|SEIU Professional Exempt|
|Performs advanced professional urban planning. Serves as a senior non-supervisory professional and technical person within a functional planning section for activities and operation involving land development, growth management, urban design and preservation, economic development, housing, neighborhood involvement and transportation planning. Coordinates and participates in the preparation and production of plans addressing the economic, social and physical needs of the City. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief Planner and performance is reviewed through conferences and results obtained.|
|Reviews and evaluates plans and proposals prepared by outside public agencies and private developers; develops recommendations concerning the soundness of such plans and proposals and their relevance to municipal needs, plans and standards.
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.
Assumes leadership role in planning and executing complex assignments, including management of special projects.
Provides technical expertise to less experience staff; serves as role model for initiative, cooperation, creativity, and decision making within the department.
Provides technical assistance concerning the arrangement of land and physical improvements for residential, commercial, industrial and community facilities.
Collects and compiles information relative to such planning assignments as land use, community/economic development, growth management, urban design, transportation, housing, leisure/human services, or historic preservation.
Provides information and assistance to the general public regarding planning policies and coeds, board procedures, and general office policies and procedures.
Consults and coordinates with and advises other departments, units and sections.
Prepares City Code amendments as needed to implement plans.
Coordinates and makes presentations at meetings and public hearings.
|Thorough knowledge of laws, recent developments, current literature and sources of information in the field of professional public planning.
Extensive knowledge of special and statistical research and investigative techniques used in the assimilation, evaluation, and presentation of data as it relates to the development of plans.
Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of city and metropolitan planning, including pertinent county, state, and federal laws and regulations.
Extensive knowledge of socio-economic, housing, utility, traffic, engineering and legal problems involved in land use and city planning.
Advanced specialized knowledge appropriate to specific job responsibilities (e.g., land use, urban design, transportation, housing, economic development).
Ability to present programs, ideas findings and recommendations concisely and effectively in oral and written form to the proper agency, board, public group or civic organization.
Ability to interpret and apply complex rules, regulations and policies within the department.
Ability to explain to groups and individuals the programs and policies involved in the development and implementation of the City's plans.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departmental officials, municipal employees, professional groups and the general public.
Ability to coordinate projects involving many different people, department and disciplines.
Ability to plan and define the limits of special studies and projects.
Ability to operate a personal computer.
Ability to operate photography equipment.
|Masters degree in planning, public administration or related field and four (4) or more years urban planning or related experience; or Bachelor's degree in planning, public administration, or a related field and six (6) or more years urban planning or related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or equivalent licensing directly related to an applicable area of specialization is required.
REVISED: 12/22/97 MT