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Planning and Entitlements Manager

Company: Investment Development Management
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an organized and detail oriented Planning and Entitlements Manager for our AZ development projects. This person must be a results-oriented team player with an attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

Our benefits include 100% Employer Paid medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and life insurance in addition to a generous 401k matching program and paid volunteer opportunities.


  • Assist with the entitlement process for multiple projects, including zoning/re-zoning approvals, development agreements, architectural approvals, preliminary and final plats, civil construction plans, development permits, landscape plans and utility company designs.
  • Contribute to the "community planning" process including site planning, lot layout, landscaping, project theming, monuments, passive and active open space, etc. through collaboration with internal stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with officials and employees of municipalities and agencies.
  • Serve as a liaison to engineers, consultants, governmental officials, and other trade partners.
  • Assist with resolutions of entitlement issues and conditions prior to and during development.
  • Collaborate with Architectural, Construction and Development teams during feasibility analysis and due diligence phase.
  • Draft land use, zoning, and entitlement applications.
  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing input from team members regarding site planning and design.
  • Supervise and coordinate with architects, engineers, landscape architects, and other consultants in preparation of required development applications and approvals.


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in community entitlement working for developer, municipality, or land use/zoning agency.
  • Bachelors Degree preferred, in the field of Construction Management, Urban Design, Business, Engineering or another applicable course of study.
  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of planning, zoning and land use, comprehensive planning, and of the normal stages of property development as viewed from both the public and private sectors.
  • Advanced PC skills, including use of AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent analytical and writing capabilities; strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines concurrently.

IDM is a fully integrated real estate company focused on investing, developing, and managing multifamily apartments in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest Regions of the United States. We owe our continued growth in the industry to a strategic vision based on values of faith, respect, and integrity. Building both traditional garden-style apartments and urban mid-rise spaces, we manage 4,455 units and have another 3,000 units currently under development.

By finding the best in the business, we create value in the communities we serve every day. At IDM, we provide residents with one-of-a-kind living experiences through our concierge-style customer service, amenity-rich spaces, exquisite interior design, landscape, and quality of build that comes with over 27 years of experience in the industry.

We invest in our people. IDM provides career growth opportunities, leadership programs, corporate trainings, competitive compensation, benefits, volunteer hours, incentive programs, and a fun, supportive culture. To learn more about IDM visit,

Keywords: Investment Development Management, Scottsdale , Planning and Entitlements Manager, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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