Planner 2 (Land Development and Design Division-Current Planning)
Metro Nashville Planning Department
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
Assigned to the Land Development & Design Division of the Metropolitan Planning Department, this position will perform and coordinate professional level work relating to the review of zone changes, PUDs, text amendments, permits and subdivision plats. Must be motivated by and enthusiastic about current planning. Ability to communicate at a high level with other Metro Departments, development professionals, citizens and engineers is desired. Must have the ability to accurately process, review, analyze and critique complex development applications with an emphasis on good urban design principles. Ability to write clearly and prepare concise and accurate staff reports and presentations is also desired. Other qualifications include: knowledge of basic legal principles of land development and zoning; knowledge of form-based codes and New Urbanism; attention to detail; compliance with time-sensitive deadlines; clear and timely communication with a variety of stakeholders; strong prioritization and negotiation skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. The position will also fill in at the Planning Department’s front counter for customer service back-up needs.
Education and Certification requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Planning, or related field, from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of related experience, including two (2) years of current planning experience for a local government, or Master's Degree in Planning or related field from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of current planning experience for a local government. This position is classified as a Planner 2 and will be filled as a contract position (non-civil service). Salary $51,912 +, DOQ.
The Planning Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline or any other employment practices because of non-merit factors shall be prohibited.
For ADA inquiries, contact Josie Bass, ADA Compliance Coordinator, at (615) 862-7150 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
For Title VI inquiries, contact Caroline Blackwell of Human Relations at (615) 880-3370.
Qualified applicants only should send letter of interest and resume by September 20, 2013, to:
|Contact Name||Carrie Logan|
|Postal Address||Metro Planning Department
800 Second Avenue South
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219-6300
(No Phone Calls Please)