PAE, Inc Community Planner in Sheppard AFB, Texas

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Community Planner


  • Plans and assists in programming projects to meet base requirements.

  • Develops and maintains installation comprehensive planning studies.

  • Coordinates with base management and advisory groups to plan long-range development.

  • Liaises with installation, city, and county personnel to coordinate projects and maintain situational awareness of planning actions.


  • Maintain and update base comprehensive planning documents (i.e., Vision 2030 Strategic Development Plan and associated Area Development Plans (ADPs), Air Installation Compatible Use Zone (AICUZ), ICEMAP, Installation Development Plan (IDP), Joint Land Use Study (JLUS)).

  • Prepare and coordinate airfield and airspace waiver packages for Wing Commander and/or higher headquarters approval. Brief active waivers to Command during the Facilities Board (FB) and Airfield Operations Board (AOB).

  • Manage the base encroachment program, AICUZ, and ICEMAP. Brief encroachment items to Installation Encroachment Management Team (IEMT).

  • Utilize development plans and studies to guide base leadership in determining long-range planning and programming actions via the siting process.

  • Review work order requests and process approval documents for sitings. Ensure that sitings are consistent with land use plans and integrated into the IDP.

  • Assist in maintaining base maps and associated data using AutoCAD and ArcGIS software.

  • Develop and update reports and briefings. Participate in or conduct briefings, meetings, conferences, design charrettes, etc. involving base development issues.

  • Develop and maintain base landscaping and sign standards.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Urban Planning or Political Science from an accredited PAB University, AICP certification preferred.

  • Must possess analytical abilities necessary to manage complex administrative, organizational, and contract matters.

  • Have a basic knowledge of computers, including the ability to input and extract data, prepare briefings and transmit documents.

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.

  • Detail oriented and ability to execute multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Capable of working with customers and company employees in a courteous, professional, and effective manner.

  • Able to qualify for a SECRET security clearance.


Physical Demands:

This classification's activities range from an office environment with extensive sitting demands to a system maintenance environment with extensive climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 30 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to a system maintenance environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards. May be required to work flexible work schedule and alternating work days to meet mission and customer requirements. May work alone during all shifts.


  • Valid government identification

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.