difficult development proposals and plans for conformance with municipal codes, comprehensive plans, studies, and regulations.
  • Preparation of land use applications (zoning analysis, special permit applications, variances, site plan applications, subdivisions, rezonings, ordinance amendments and annexations),  and review/quality control of project drawings, maps, spreadsheets, and applications.
  • Conduct technical research in accordance with State Environmental Quality Review and National Environmental Policy Act (SEQRA/NEPA), including the preparation of the appropriate forms, and supporting documentation, as well as assist with the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statements (EIS).
  • Coordinate community review of public and private development projects, including, but not limited to, community surveys, stakeholder interviews, and community meetings.
  • Assist with presentations at public hearings and meetings on behalf of the clients, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills, people skills, self-motivation, decision-making skills, and strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent analytical, research and creative skills, and ability to generate presentation materials, matrices, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge in urban planning and design, site planning, civil engineering, building construction, architecture, land use law, and subdivision regulations.
  • Experience with public speaking, making presentations, and facilitating public engagement preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in urban, Community or Regional Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Historic Preservation, Geography, or related field; required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2 to 4 years of practical experience in aspects of urban planning and design, 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.
  • AICP Preferred.


Salary -  Discretionary bonuses with a minimum base salary of $75,000 annually


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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.