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Glackin Thomas Panzak Seeking Planner

Job Position


Senior Planner

Job Description


Glackin Thomas Panzak is a land planning and landscape architecture firm located in Paoli, PA. Our projects include land planning and landscape architecture, mixed-use developments, town centers, multifamily and commercial projects, traditional neighborhoods, and estate landscape architecture.

Our clients are institutions, developers, land owners, builders, and municipalities. We are involved in every aspect of a project from site selection, design, project coordination, municipal approval, to site construction observation,

We are looking for a Senior Planner who is an entrepreneurial, career-oriented professional with a proven track record of excellence and leadership in the industry.

Senior Planner: The ideal applicant is a planning professional with experience working for both private and public sector clients. Prior project experience should include residential, commercial, mixed use, town center and TOD developments. The successful applicant will have a full understanding of zoning and land development regulations and be able to explain and present complex planning and development concepts verbally and in writing. The candidate should be a strong client advocate with the demonstrated ability of creative and successful project outcomes. Must have the ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in urban planning or related field and 10± years of professional work experience in land planning or a related field.
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification
  • New Jersey Professional Planning license is a plus
  • LEED Accreditation is a plus


  • Ability to present projects and provide expert testimony before public boards, commissions, and courts of law.
  • Understanding of the MPC and MLUL.
  • Ability to coordinate and prepare fiscal, economic, community and environmental impact studies.
  • Proven management skills.
  • Ability to interpret building and development plans, specifications and legal documents.
  • Ability to prepare concise, detailed oral and written communications.
  • Knowledge of the following software applications is desired: ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and/or SketchUp.
  • Willingness to consult with and act as an advocate for both developers, municipalities, and community groups as required by the job assignment.
  • Must possess an excellent client-focused attitude.

Glackin Thomas Panzak offers excellent benefits including health, dental, a prescription plan, disability, and a 401K plan with an employer contribution.

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and work samples as a PDF no larger than 8MB to Lisa Thomas lthomas@glackinplan.com. Phone inquiries will not be accepted.