Senior Planner – Mentor, OH


CT Consultants is an innovative, growing, and reputable engineering, architecture, and planning consulting firm who has been providing clients award winning projects and ground-breaking solutions since 1922. We are currently looking for a vibrant self-motivated Senior Planner to work from our Mentor, OH office that will be responsible for managing complex planning projects and rewrites of land development codes, coordinating inter-disciplinary project teams, technical development, and client management and relations. Potential projects may include county/local level comprehensive plans, neighborhood plans, downtown and community revitalization plans, corridor plans, park plans, and strategic plans.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Preparing and making public and client presentations and facilitating public meetings and workshops, generally at evening meetings
  • Conducting research and preparing reports on land use, physical, social & economic issues
  • Conducting review of development plans to determine conformity with client’s local regulations
  • Preparing expert opinions regarding development proposals, plan amendments, rezoning, and annexations on behalf of public or private clients
  • Performing field inspections to gather data relevant to the project
  • Writing proposals, developing budgets and schedules
  • Engaging in client interactions
  • Managing junior staff production time and mentoring/coaching junior staff


  • A master’s degree in urban planning or related field, or a strong combination of city planning, physical design and public policy undergraduate and graduate level education.
  • At least 8 years of comprehensive planning and land development code writing experience for multiple jurisdictions at a consulting firm or public entity (consulting experience is preferred)
  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of city and rural planning and zoning, and of Ohio planning and land use laws
  • Well-developed knowledge of one or more planning disciplines, such as land use, downtown revitalization, economic development, or urban design
  • Knowledge of principles, methodology, practices of research and data collection
  • Familiarity with urban planning graphics and mapping programs including GIS, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite (working knowledge of programs is preferred)
  • Supervisory experience is required. AICP Certification is preferred.

This position offers a competitive base salary and excellent benefits program which includes: medical, dental, prescription drug, 401(k) plan, life, and tuition reimbursement. Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, good driving record as well as proof of insurance.

Interested candidates should apply here or mail your resume to:

CT Consultants, Inc.
8150 Sterling Court
Mentor, OH 44060
Attn: Human Resources

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