Staff Planner / Senior Planner

City of College Station
Professional Area: 
Zoning Administration
Experience: 
3-5 years
Contact person: 
Human Resources
Phone: 
(979) 764-3517
Email: 
recruiting@cstx.gov
Location: 
College Station, TX

Hired at Staff Planner or Senior Planner level, depending on qualifications. Starting salary will be dependent on the candidate's qualifications.

Senior Planner: Salary Range: $48,746-$70,569 (hiring range: $48,746-$56,057)
Staff Planner: Salary Range: $43,471-$63,045 (hiring range: $43,471-$49,991)

Under the general supervision of the Principal Planner, manage planning & development projects, which include research, analysis, preparing plans, reports, studies and presentation of data.

  1. Conduct technical reviews of development proposals. Interact with applicants, design professionals, City staff, and general public. Conduct inspections, prepare staff reports, and make formal presentations to City Council, City Boards, and Commissions.
  2. Prepare special reports and projects for the Planning and Zoning Commission and/or City Council as directed. Present reports and information to boards and commissions.
  3. Assist in the study design, data collection and analysis, public meeting facilitation, development, and implementation of long-range planning projects.
  4. Create ordinance amendments as directed.
  5. Assist internal and external customers by providing information concerning city planning, growth, and development trends.
  6. Participate in a regular rotation of “Planner-On-Call.” Assist in promoting and participating in public education and awareness of urban planning.
  7. Participate in divisional training duties: Assist with training coworkers as required – Staff Planner, Assume leadership role in training of coworkers, serve as a mentor to staff planning and supervise intern as directed – Senior Planner* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Experience
Staff Planner

Required: Proven written and oral communication abilities. Ability to comprehend and apply multiple ordinances and policies. Ability to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy in all public interactions.

Preferred: Masters degree in urban planning or a related field. One or more years of work experience in urban planning or a related field and/or civil service. Knowledge of principles and practices of city planning as they pertain to urban development and zoning, and demonstrated experience in applying these principles and practices. AICP designation.

Senior Planner

Required: AICP designation. Knowledge of principles and practices of city planning as they pertain to urban development and zoning, and demonstrated experience in applying these principles and practices. Ability to comprehend and apply multiple ordinances and policies. Ability to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy in all public interactions. Proven written and oral communication abilities.

Preferred: One or more years of supervisory experience.

Please note: Individuals that do not meet the minimum requirements for the Senior Planner will be considered for hire as a Staff Planner, provided the minimum requirements are met.

Education Required
Staff Planner

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in urban planning, urban design, architecture, or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Senior Planner
Required: Master’s Degree in urban planning, urban design, architecture, or related field and (3) three years successful experience in municipal planning; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Contact Information

Human Resources
recruiting@cstx.gov
http://www.cstx.gov/
http://csjobs.cstx.gov

Benefits

Medical • Dental • Vision • Prescription Drug Coverage • Holidays • Vacations • Sick Leave • TMRS-Retirement (2:1 matching) • Deferred Compensation • Term Life AD&D • Dependent Life • Flex Benefits • Tuition Reimbursement

To Apply: Please visit our website at http://csjobs.cstx.gov.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer