Close date: 
Friday, August 30, 2019

Location: Kansas City (MO) or Charleston (SC)

Planning Associate

White & Smith is a full service planning firm of planners and attorneys. We have been serving cities and counties around the country since 2005, when Mark White and Tyson Smith started the firm. Projects for our local government clients include full code updates, form-based codes, housing, growth management, impact and development fees, subdivision codes, military, and land use compatibility.

We are looking for an experienced Planner to assist in all areas of our work, focusing on code drafting and development, with expertise preferred in areas of graphics and illustrations.

The ideal candidate will have between 2-4 years of relevant experience in a jurisdiction or private firm.

Minimum Qualifications A willingness to travel occasionally and to take on new challenges in planning are musts. It’s important to be self-motivated, self-directed, and to work with a high degree of detail and excellence. The ability to work independently without oversight is a must. An ability to work with government officials, staffs, private developers and landowners, and private sector partners is also important.

Application Please e-mail your letter of interest, resume, references, and sample graphics/work/writing samples to Tyson Smith,

This is a full time position in our Kansas City office, with the possibility of working in our Charleston (SC) office.

Salary is commensurate with experience, excellent medical benefits, vacation, holiday and sick leave.