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