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The Department of Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following positions. Click on the job title for the position details.

PLANNER I

  • Type:Open Competitive
  • Salary/Pay Rate:N - $48,086 per year to $58,551 per year
  • Posted Date:03/11/2020
  • Deadline to Apply:04/17/2020 4:30 PM

ANNOUNCEMENT NO.: 3430001

DEPARTMENT: Planning

AFFILIATION: Non-Union

FLSA: Exempt

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PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • This is an entry-level professional Planning position that handles responsible work in the field of Urban Planning, including the following areas: land use, comprehensive planning, environmental, housing, historic preservation and/or economic development.
  • Responsible for a variety of administrative functions and duties for the department.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Independently conducts research, collects data, designs studies; formulates and evaluates alternate courses of action.
  • Recommends goals, strategies, objectives, programs, regulations and incentives in principle fields, such as: land use, comprehensive planning, environmental, housing, historic preservation, or economic development.
  • Handles financial processing for departmental grants and budget.
  • Assists with material preparation and other support related activities for various boards and commissions, including but not limited to: maintenance of commission files, preparing minutes and mailings, and distributing necessary documents and information.
  • Provides technical assistance to staff, other City departments and the public.
  • Prepares maps, graphs, tables and other illustrative materials.
  • Reviews development plans for compliance with regulations.
  • Assists with revisions and updates to geographical and functional parts of the comprehensive plan.
  • Performs other related tasks as requested by the Director of Planning.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of Urban Planning, or closely related field; Master’s degree and/or additional coursework in Planning or related field is desirable.
  • General knowledge of the principles and practices in the field of City Planning.
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing, with the ability to relate effectively with other people, both individually and in structured and unstructured groups.
  • Working knowledge of statistics, data storage, processing and retrieval, and research techniques necessary in the planning process.
  • Ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and present results in a clear and interesting manner to the general public.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Excel and PowerPoint, as well as GIS.

WORKING CONDITONS:

  • Work is performed mostly in a quiet office environment, while seated at a desk with a computer.
  • Required to use hands, fingers, close vision, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to walk.
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment physical and drug test.

City residency required within six months of employment.

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