Urban planners are expected to create city plans for development purposes. They do this by keeping in mind the population and other aspects crucial to decision making in land development.

The following resume serves as a sample for an urban planner looking for work in this capacity. Have a look!




Urban Planner Resume Sample

Isaac Newton
6 Wheeler Street, Woodridge, IL 64746
(360) 999-9999, Email

Desire an Urban Planner position with CB&I. Offering understanding of municipal planning along with exceptional skills in contract management.

• Functional knowledge of conducting independent research for property redevelopment and amendments
• Hands one experience in providing critical information such as crime statistics, development patterns and population projections
• In depth knowledge of data collection and analysis and development of planning projects
• Highly skilled in identifying trends and making recommendations

Illinois Urban Planning – Woodridge, IL
Urban Planner | March 2009 – April 2013
• Managed department budgets amounting to $22bn for development and planning projects
• Trained 32 new employees in urban planning techniques and statistics
• Conducted research for special projects
• Provided staffing and technical assistance to special projects
• Reviewed applications for development projects
• Studied supportive materials in order to orchestrate assessment of projects
• Served as project manager for complex managers
• Compiled a wide variety of resource data
• Provided training to new hires

Illinois State University, Woodridge, IL
Masters in Urban Planning
CGPA 3.2

• Ability to comprehend and implement work by applying set policies
• Knowledge of advanced urban planning principles
• Knowhow of grant management
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to understand resource allocation methods