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Assistant to Town Planner

Company: Seabrook, WA
Location: Pacific Beach
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:We are looking for an Assistant to our Director of Town Planning & Design to fulfill our dream of creating one of the most beautiful beach towns in America. We've been building a new urbanist community for 17 years on Washington's Hidden Coast, the gateway to Olympic National Park (a World Heritage Site). We've reached an exciting level of maturity that allows us to move faster and think bigger. To do this, we need more help. Our Assistant will play a key role in facilitating the building & planning of our unique town using accrued design and construction experiences. Key duties will include assisting Director of Town Planning with day to day tasks including administrative duties outlined here: - -Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively work with our Construction and Sales teams on house plan production and library management including use of our LOTS Master Folder organizational system
  • Partner with our Marketing team to develop materials that help translate our vision into something truly compelling for our customers
  • Engage with our homeowners and other respective stakeholders on design and other aesthetic-related decisions guided by the Seabrook Design Code and Design Review Board
  • Participate in Design Code updates & creation of new ones / Design charrette organization
  • Spreadsheet management / house plan production to include tracking & markup reviews from concept to construction completion (design, marketing, sales, construction)
  • Assist Director of Town Planning with construction permit packages, paperwork processing, scanning, file management & organization
  • Produce or assist with house and park landscape design document creation
  • Assists the Town Planner in conducting research, gathering data, and supporting project work
  • Co-manage Annual Exterior Color List, samples, specifications, standard & upgrade lists
  • Management of Seabrook Master Address List & Town Mapping
  • Work closely w/ specialized consultants in the fields of: urban planning, civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental planning, as well as those in state, regional and local agencies as needed
  • Development & product resource planning
  • Signage design, review, implementation
  • As-Built construction studies & analysis
  • Maintain a high-degree of confidentialitySupervision:
  • Supervision Received: Performs work independently under the general supervision of Stephen Poulakos. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work without direct supervision whenever required but will include consulting with Town Planner when clarification or interpretation of procedures, tasks, or policy are met to meet the demand of the company
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: Consultants in the fields of urban planning, civil engineering, architecture, landscape design, environmental planning, as well as those in local, state, & regional agencies as neededMinimum Qualifications:A. - - - -Education & Experience:1) - - - - -Education: College (technical or 4 yr. degree recommended)2) - - - - -Experience: Design & Construction -B. - - - - -Skills & Abilities (required):1) - - - - -Language Skills: Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in English as the operational language of the company. -Communicate effectively with varied population, including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds.2) - - - - -Highly organized & goal oriented3) - - - - -Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPointIdeal Candidates:A. - - - - -Design & Construction Experience:1) - - - - -Builder - House plan production knowledge & understanding2) - - - - -Garden & landscape design - native plant design3) - - - - -Hand-drafting capabilities4) - - - - -AutoCAD / Bluebeam drafting capabilities5) - - - - -PageMaker - Illustrator - Sketch Up - PhotoshopWork Environment:
  • Work is mostly performed in office conditions; some fieldwork is required to perform site visits and on-site inspections & site analysis; the employee is required to attend weekly team meetings
  • The employee operates standard office equipment and personal automobile
  • The employee has regular contact with resort town departments including but are not limited to: -Sales, Marketing, Construction, Maintenance, Homeowner Board Representatives, Finance Departments
  • Supports the goals of the Town Planner through creative problem solving, decision making and a commitment to customer service. Performs similar or related work as required, or as situation dictatesAdditional Details:B. - - - - -Employment Outline1. - - - - - -$40,000 - $55,000 DOQ* 2. - - - - - -Company sponsored health insurance3. - - - - - -401k/Pre-tax program4. - - - - - -Paid vacation, personal days, holidays5. - - - - - -Long term opportunity for growth & managementCompany Core Values:1. - - - - - -We Love This Town2. - - - - - -Our Neighbors Matter3. - - - - - -We Make Things Happen4. - - - - - -We Play as a Team5. - - - - - -We Do the Right Thing

Keywords: Seabrook, WA, Tacoma , Assistant to Town Planner, Other , Pacific Beach, Washington

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