Planning & Permitting Assistant
WD Partners - Truro, NS

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We Are Thinkers That Can Do!

WD Partners is a global design and program management partner for multi-unit food and retail brands. With talented associates worldwide, and LEED accredited designers, architects and engineers licensed in all 50 states and Canada, we create opportunities to improve revenue and profits for our clients.

WD provides an environment where associates gain experience, train and mentor with the best, and build a successful career! A philosophy of Real People where we leave our egos behind and focus on honesty and teamwork at all levels allows us to deliver on our commitment to our clients’ success. Here at WD, we want to be the best and win at all times. We currently have an opening for a Planning & Permitting Assistant in our Truro office.

As a Planning & Permitting Assistant, you will assist with administration of a broad range of zoning, permitting, and code research tasks. You are responsible for coordinating with team members in other engineering disciplines to work on various stages of client projects during the site development and entitlement phase. This role requires significant exercise of judgment on details and in making preliminary selection and adaptations of development alternatives.

In this role your key learning opportunities will include: developing advanced technical knowledge in your discipline; gaining exposure to client relationship management and project management skills; and working on a variety of client projects in restaurant, retail, and petroleum industry segments.

Minimum Experience:

  • 4- year Bachelors degree in Planning, Public Administration or related technical field
  • 2 - 3 years work experience in civil engineering (site development)

What matters to our associates matters to us and benefits are at the top of the list. We provide a comprehensive benefits package that encourages our associates to live healthy lifestyles, reach financial goals and cope with the challenges of life at work and at home. WD supports and encourages work/life balance so we offer flex-time; we get involved in local charitable activities, and provide ways to get to know colleagues at BBQs and impromptu studio gatherings.

Check us out and you will find an opportunity to collaborate with smart, down to earth people who innovate with national and global brands and grow every day!