City of Lawrence, Kansas
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Level||Entry (0–1 year)|
|Salary Range||$39,488 to $59,058|
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Planner I will perform complex professional level work in both current planning and historic preservation. Key job duties include providing information and assistance to other city departments; the governing bodies; city/county planning commission; developers; the business community, neighborhood representatives and the general public on land use issues, growth related issues, annexations and other development related matters. The Planner I will provide Planner of the Day assistance and attendance at evening meetings may be required. The Planner I will also assist in the review of historic resources applications and maintain the historic resources database as needed. Additional information regarding the Planning and Development Services Department and work performed is available online at http://www.lawrenceks.org/pds/. This position is partially grant funded.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental studies, geography or a closely related field. One year of increasingly responsible professional planning experience in urban planning or related field is preferred. Communicating with the public in formal meetings, one-on-one discussions and/or small group settings is essential. Must be competent with Microsoft (MS) computer software and be able to produce graphs, maps, and publisher-type planning documents. Additionally, hands-on computer experience in ArcView is desirable. Both written and verbal communications skills are critical. The successful candidate must pass a background check, post-offer City physical and drug screening.
Health, Dental and Life Insurance:
Various dependent coverage levels available.
12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave)
9 days per year
Kansas Public Employees Retirement System
MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY:
Thursday, August 22, 2013
PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT / PLANNING DIVISION
SALARY RANGE: 39,488 TO 59,058 PER YEAR
(STARTING SALARY TYPICALLY AT ENTRY LEVEL OF PAY RANGE)
|Postal Address||6 East 6th Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66044