The City of Birmingham is actively seeking a Senior Urban Designer to develop conceptual and schematic design plans for proposed public projects such as public buildings, parks, and streetscapes. They also participate in drafting, developing, reviewing and updating city ordinances that impact city sponsored projects. Individuals in this job class review proposed and existing developments to ensure they meet city standards and guidelines and make recommendations for suggested changes, when applicable.
In addition, Senior Urban Designers collaborate with directors, section heads, and program staff to effectively manage a variety of programs and projects. They also advise and collaborate with zoning and permit officials, public and private sector contractors, and various members of the public (i.e., citizens and neighborhood association officials) to ensure design standards and guidelines are met. Incumbents attend various meetings to represent the department/section and they work under the general supervision of the Urban Design Administrator.
In addition to the minimum qualifications listed below, the ideal candidate will have urban design experience specializing in the following: experience reviewing and interpreting site plans, elevation drawings, and development plans.
Salary range: $55,328.00 – $85,820.80 (starting salary is commensurate with education and experience). Additional benefits are included.
For additional information and/or to apply for this position, click here. Deadline to apply is 12/29/2023.