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Long Range Planner

The City of Conway- Planning & Development
Conway, AR
United States
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Long Range Planner

The City of Conway, a vibrant and progressive community located in central Arkansas, 31 miles northwest of the state capital of Little Rock, is accepting resumes for a Long-Range Planner to join the city’s planning team. Conway, with an estimated population of over 68,000, is home to three universities: the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College. Conway is a rapidly growing community that has more than doubled in population since 1990, seeing growth in residential, retail, technology, and medical sectors. Conway offers a dynamic quality of life with a lively downtown, quality schools, and exceptional recreational opportunities. 

This position reports directly to the Director of Planning and Development. Responsibilities include primary coordination of the city’s long range planning and implementation efforts such as: assisting in the development of corridor, bike/ped, and small area plans; handling community outreach for department efforts; administrative support to the Conway Tree Board and Public Art Board; assistance in updating the city’s land use and master street plans; assistance as a team member in updating or revising zoning, subdivision, signage, and overlay district regulations; occasional assistance in review of land use and development applications. Conway uses many progressive planning tools and is committed to developing a more walkable and livable city.

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, geography, computer science, cartography, or a related field and 1 year related experience and/or training. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • ESRI GIS skills required.
  • Adobe Creative Suite and visualization skills preferred.

Annual salary for this position is $51,012 with a competitive benefits package.  A background investigation will be conducted before employment can begin.  Please submit a completed application and resume with salary history to:  Human Resources: City of Conway; 1111 Main Street; Conway, AR  72032.  E-mail:  [email protected]; fax 501-358-6325.

The City of Conway is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran, political status, or other legally protected status. 

Submitted resumes will be subject to disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Published on:
February 17, 2021 - 9:43am
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