Akerman LLP, a leading U.S. law firm, is seeking candidates for a Planner position for its Orlando office.  Working with the firm's Real Estate Practice Group, the successful candidate will need to have strong attention to detail and excellent verbal/written communication skills.  Under the direct supervision of attorneys and senior planners, the Planner will assist and support all aspects of filing applications for various land development/zoning approvals in a variety of jurisdictions across the Central Florida region.  
The ideal candidate should have 2-4 years of experience at an engineering / planning firm or governmental entity, and will be expected to conduct research on various local land development regulations, zoning codes and comprehensive plans. A bachelor's degree, or increased years of relevant/applicable work experience, related to urban and regional planning is required.  The ability to maintain an accurate filing system and manage time and multiple tasks in a productive team environment is essential to the success of this position.  Experience with public records searches, GIS systems, and graphic skills with programs such as Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is desired.  Must have a valid Florida Driver's License, reliable means of transportation and be willing and able to commute as needed within the Central Florida area.  Attendance at evening public hearings may be required from time to time. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please click here to submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.  EOE M/F/D/V
Renee Unger
Recruiting Coordinator
Akerman LLP | National Administrative Group | 495 North Keller Road, Suite 300 | Maitland, FL 32751
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