This position is one of three (3) planner positions in a Department of seven (7) members. It is a position that is currently vacant as the result of an internal promotion. This position is primarily responsible for assisting in administering planning and development activities for the City. Some of the major duties of this position are the processing of applications permitted under the zoning ordinance, either by right or conditionally; the review of subdivision plats to determine compliance with the City subdivision regulations; site plan review and issuance of zoning certificates; the review and processing of applications for variances; assisting in the review of annexation requests; assisting the principal planner with updating the City’s comprehensive plan; and in the correction and updating of maps and records.
This is an entry level planning position. Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Planner, the Planner I collects data for planning documents and reports and provides technical assistance to member governments in the administration of these documents. Additional duties may include data gathering and preparation of federal and state grant proposals and applications using established guidelines and the administration of funded grant projects. Performs other related duties.
Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Senior Planner is responsible for the coordination and management of the Agency’s community planning and economic development projects. Prepares project proposals and manages funded projects in accordance with applicable guidelines. Provides technical assistance to member governments. Conducts studies and prepares reports on a variety of planning and public administration subjects. Coordinate project development, makes project assignments, monitors work progress and provides performance feedback and training to planners. Performs other related duties as required.