Manager of Planning and Entitlements

Company Name: Thomas English Retail Real Estate, LLC

Contact: bbykowski@thomasenglish.com

Position Title: Manager of Planning and Entitlements

Job Description: The Manager of Planning and Entitlements is a position that will be working to support the Director of Planning and Entitlements in conducting research, analyses, site planning, management of various planning and zoning processes for specific projects in development. The position will also assist in developing reports for internal project review and determination of project feasibility. The person in this position is expected to be a creative problem solver, critical thinker, and insightful analyzer. These skills aid in the evaluation of a project for development and the management of a project from start to finish. In its supporting role of the development activities of the company, this position requires interaction with various consultants, engineers, architects, governmental representatives, contractors, and Development Associates as necessary to keep each on task for successful project roll out. 

Key Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide support to various Development Associates and development team members as directed
• Research site costs (i.e. impact fees, building permits, insurance, tax implication, etc.)
• Solicit and analyze predevelopment proposals (i.e. environmental, geo-tech, survey, engineering, architecture, signage, etc.)
• Research ownership of property, utility information “will serve” verification, local/regional zoning codes & restrictions, approval procedures of governing authorities having jurisdiction, etc.
• Work with development team members to finalize project specific development costs and preliminary predevelopment/development schedules
• Photograph sites, buildings, properties as required
• Field verification of existing structures, utility services and infrastructure improvements as required
• Ensure the delivery of excellent client service consistent with Thomas English Retail Real Estate standards
• Other duties as assigned

Skills Required: Experience and Skill Requirements
• A minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally specializing in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or Urban Planning
• Self-starter and thorough thinker with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent organizational, time management, and planning skills
• Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Adobe Creative Suite, and Google Sketch-Up
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proven analytical skills, critical thinking, and problem analysis
• Stress tolerance to manage multiple tasks across various projects simultaneously
• Willingness and ability to travel as required

Year's of Experience: Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally specializing in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or Urban Planning

City: Indianapolis, IN

Travel Required: Mild-Moderate travel may be required

Compensation: Negotiable

Landscape Architect

Williams Creek Consulting, a V3 company is a multi-discipline firm specializing in sustainable systems design and ecological consulting within the public and private sectors. Our core disciplines include ecological engineering, sustainable planning and design, and regulatory consultation.

We are currently offering a Landscape Architect position and seeking a qualified and driven individual who is interested in working as part of an integrated team of professionals in our Indianapolis office.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office are required.

  • Proficiency in SketchUp and other graphic software skills and hand rendering capabilities are a plus.

  • Candidate should be a self-motivated, creative thinker, able to direct junior team members, able to work within a multidiscipline team, and have a positive attitude.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture or Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture.

  • Professional Landscape Architect license in the state of Indiana, or able to receive reciprocation.

  • 6 – 10 years of related experience.

Compensation:
Williams Creek Consulting, a V3 Company is consistently recognized as a “Best Firm To Work For” in our industry and offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), annual retirement contribution, paid time off, and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Contact Information:
Please visit our website at www.williamscreek.net for additional information on Williams Creek/V3. Qualified candidates should submit their resume with “Landscape Architect position” in the subject heading to April Hough, Corporate Administrator at ahough@williamscreek.net

Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect

Description: Context is currently looking to grow our team with a creative individual eager for professional development and a willingness to participate in the entire design process from concepting to construction documentation.  We value people, diversity, sharing of ideas, and loyalty, and we aspire to provide an environment for developing well-rounded professionals.

Based on the northeast side of Indianapolis, Context Design is an award-winning landscape architecture firm with national exposure. Over the past 20 years, we have chosen to collaborate with industry-leading, interdisciplinary teams, while maintaining our focus on landscape architecture, urban design and land planning. Our 13-person team of landscape architects and designers is well-rounded and participates in a diversity of projects, including urban design, mixed-use developments, civic spaces, parks and recreation, master planning, healthcare, k-12 educational environments, higher education campus environments, streetscapes, multimodal transportation, and athletics/sporting venues.

Our reputation is built on a collaborative approach to design and project management that results in award-winning, creative, and engaging projects.  As we have grown our practice to compete in a dynamic and fast-paced world, Context purposefully remains focused on the personal experience of outstanding client service.  We view professional staff development as a necessity for furthering high-level landscape architecture and the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.

Skills Required: Creativity, a strong work ethic, the ability to collaborate and communicate effectively, time management, AutoCAD and knowledge of drafting standards, Adobe Suite, and SketchUp; experience with LandFX, Bluebeam, Revit, construction documentation set development, and/or hand-sketching skills are appreciated.  

Education Requirements: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture or Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture

Years of Experience: 2-5 years

Travel Required: local meetings only

City: Fortville (northeast side of Indianapolis)

Compensation: TBD

Contact Information
Alyssa Prazeau
aprazeau@context-design.com

Landscape Architect

Description: We have an opening for someone who is self-motivated and looking to join an office with opportunities to further develop and grow in the profession, with opportunities to have a great impact on a growing firm. Our projects include parks & recreation, healthcare, religious, community/civic, and education, from master planning through design and construction documents. The ideal candidate will have a good mix of creativity and technical expertise. The position will involve a range of duties including design, production and project management.

Skills Required: AutoCAD, Adobe suite, LandFX, and other graphic software is a plus. Self-motivation, flexibility and positive attitude.

Education Requirements: Bachelors in Landscape Architecture

Years of Experience: 4+

Compensation: Negotiable, based on experience

City: Indianapolis

Travel Required: Minimal

Contact Information:
Jeff Mader
jeff@maderdesignllc.com