|SEIU Professional Exempt|
|Performs professional work in urban planning. An employee in this class performs a variety of program or project planning activities which impact municipal development and include analyzing data and formulating and recommending plans and programs relevant to municipal conditions and needs. Employees are usually assigned to a particular planning subject area to include land use, transportation, urban design, growth management, public art, community/economic development, or historic preservation. Work is performed under the direction of a Planning Supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.|
|Collects and compiles information relative to such planning assignments as land use, community/economic development, growth management, urban design, transportation, housing, leisure/human services, historic preservation, or crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED).
Reviews and analyzes plans and proposals for development, annexations, rezoning, and abandonments for their impact on the police department's level of service.
Provides professional and technical assistance to Technical Review Committee, Municipal Planning Board, and the Board of Zoning Adjustment.
Develops and maintains an accurate system to analyze level of police service for expansion of City limits through annexations.
Reviews and evaluates plans and proposals prepared by outside agencies and develops recommendations regarding their soundness and relevance to municipal needs and plans, CPTED review, and police needs.
Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, and planning and development specialists to provide technical assistance and advise and recommend arrangements of land and physical facilities for residential, commercial, industrial, and community uses.
Develops plans, documenting existing conditions, needs, goals, objectives, policies, work programs, implementation strategies, and budgets; revises plans to address changing conditions and needs and to facilitate plan implementation.
Provides information and assistance to the general public regarding land development regulations, CPTED, board procedures, and general office policies and procedures.
Facilitates the development of the department's annual capital improvement program submission.
Performs general planning and research and prepares written reports and oral presentations as assigned.
Conducts field surveys to take photographs and gather information for site plans; prepares pictorial and graphic presentation to be used for planning proposals.
Participates in meetings and public hearings to discuss plans and present the respective department's recommendations.
Reviews the design aspects of proposed development, including urban form, architecture, landscape architecture and signs.
Reviews or prepares design guidelines, neighborhood plans, master plans and streetscape plans.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of urban planning/transportation planning.
Knowledge of the principles, methods and practices of urban design, landscape design, architectural design, sign design, transit oriented design, historic preservation, site planning, new urbanism and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED).
Knowledge of federal, state, and municipal legislation impacting municipal government planning efforts.
Knowledge of research techniques and sources of information, current literature and recent developments regarding urban planning.
Knowledge of planning, principles, practices, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), and program content in a particular subject area might be required.
Knowledge of professional techniques of preparing a comprehensive plan for the future development, improvement of a community, and site plans and blueprints.
Knowledge of economics, municipal finance and sociology as applied to City Planning.
Ability to prepare the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) each year for the Police Department.
Ability to organize and analyze information and perform planning research.
Ability to operate a personal computer and Geographic Information System (GIS), and traffic generation, distribution and modeling software, P-Census, MapInfo, AS 400, and Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to visually distinguish colors and designs when planning public art displays, historic preservation plans interior designs, and designing graphs and charts.
Ability to do electronic research for grants at state and federal levels.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to initiate and develop programs and policies.
Ability to analyze policy and technical issues and to exercise sound judgment in decision making.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials, developers, police officers/management, and the general public.
Ability to speak effectively to public groups, civic organizations and communities.
|Masters degree in planning, public administration or related field; or Bachelor's degree in planning, public administration or related field and two (2) or more years urban planning or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid Florida Driver's License may be required for some positions within a time limit to be set by the Department.
URBAN DESIGNER II
Masters degree in planning, urban design, landscape architecture, architecture or related field; or Bachelor's degree in planning, urban design, landscape architecture, architecture or related field and two (2) years urban design, or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. AICP Certification, Florida Architect license or Landscape Architect license is preferred. A valid Florida Driver's License may be required.
Additional Qualifications for Promotion: Last performance evaluation must have resulted in an overall meets standards rating or better with no goal rating of less than meets standards.
Revised: 4/14/92 - SV
10/9/92 - SV
6/24/99 - MCT - Planner II chgd from BA + 1 yr to 2 yrs
6/3/02 - VCJ -Planner I - chgd some experience to 6 months to 1 year. Planner II from edu...MA to BA exp. from 2 yrs to 2-3
12/1/2006 took out 3 or more years of related exp.
9/2/2011 - CF - added Urban Designer section per Dept. request.