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Clifton Park, NY

For several years, MJ has been awarded a “Best Places to Work” from the Albany Business Review and “Top Workplace” from the Albany Times Union. These designations are employee driven awards. MJ is accepting applications for a planner to join our Clifton Park, NY office. This full-time position includes a complete benefits package and advancement opportunities.



MJ is actively seeking a planner to join our team to assist with current and exciting future projects.  This job offering provides an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate to grow and advance in MJ’s  planning group. We are seeking a motivated candidate with a strong  interest in urban and regional planning that is well organized, resourceful, and creative.

This full-time position will be responsible for supporting and leading key tasks for multiple projects focused on land use, downtown revitalization, environmental planning, complete streets, waterfront revitalization, resiliency, comprehensive planning, brownfield redevelopment, open space planning, zoning, grant writing and municipal planning support. Creative community engagement is at the heart of our planning processes. MJ planners work closely with other disciplines within the company such as transportation, GIS, site/civil engineering, landscape architecture, and water/ wastewater engineering to prepare consensus-driven, reality-based plans that are implementable.

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  • Opportunity available for candidates with 3 or more years of experience in Planning or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning or a planning related field is required

  • Master’s degree in planning or related field and AICP is preferred

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required

  • Familiarity with ESRI ArcGIS, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and/or SEQRA is desired

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  • 401(k) Plan with employer match

  • Health insurance – several affordable healthcare options, including two fully paid by MJ

  • Dental/vision insurance

  • Telemedicine, free with company health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employer paid Life insurance

  • Employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Accident insurance

  • Critical Illness insurance

  • Dependent Care Spending Account

  • Legal Benefit option

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Paid time off

  • 10 paid holidays

  • Performance bonuses

  • Professional development opportunities and reimbursement

  • Referral bonus program

  • Wellness programs

  • Team building events

  • Lunch and learns

  • CPR training

  • Paid time for volunteer and community service events

  • Monthly company socials and work parties (like our MJ Spirit Week!)

  • From a Mach-E to the new Ford Broncos, we offer a full employee vehicle fleet for travel

  • Fully stocked kitchens – endless soda, seltzer, snacks, and coffee

  • Corporate apparel

Must be a US citizen or eligible to work without an employer sponsorship. Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly. We offer a very competitive benefit package. If you are ready to start a new career or need a change in venue, please send resume and cover letter to:

M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. MJ Engineering and Land Surveying provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status.

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