The City of Phoenix is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the position of Historic Preservation Planner - Planner I within the city's Planning & Development Department.
ABOUT THIS POSITION
The Planning & Development Department guides the physical development of the city by preserving our historic sites, planning what can be built where, and ensuring safe construction of buildings and infrastructure. A host of advisory and governing bodies of residents as well as elected officials provide oversight as the city grows and needs arise. The process is governed through development and enforcement of city codes and ordinances.
The Historic Preservation Planner I performs administrative responsibilities with the Design Review Counter in the Historic Preservation Office. Duties include:
- Interpretation and application of the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and the City’s general design guidelines
- Conducting reviews of demolition applications
- Consulting with customers
- Researching historic properties
- Reviewing and approving construction plans
- Entering data in the permitting system
Ability to provide an excellent customer service interaction
$51,771.20 - $78,769.60 annually. Candidates may be hired up to $78,769.60 depending upon qualifications.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA/HDHP plan; wellness incentive of up to $720 annually; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 12.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days and personal leave days.
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- Bachelor's degree in city or urban planning, landscape architecture, engineering, architecture, political science, or a related field
- One year of planning experience
- Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted
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The minimum qualifications listed above, plus:
- Experience applying local, state and federal requirements and regulations related to zoning and building codes
- Experience evaluating properties for listing on a historic register
- Experience in creating maps and managing data using ArcGIS software
- Effective in communicating in the Spanish language is desirable
- Graduate degree in historic preservation planning or a related field
- Experience in and knowledge of City of Phoenix Historic Preservation practices and procedures
Recruitment closes May 27, 2022. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
This is a position-based recruitment and generates a one time use only list. Once interviews are conducted and candidates are selected, this job posting will be considered closed and candidates will no longer be in consideration for the position applied for. This posting will not result in any ongoing eligibility list.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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