The Planning Division is seeking an individual with a strong preservation planning background and excellent communication skills. The primarily responsibility of this position is administering the City’s historic preservation planning program. This role also includes preparing staff reports and presenting to the Historic Landmark Commission, Planning Commissions, and City Council.
The ideal candidate will be dedicated to a high level of customer service when meeting and consulting with applicants or citizens regarding proposals to maintain, alter, demolish or redevelop historically significant properties. Knowledge and expertise in preservation building technologies and architectural design is of paramount importance to the division. This person will work closely with Planning staff experienced in Historic Preservation and expected to be a team lead in this subject area. The position also includes senior level project management on citywide development projects, master plans and ordinance amendments. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in historic preservation, urban design, and knowledge and expertise in technical building technologies. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Historic Preservation, or a closely related field. If you additional questions, please feel free to call Jessica 801-535-6699
Provides technical assistance to the public. Guiding applicants through the review process, conducting informal site visits to provide advice, and preparing Certificates of Appropriateness for changes to historic properties. Serves as a resource to Planning Division or other city staff. Conducts or advises others on site reviews, processes and projects. Works in a team-based environment and assists with multiple project assignments, meets given project/production deadlines, produces high quality reports and presentations. Dedicates a significant amount of time to informal site visits where the public is provided advice, educational resources and other information helpful so they can be successful in meeting design guidelines and finding solutions to building issues.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in urban planning or a closely related field and five to seven years full time paid, professional experience in city planning including the simultaneous coordination of various planning team projects. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year-for-year basis, but must include a minimum of three years’ experience in the simultaneous coordination of various Planning team projects.Ability to coordinate or perform compilation, analysis and professional reports and technical analyses and forecasts.Demonstrated ability to work interdependently with initiative, reliability and appreciation of team member contributions.
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Posted: November 27, 2019
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