CLOSING DATE: 04/29/23
$52,291.20 - $65,374.40 Annually
salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range: amount offered
will depend on qualifications.
The Planner II researches, reviews, and coordinates planning studies in various
areas to make recommendations for organized and planned development within the
Planning & Urban Design (Conservation Districts): Under the
guidance of a Chief Planner, the Planner II position performs
professional and technical duties related to the examination of architectural
plans and construction documents for residential structures for accuracy,
completeness, and compliance with city ordinances and impact on designated
neighborhoods; maintain a thorough understanding of historic architectural
styles and appropriate treatments; conduct community meetings and attends
neighborhood and civic events to engage with residents of existing and
potential conservation districts; develop and implement conservation district
designations; and prepare maps and other graphic illustrations. Strong customer
service skills, oral/written communication skills, research skills, and
interpersonal skills are essential. A background or interest in historic
preservation, architecture, or architectural history is preferred.
1 Prepares long-range land use and neighborhood improvement studies to
guide future development in a positive manner.
2 Conducts and performs various research, analysis, and on-site reviews to
ensure proposals are in compliance with ordinances and regulations.
3 Prepares, drafts, and presents recommendations or coordinates the
presentation of recommendations to the City Plan Commission and other groups.
4 Conducts community meetings and attends neighborhood and civic events to
obtain feedback regarding land use, neighborhood improvement, or census issues.
5 Responds to various inquiries from citizens, public committees, commissions,
City Council, and others regarding specific projects in order to expedite
6 Reviews and analyzes zoning applications for accuracy, completeness, and
compliance with city ordinances and impact upon communities.
7 Reviews and coordinates materials necessary for boundary adjustments and
annexation including negotiations with other municipal jurisdictions.
8 Administers and monitors various other programs providing professional
direction and insight on planning related activities.
9 Performs any and all other work as needed or assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Historic Preservation, History,
Architecture, Architectural History, Engineering, Public Administration, or
Three (3) years of professional level historic preservation, architecture, plan
review, customer service, planning, or related work.
Associate degree in specified field plus five (5) years of the required
experience will meet the education and experience requirements
LICENSE and/or CERTIFICATION(S):
Valid driver’s license with good driving record.
1 Knowledge of urban planning principles and practices.
2 Knowledge of architecture and building design.
3 Knowledge of research methodology and techniques for analyzing
4 Knowledge of City development and building codes.
5 Ability to apply principles, methods, and techniques of
urban/neighborhood planning and design to studies and projects
6 Ability to identify problems, impacts, and implications of requested
zoning changes and project assignments.
7 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
8 Ability to clearly dispense information to the general public, business
representatives, commission members, and city officials
9 Ability to read, use, and interpret maps.
10 Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.