Will perform a variety of planning-related activities including; serving as liaison to various commissions, reviewing site plans, administering and enforcing the zoning, subdivision, and historic preservation regulations, meeting with citizens, working with GIS system and other duties as assigned. Will primarily be involved in the administration and enforcement of the City of Peoria Unified Development Code.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Urban Planning, or a related field; and, one to two years of progressively responsible related experience required. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, considered.
Knowledge of principles and practices of urban planning, land use planning and zoning; methods and techniques, statistics and technical writing standards as applied to planning studies and statistical analysis and report presentation; and cartographic/mapping systems. Skill in researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials; and organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
Must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions and to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Work is performed in a normal office environment with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust. Working conditions are typically moderately quiet.
*Please notify the Human Resources Department if accommodations are required to participate in the selection process.
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