Vandewalle Planner Position – Madison or Milwaukee, WI

Vandewalle & Associates is seeking an Assistant Planner who is interested in driving meaningful change across Wisconsin in the areas of zoning, day-to-day community planning housing, adaptive reuse, and local policy development. Join the team of highly experienced principals and associates, while working with a wide diversity of communities ranging from small towns of a few thousand to cities of more than 50,000.

This newly created position primarily will serve as the on-call planner for communities and assist developers, business owners, and residents navigate local entitlement processes. This includes the review of development proposals, conducting site plan reviews, preparing and presenting staff reports for plan commissions, and preparing code amendments. In addition, the position occasionally will support the work of several project managers on an evolving range of projects such zoning ordinance rewrites, comprehensive and park plans, bicycle and pedestrian plans, transportation studies, redevelopment plans and implementation, economic strategies, and infill housing development.

Candidates should have a degree in urban or regional planning or similar field and at least 1-2 years of experience in administering zoning and other land development codes and reviewing site plans as either an intern or full-time staff member. Plusses for candidates include experience preparing staff reports, experience giving public presentations, and experience with Excel and GIS. This position is full-time with a competitive salary and benefit package

How to Apply: For strongest consideration, resumes and cover letters should be emailed by Monday, May 27, 2024, to Nonna Anderson, Business Manager: