Planner III

Jefferson Parish

Jefferson, LA

Experience Level: Mid-Level

AICP Certification: AICP Preferred

Apply Now


PLANNER III (5087)

SALARY

$52,644.00 - $63,173.00 Annually

ISSUE DATE: 03/11/22

FINAL FILING DATE: Continuous

THE POSITION

EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO ESTABLISH AN EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND FUTURE VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.

KIND OF WORK

This position is a responsible, supervisory position involving directing and participating in the development, administration, application, study, and research of policies, programs, plans, and regulations in one or more of the areas of land use, urban design, zoning and subdivision, or comprehensive and strategic planning. Employee supervises professional urban planners and administrative clerks. Coordinates and monitors processes and procedures for all zoning, subdivision, and site plan review cases and GIS functions, including scheduling public hearings. Compiles and prepares data applicable to assigned specialty area, i.e., demographics, statistics, regulations, implementation tasks. Prepares or reviews and edits reports, graphics, documents, and case files, and evaluates and applies critical thinking to land-use actions to ensure compliance with all applicable development regulations and parish and department policies. Ensures compliance with all applicable zoning, subdivision, building, and other regulatory requirements. Organizes and assigns/conducts planning studies for the purpose of identifying and addressing planning, development, and land use issues of the parish. Attends Council meetings, Planning Advisory Board public hearings, and meetings of other boards or committees as necessary and makes presentations of the department's recommendations or represents the department on work-related topics; and performs related work as required.  Position requires driving of a personal vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and personal automobile with minimum liability insurance available for business use (business travel is reimbursed on a mileage basis) will be given preference.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO EXAMINATION

Meets ONE of the following:

I. Current employment with Jefferson Parish and permanent civil service status in the class of Planner II; PLUS, at least three (3) years of full-time, paid, professional work experience in a public planning department or as a zoning or land-use planning consultant. Experience must include work for governmental agencies in the areas of land-use planning, development regulation for zoning and subdivision, and/or comprehensive planning that includes zoning implementation.

OR

II. Possession of an accredited Master's degree in Urban and Regional/City Planning; PLUS, at least three (3) years of full-time, paid, professional work experience in a public planning department or as a zoning or land-use planning consultant, as described in Category I above.

OR

III. Possession of an accredited Bachelor's degree, with successful completion of major coursework (or with completion of an Associate's degree), in Urban and Regional/City Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, Geography, or closely related; PLUS, at least five (5) years of full-time, paid, professional work experience in a public planning department or as a zoning or land-use planning consultant, as described in Category I above.

PREFERRED: Preference will be given to applicants with at least one (1) year of full-time, paid, professional work experience in a supervisory capacity, managing and directing the work of other professional planners AND/OR certification with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

KIND OF EXAMINATION

(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)

The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.

JOB POSTING NO. 5087-12R

DATE: 10/03/08

AMENDED: 09/29/17

RE-OPENED: 03/11/22

Application Offices

East Jefferson

Room 206

1221 Elmwood Park Blvd

Jefferson LA 70123

(504) 736-6364

 

West Jefferson

Suite 3100

200 Derbigny Street

Gretna LA 70053

(504) 364-2730

Posted May 12, 2022, 2:17 PM PDT


Find your next career opportunity in planning and urban design.


Planetizen Courses logo

Planetizen Courses: Online Training in Urban Planning

Access more than 250 urban planning courses on your computer, phone, or tablet. Learn today, plan for tomorrow.

View Courses

Edmonton, Canada

Planetizen AICP Exam Prep Class logo

Planetizen AICP* Exam Prep Class

88% of students who took our class passed the exam and became AICP* certified.

View Class