Job Title: Planner

Location: Charleston, WV or Lexington, KY

Start Date: Earliest availability

Are you the kind of professional for whom “good enough” is never enough? Are you driven to grow and improve every day and always welcome a challenge? If so, join us at The Thrasher Group, where strivers like you thrive.

The Thrasher Group is seeking one or more Planners to support community planning, and economic development projects in a multi-state region. Currently, we are a 600-person firm with an expanding footprint in the mid-Atlantic, with a team that embodies a culture of collaboration and partnership with our clients and employees. We are a hard-charging, client focused growth-oriented organization.

We’re looking for a seasoned professional with experience in the Architecture/Engineering/Consulting industry to produce innovative projects of lasting value. As a member of the team, you will support the company through all facets of planning, such as consultant planning, report preparation, planning analytics, and business development. We hire professionals dedicated to technical excellence and producing superior work. As a planner at Thrasher you will work with all levels of government, land development clientele, and economic development organizations. We are seeking a person who will:

  • Has solid analysis skills
  • Communicate effectively through, both oral and written work
  • Collaborate and motivate the team to provide an excellent client experience

The Thrasher Group has grown into a powerhouse in the Mid-Atlantic region offering integrated planning, engineering, environmental, architecture, construction services, survey, and geospatial expertise to a broad range of clients. Our footprint is growing; we serve our clients from ten offices across seven states. Throughout our company, you will work with hard-charging problem solvers who are committed to improving the communities where we live and work. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and make your mark as a leader, you can do that at Thrasher.

Job qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in planning or closely related field
  • A minimum of 1-year experience of public or private sector planning
  • AICP certification is preferred, or the ability to take the AICP Exam
  • Must possess the ability to pass pre-employment screening

We offer a competitive compensation package and an excellent benefits package including performance bonuses, paid holidays, paid time off, matching 401(K), medical & prescription drug insurance, health savings account, flexible spending account, dental and vision insurance, paid disability and life insurances, health club membership assistance, tuition assistance and professional development.


If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, interested candidates should email resumes to   The Thrasher Group conducts drug screening and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.  Authorization to work in the United States is precondition of employment.   “EEO/AA/E-Verify”

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