• Urban Planner III

    AECOM Germantown, MD 20875

    Job #2232998945

  • Job Summary

    AECOM has an immediate opening for an Urban Planner III in our Germantown, MD office.

    This position seeks to extend the planning skills above to a federal contract. The incumbent must have familiarity with FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant programs, non-governmental mitigation and resiliency grant programs, and knowledge of how states develop, manage, and implement these grants. This position provides contract based technical support functions to our principle client. The incumbent will possess the skills necessary to conduct extensive policy research and development, excellent oral/writing skills, and have significant experience with hazard mitigation, risk reduction, resiliency initiatives and other related activities.

    Overall Planning Skills/Experience:

    • Manages complex planning studies, development applications and reviews.

    • Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on hazard mitigation, risk reduction, nature based solutions, land use, physical, social and economic issues.

    • Provides professional planning assistance to our principle client on varied mitigation, resiliency, risk reduction, environmental, land use and grants implementation projects.

    • Develops plans, studies and analyses on complex mitigation policies and initiatives.

    • Works in regional program areas relating to hazard mitigation, risk reduction, resiliency planning, natural/water resources planning, community development, hazard mitigation, coastal zone management, and others.

    • Conducts meetings and presents reports and other findings to staff with advisory boards and officials.

    About AECOM

    At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

    We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

    On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

    We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

    • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

    • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record's 2020 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"

    • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record's 2020 "Top 500 Design Firms"

    • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

    With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM's Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today's municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services-from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance-to a wide ra

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Urban Planning, Emergency Management, Public Administration, Public Policy, Environmental Planning, or related degree, with 4 years of experience in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Planning, Hazard Mitigation, Emergency Management, Floodplain Management or directly related field

    • Due to the nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's Degree preferred

    • 5 + Years of experience in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Planning, Hazard Mitigation, Emergency Management, Floodplain Management or directly related field is preferred

    Additional Information:

    • Relocation is not available for this position.

    • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

    What We Offer

    We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

    You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

    We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

    We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

    When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

    Job Category Planning

    Business Line Water

    Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

    Country United States of America

    Position Status Full Time

    Requisition/Vacancy No. 269616BR

    Virtual: No

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.