Minneapolis, MN United States


The Opportunity:  HKGi is looking to expand our team of planners and landscape architects. HKGi’s sole focus on planning, landscape architecture and urban design allows staff to have access to a broad range of work, exposure to all aspects of projects, significant task responsibilities and to contribute to the successful completion of award winning, leading edge projects. The firm’s culture emphasizes collaboration, creativity, and openness to new ideas. 


The Flexibility: Our firm supports flexible work schedules that fit your lifestyle and work preference. HKGi has a hybrid work model with flexibility to work in the office or at home based on project and client needs. Our office is located in the Downtown Minneapolis North Loop and has convenient access to transit, parking, and is bike friendly. HKGi also has highly competitive benefits.


The Position:  HKGi is seeking a creative, energetic planner with 4 to 8 years of experience. Candidates should possess strong written (technical and creative), graphic and verbal communication skills including experience preparing technical and general planning related reports. Applicants should have a working knowledge of software programs including ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Suite, and the Adobe Creative Suite. Advanced knowledge in GIS and experience working with community engagement and public process is desired. The candidate will contribute to a large variety of project types including general community planning, stakeholder engagement, comprehensive planning, zoning ordinances, redevelopment planning/studies, grant writing, and other related projects. The position initially will involve project management for smaller scale projects with the opportunity to grow into larger project management assignments over time.


Qualifications: Required qualifications include a four-year degree or master’s degree in community planning or related field, as well as a minimum of 4 years of experience. Desired additional qualifications include AICP certification and direct experience preparing land use application staff reports for planning agencies and facilitating creative approaches to community involvement.


Application Instructions:  In PDF format, please submit the following: cover letter, resume, references, and writing/graphic design samples via email to  

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range

Contact Information

Rita Trapp