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Planner, Urban Designer

Planner, Urban Designer

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Community Development

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Your Opportunity



Imagine being part of a dynamic team that turns design visions into built reality! Creating spaces that provide communities with memorable experiences requires a mix of creative vision and technical skills. We merge our expertise to create value for our clients and community. Join us and help us develop the ultimate master plans—ones that feature creative, technical, and innovative project-based solutions which are also economically viable and environmentally responsive.


Stantec is currently seeking a Planner with proficiency in Urban Design for our Edmonton, AB office. The position is part of the Community Development practice’s Planning group that routinely works on a variety of public agency and private development projects including planning for new neighbourhoods, infill and transit oriented development. In this position you will bring your creativity and design background to many exciting projects in our region.

Your Duties


  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams of planners, designers, engineers and specialists on a variety of projects at once.
  • Contribute to all phases of projects including analysis, design, public engagement and final production.
  • Create drawings, graphics including maps, diagrams, sketches, renderings and 3D models.
  • Presentation skills to speak to a range of audiences including the general public, business groups and municipal Councils
  • Preparation and/or analysis of planning related policy documents, site plans, subdivisions, road closure and rezoning applications
  • Ability to liase, collaborate and communicate with clients, government agencies, residents, and community groups
  • Conduct research regarding planning policy, land use, social and economic topics;
  • Provide professional planning advice regarding planning policy and zoning interpretation and regulatory approvals;
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals and other business development activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials


Your Capabilities and Credentials:

  • A degree in Urban Planning, a Master’s degree in Planning is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Membership, or eligibility, of the Canadian Institute of Planners or Alberta Professional Planners Institute
  • Ability to convey design ideas through sketching and hand drawings
  • Experience in subdivision and master plan designs
  • Excellent drawing, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and Sketch-up

Creative problem solving and analytical skills

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