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Land Planner/Designer

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3738
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Education: BD
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: ArcGIS; Planning; Transportation Planning
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? Burgess & Niple is currently seeking an experienced Urban/Land Use Planner to join our Columbus, OH office.

B&N Urban/Land Use Planner Responsibilities:

  • Develop and facilitate planning processes for complex plans and projects such as comprehensive, neighborhood, corridor, strategic, and regional plans
  • Schedule and conduct meetings with stakeholders, advisory committees, the public, and elected officials
  • Leads teams to conduct research and analysis and prepares reports
  • Provide guidance and review of the work of other planning staff
  • Conduct and analyze field studies and surveys to collect data for planning purposes
  • Leads facilitation of meetings and workshops with clients, stakeholders, and the public
  • Responsible for development and communication of final planning documents in GIS, Adobe Suite, including InDesign and Illustrator.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Transportation, Geography (urban or transportation), or Economics and four years’ directly applicable experience. Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in related field and six years’ experience in Urban, Land Use Planning will be considered
  • Certification by American Institute of Certified Planners preferred
  • Proven verbal, presentation, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and ArcGIS, and Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency with SketchUp a plus.
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.