Planner (Development) - Allen
The primary purpose of this position is to help faciliate a high quality development review process, by conductiong development review activities, providing technical assistance to applicants, coordinating review processes and similiar activities. Other duties may include providing support to City boards and commissions, providing information and other services to citizens, outside organizations and other employees, reviewing and approving permits, conducting research and other special projects. This position may provide direction to other employees.
This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent.
- Provides information to citizens, neighborhood groups, outside organizations and other employees by meeting with public groups, making presentations and relaying technical information regarding development applications and ordinance requirements and by researching and interpreting zoning, subdivision and sign ordinances.
- Provides support to City boards and commissions by preparing and delivering communications and presentations, analyzing platting and zoning requests and making development recommendations.
- Conducts development review activities, meets with developers and citizens. Participates in technical review committee processes and coordinates with other departments.
- Conducts planning research and analysis; prepares and presents staff reports; provides planning recommendations to the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Sign Control Board. Researches and reviews code amendments and/or new code regulations.
- Provides technical review and coordination of plat review and approval, coordinates filing and recording of plats.
- Assists Code Enforcement and Building Inspections by researching, interpreting, and analyzing zoning and ordinance questions and issues.
- Develops long-range forecasts of demographics and land use in City development by collecting information, monitoring and identifying trends, analyzing the potential impact of trends and recommending code changes.
Work requires broad knowledge in a general profession or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Over one year of relevant experience.
Certification and Other Requirements:
Valid Texas Class C Drivers License
Intermediate - Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Basic - Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Intermediate - Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Receives limited directions. The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically.
Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees.
Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.
- URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/allen
- Starts On: Feb. 1, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
City of Allen
305 Century Parkway
Allen TX 75013
United States of America
Phone: (214) 509-4678