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Kimley-Horn Senior Planning Professional in Everett, Washington


The Everett, Washington (WA) is looking for a Senior Planning Professional to join their team. This is an in-office role!


Project experiences will be diverse, as we provide services to both the public and private sectors. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of long-range, comprehensive planning experience and possess strong leadership and organizational skills. This position will involve managing client interactions, overseeing tasks, delegating work, and eventually supervising others.

  • Manage client interactions: Build and maintain strong client relationships, understand their needs, and provide expert advice

  • Manage project, lead tasks, and/or provide strong support for long-range and comprehensive planning projects in compliance with the Growth Management Act (GMA):

  • Manage, lead tasks, and/or provide strong support for code updates focused on development regulations

  • Manage non-project State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for comprehensive planning and code projects

  • Coordinate project teams: Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure project objectives are met and coordinate with engineers, architects, and government agencies

  • Delegate work and provide guidance: Assign tasks, monitor progress, and provide support to ensure successful project completion

  • Utilize project management skills to deliver projects on time and budget

  • Supervise, mentor and oversee the work of less experienced professionals, providing guidance and training

  • Stay updated on industry trends and regulations, keep abreast of changes in planning law, regulations, and policies

  • Prepare and present concise reports summarizing planning recommendations and findings for appointed and elected bodies

  • Collaborate with internal planning team and partners to ensure a coordinated approach to projects


  • Degree (Bachelors or Masters) in Urban and Regional Planning (or other degree applicable to the planning field)

  • 8+ years experience in long-range, comprehensive planning in Washington, preferably in a consulting or professional services environment

  • American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) Licensure Preferred

  • Knowledge of State of Washington land use, zoning, and environmental planning regulations and codes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to effectively interact with clients, stakeholders, and team members

  • Proven experience in managing client relationships and delivering exceptional customer service

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and the ability to delegate work and provide guidance to others

  • Proficiency in planning software and tools, as well as Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and provide innovative solutions

  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines

  • Detail-oriented team player with an ability to contribute to a positive work environment

  • Ability to work independently and as a team

Salary Range:

  • $115,000 - $150,000

  • Eligible for Performance Based Bonus Compensation

Why Kimley-Horn?

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients and employees, are at the forefront of who we are. Clients know we prioritize achieving their goals and growing their success. Employees know our culture and approach to business are built on a desire to provide an environment for everyone to flourish. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it— that’s why we welcome and develop passionate, hardworking, and proactive employees. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 17 years!

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Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/10/2024 12:19 PM)

ID 2024-13374

Education Bachelor's Degree

Discipline/Focus Land Planning