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Entry Level - Planner
  Tampa, FL  

Job Category:

Municipal Services

Position Type:


Min Education:

BA/BS in Urban Planning

Minimum Experience:

0-2 years

Ref ID:




Position Description:

We are looking for a ENTRY LEVEL - PLANNER to join our MUNICIPAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT to improve infrastructure in our TAMPA office. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in planning or related field and zero to two years of related experience. Basic background in master planning, urban design, zoning ordinances updates, economic planning, neighborhood planning, community planning, downtown planning and smart growth land use issues is required, GIS experience is preferred. Excellent technical writing, organization and communication skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work well with others. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Perform site plan reviews
  • Gather and analyze community profile data (census, national resources, existing land use, etc.)
  • Assist in Master Plan analysis
  • Write reports and letters (Master Plans, CDBG, SPR, etc.)
  • Conduct census data/socio-economic analysis
  • Complete rezoning applications
  • Assist with recreation plans
  • Assist in zoning ordinance revisions
  • Conduct project specific research through interviews, literature review, etc.
  • Assist with writing proposals and creating presentations
  • Participate in various meetings (staff, client, community, etc.)
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning required


  • 0 to 2 years of related experience required
  • GIS experience preferred


About Wade Trim:

Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. We've been solving complex engineering challenges for nearly a century. We customize our work approach to fit each project using a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.

Our supportive culture recognizes and strives to fulfill collective client, company, and individual needs. Mentoring and building skills of Wade Trim staff is a priority. Frequent interaction among staff is encouraged, company leadership is easily accessible, and opportunities are provided for staff to help shape the firm's future through strategic planning. Work/life balance is supported through a flexible, hybrid work schedule that brings team members together in the office at least two days a week and connects them virtually when working from home.

To solve our clients' toughest challenges, we've devoted ourselves to delivering innovative solutions. Our Office of Applied Technology (OAT) is dedicated to seeking new technologies or ways to apply existing technologies to enhance value to our clients and positively impact communities. All staff are encouraged to share ideas and suggestions for innovative technologies or processes to adopt. This open-minded approach enables us to advance technology, foster innovation, and stay ahead of our clients' needs.

Wade Trim's success is shared by the employees that make it happen. Since our beginning, our firm has been 100% employee owned. This cultivates an ownership mindset that benefits our work approach, collaborative culture, and ability to deliver client solutions. We believe employee ownership drives the sustainability and growth of our firm and provides all our employees with opportunities for financial success.

What We Offer:

Our excellent salary and benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, education reimbursement, 401(k), performance bonuses, and an employee stock program. Employee Resource Groups and Programs offered include the Young Professionals Group, Women at Wade Trim, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Rotation Program, Mentor Program, Sustainability Program, and Wellness Program.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a friendly environment, please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section of our website at and reference job number 1909.

Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer