Land Use Planner
Alchemy Real Estate
Seattle, WA US
Posted ago
Alchemy Real Estate

We are seeking a Land Use professional with strong project management skills who will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of Building Permits, Master Use Permits (MUPS), Housing Elements/Design and Building/Zoning Code updates. The candidate SHOULD have knowledge of land use/community planning, be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships. You will take full management and entitlement of a project from beginning to end.


  • Project management - managing the entire project not just aspects of many
  • Assist with the preparation of Building Permits, Community Plans, Housing Elements/Design, Master Use Permits, SEPA and/or other comprehensive planning documents
  • Assist with the preparation of zoning codes, permitting policies, and/or development standards, with a particular emphasis on housing
  • Conduct research and develop recommendations on land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal
  • Prepare, coordinate, and facilitate public involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshops
  • Review plan sets for consistency with local codes and regulations
  • Permit expediting within Seattle in particular
  • Prepare drafts of technical memoranda, meeting minutes, transmittals, presentations, and other written materials
  • Promote a culture of teamwork, engagement, quality service, and customer satisfaction to our public and private clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor(s)


  • BA/BS degree or higher in urban planning, civil engineering, or a related discipline
  • Possess 2+ years of related demonstrated experience in land use planning, land development/entitlements, urban design and/or environmental planning
  • Knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices & techniques of planning
  • Excellent communication, organizational, writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to form and maintain effective client, interagency and internal team relationships
  • Must know Land Use Codes
  • Have prior experience with AutoCAD 
  • Specific knowledge of the permitting process within Seattle is preferable


  • $80,000 -$90,000 (or dependent upon experience)
  • Health benefits
  • 401K
  • 10 days of PTO per year (or dependent upon experience)
  • Ability to work up to joining in on our profit share program after 1 year of service

$80,000 - $90,000 and up! (Based on Experience)
About Alchemy Real Estate

Alchemy Real Estate serves the Puget Sound real estate region. Their specialty is urban-focused in the city of Seattle as it relates to new construction. They are also well versed on the Eastside, north to Everett, and south to Renton.

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