Public Involvement Planner – CDM Smith

Opening Date:  February 12, 2019

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Position:  Public Involvement Planner

Job Description: CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Responsibilities:

  • This is a great opportunity to help expand how traditional public infrastructure projects can be improved through partnerships and innovative methods of outreach!
  • Position will work with senior members of our public involvement and planning team, supporting public engagement efforts for projects in South Carolina as well as other CDM Smith offices across the
    Southeastern United States.
  • These responsibilities will include assisting in the development of Public Engagement Plans for projects, the implementation of these plans and supporting the required elements of public engagement for our projects.
  • Conducting research and providing professional communications.
  • Working with social media as well as electronic methods of survey and data collection.
  • Will communicate regularly with project stakeholders (elected officials, citizens, business community representatives, and environmental justice communities).
  • This position will support public engagement efforts for projects in South Carolina and some evening hours may be required.


Essential Functions:  Responsibilities of these positions include professional planning and project management supporting: development and monitoring of the region’s multi-modal transportation system; development of comprehensive plans, zoning and land development regulations; development and implementation of infrastructure improvement projects funded by various grant sources; coordination and/or participation in regional environmental, growth and quality of life initiatives; and conducting other related activities such as data gathering, technical analyses and mapping. Duties involve ensuring compliance with state and federal funding, public notification and participation requirements, and grant documentation requirements.

Job Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, urban, community or regional planning or related discipline. 3
years. Regular travel is required.

Qualified candidates should click here to apply.