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Senior Planner

City of Allentown
Allentown, PA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
Community Engagement
Land-Use Management
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level
AICP Certification: 
Preferred

Senior Planner is a mid-level planning position involving the analysis of technical data and major project work in the field of city planning and community development. This position is responsible for the relatively independent performance of planning functions or projects requiring various combinations of skill in research, analysis, development, presentation or interpretation of concepts and ata pertaining to planning and implementation of plans. Work is performed according to general instructions with considerable latitude for independent initiative and judgment on assigned major projects which are not of a policymaking nature.

Senior Planner will conduct studies and assist int he devleopment of strategies related to comprehensive planning, neighborhood planning, housing and community development. The Senior Planner will assist in the implementation of the city's Comprehensive Plan.The Senior Planner will take a lead role in neighborhood planning efforts and corridor studies throughout the city.

Senior Planner will interact with citizen groups, community-based organization and public boards, councils and commissions. They will gather and interpret socio-eocnomic, housing and physical data on comprehensive planning issues and based on an analysis of this information prepares reports and make recommendations with regard to projects and programs. Other duties include land development, rezoning and street vacation reviews. 

Published on:
December 22, 2020 - 11:23am
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