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  • Description:

    Under general supervision of the Planning Manager or his/her designee, the Planner performs professional review of municipal planning applications and completes special projects. This position also enforces the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances, and provides staff support to elected and appointed officials

  • URL: http://friscotexas.gov/236/Human-Resources
  • Position Reports To: Planning Manager
  • Starts On: May 21, 2018, 8 a.m.
  • Salary: $49,769.20 to $74,330.30

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    • Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Landscape Architecture or related field, and two (2) years of urban planning, public administration and/or related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check.
    • Must possess State of Texas Drivers License.

  • Skills:

    • Knowledge of Federal, State, regional and City zoning, subdivision and comprehensive planning regulations, ordinances and codes.
    • Knowledge of developing, amending, implementing and enforcing codes and ordinances.
    • Knowledge of database development, maintenance and retrieval and geographical information system utilization for layer mapping.
    • Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
    • Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment with other City employees, applicants and citizens.
    • Ability to provide exceptional customer service skills.
    • Ability to research, analyze, develop, interpret and implement techniques for planning and zoning proposals.
    • Ability to complete assignments with limited direction and supervision.
    • Ability to work under deadlines and stressful situations.
    • Ability to resolve problems quickly and effectively.
    • Proficiency in the use of computers and computer programs to include: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other MS programs.
    • Skill in reading, interpreting and analyzing maps, exhibits, legal descriptions, plats, site plans and elevation drawings.
    • Skill in effective oral and written communications.
    • Skill in conducting inspections and investigations and enforcing codes, ordinances and regulations.
    • Skill in planning, recommending, developing and implementing public policies and procedures related to urban planning and zoning.
    • Skill in mediating, negotiating and resolving customer complaints and concerns.
    • Must possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented.

  • Computer Skills:

    • Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, scanner, engineering and architect scales and department vehicle

  • Education Required:

    • Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Landscape Architecture or related field, and two (2) years of urban planning, public administration and/or related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Company Information

  • City of Frisco
    6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
    Frisco Texas 75034
    United States of America

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