Land Forward Planner - CA - Sacramento
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Land Forward Planner
CA - Sacramento

KB Home, a Fortune 1000 NYSE company and one of America's premier homebuilders, has an immediate employment opportunity available. The Company operates in 10 states across the nation from California to Florida.

KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilding companies in the United States. Since its founding in 1957, the company has built more than half a million quality homes. KB Home's unique homebuilding approach lets each buyer customize their new home from lot location to floor plan and design features. As a leader in utilizing state-of-the-art sustainable building practices, all KB homes are highly energy efficient and meet strict ENERGY STAR® guidelines. This helps to lower monthly utility costs for homeowners, which the company demonstrates with its proprietary KB Home Energy Performance Guide® (EPG®). KB Home has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award winner for five straight years and a WaterSense© Partner of the Year for four consecutive years.

KB Home is looking a Forward Planner to add to the Land team. In this highly visible role, you will be the liaison between KB Home and government agencies, coordinating and processing tentative maps, EIR's, and site development plans simultaneously, for multiple projects through to completion. As a Forward Planner, you will manage both people and processes related to forward planning functions. For the right individual, the position can provide significant opportunity for growth.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Due Diligence, i.e., review of ALTA survey, title documents, environmental reports, soil conditions, impact fees, etc.
- Manage the approval process of preliminary plat to final plat
- Coordinate with municipalities and engineers throughout the civil plan approval process
- Manage design and agency approval of architectural plans
- Coordinate all bonding for financial assurances, permits, and State Dept. of Real Estate requirements regarding public report approval
- Problem-solve with Project Manager and Municipal Liaison
- Perform due diligence analysis of potential new land acquisitions including compilation of fee budgets and review of title reports, conditions of approval, etc.
- Obtain entitlements and coordinate agency activity

Requirements:
- BS in civil engineering, public policy and planning or related discipline. Advanced degree a plus
- Prior experience in civil engineering, forward planning, and land development is desired
- Familiarity with governmental agencies and regulatory bodies
- Knowledge of Subdivision Map Act, CEQA, CFDs, CWA/ESA is desired
- A complete understanding of fundamental real estate and urban planning concepts
- Experience in forward planning and land development organization
- Proven ability to multitask and complete tasks within scheduled time frame
- Experience managing multiple projects and delivering high volume of residential units on an annual basis, in a high growth geographic market
- Previous Entitlement experience is preferred
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
- Solid communication skills with demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

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