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Land Use & Zoning Planner

Atlanta, GA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 05/16/2024 Industry: Legal- Staff Job Number: S142 Pay Rate: $90,000-$95,000

Job Description

A law firm client in the Atlanta Metro area is looking for a Land Use & Zoning Planner with at least 5 years of experience in public planning. The Land Use & Zoning Planner will support the practice group with drafting and analyzing rezoning requests and maintaining files. 

Our client has a strong reputation in the Atlanta area for providing comprehensive legal services across various industries. They offer a very desirable workplace culture where employees are truly valued. They have an excellent benefits package that includes multiple medical benefit plans, life insurance, profit sharing, generous PTO, and more. This position has flexibility to work remote 1-2 days per week as needed.


  • Draft and analyze rezoning requests, codes, and other documents
  • Track and prepare for public meetings and hearings, including coordinating court reporters, preparing mailings, etc. 
  • Maintain all online files regarding zoning applications
  • Track billable hours
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in urban planning preferred
  • AICP Certification preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in public planning function in Georgia
  • Experience with land development and building permits, sewer and water allocations, and general governmental plan review
  • Knowledge of various land use approvals (zoning, Comp Plan amendments, variances, special exceptions, overlay districts (including historical), conditional use permit, subdivision approval, DRI processing, and text amendments.)


Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Preston
Manager- Recruiting & Marketing

Emily Preston wears dual hats at Connect Staffing. She is adept at managing our firm’s social media and marketing to raise the firm’s visibility and attract both candidates and clients. When she is not in her marketing role, Emily manages full-cycle legal recruiting from sourcing candidates to interviewing and matching them with new job opportunities and working with clients to facilitate the hiring process. Emily understands how complex and exhausting the job search can be and aims to simplify the process for both candidates and clients. Emily has a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University, holds an Associate Professional in Human Resources credential through HRCI, and is a Certified Digital Marketing Professional through the Digital Marketing Institute.

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