Planner - Weatherford
Under the general direction of the City Planner, employee performs routine technical and administrative tasks or duties and provides technical planning support for the department. Routine tasks would include administrative duties related to boards and commissions and records retention; technical support such as plat and plan review, writing staff reports, and performing research for projects and applications. The position assists the general public with planning, zoning and development concerns and inquiries; and provides staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment.
The Planner I must have knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal planning, including pertinent federal, state, and local statutes, laws, and rules, methods and techniques of problem solving, research procedures, and public relations. Must possess the ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action and be able to make clear decisions in stressful situations. To analyze and interpret data, policies, procedures, codes and ordinances and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials in local, state, and federal government, and in the private sector. The position must possess the ability to manage multiple assignments, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and have the ability to speak in public. Must be able to operate a personal computer, standard office equipment, and utilize professional software including: Microsoft Office applications; geographic information systems (GIS); and permit/project management software (especially the TRAKiT application).
A bachelor's degree in Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Public Administration, or a related field is preferred. Two (2) years of planning or development review experience and training providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities; or a master's degree in planning or a related field in lieu of experience. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certificate is preferred. Must have valid Texas Driver’s License and driving record must meet or surpass guidelines as set forth by the City. Working knowledge of Texas rules, regulations, and laws governing planning and land development. Ability to read and interpret charts, tables, blueprints, gauges, dials, meters, Federal, State, and Local regulations, technical handbooks, organizational policies or regulations, and legal documents.
- URL: http://tx-weatherford3.civicplus.com//Jobs.aspx
- Position Reports To: City Planner
- Starts On: May 31, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
- Salary: $35,838 to $50,174 DOQ
City of Weatherford, Texas
303 Palo Pinto Street
Weatherford TX 76086
United States of America
Phone: (817) 598-4000
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City of Weatherford, Texas
303 Palo Pinto Street - P.O. Box 255
Weatherford, Texas 76086