Senior Planner (Neighborhood)
City of Garland
|Job at a Glance|
|Job Category||Community Development and Redevelopment|
|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
Responsible for performing complex professional planning work involving advanced comprehensive and neighborhood planning, special projects, and information analysis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1) Prepare comprehensive, neighborhood and small area plans in collaboration with residents, stakeholders, public officials and other City departments.
2) Research, develop and implement plan strategies, programs and revitalization projects.
3) Provide guidance and support regarding planning issues and concerns.
4) Provide planning, information and analysis to other departments, outside agencies and the general public. Deliver presentations to report recommendations and other findings.
5) Monitor and evaluate the progress and effectiveness of plans and programs.
6) Prepare technical and professional reports for associations, boards, City Council and Management as needed.
7) Provide information or recommendations regarding comprehensive, neighborhood and small area plans as they apply to amendments, codes, ordinances and procedures or the initiation of new studies and programs.
8) Provide project management as assigned.
• Four-year college degree
• 3 years related experience
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
• Masters degree in Urban Planning or related field
• 3-5 years experience in planning or revitalization program design and/or implementation with municipal governments
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of urban planning
• Comprehensive knowledge of plan implementation, program design and management methods
• Skill in operating software programs such as Microsoft Office, database applications and presentation software
• Skill to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Ability to provide excellent customer service to neighborhood associations, boards, City Council and Management
Licenses and Certifications
• Valid Class C Texas Driver's License
• Membership in American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred
Physical Requirements / Work Environment
The incumbent works in a typical office environment; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards; occasional outside work.