Senior Planner

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Urban Planning September 6, 2018 City of Durham Durham, NC, USA

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Responsible for planning and carrying out a full range of Department activities, manages a program and or projects; simultaneously undertaking multiple projects with multiple deadlines; maintaining expertise in a variety of planning functions; possessing an understanding of the full range of planning processes including technical analysis of projects and issues; and in making professional, formal presentations and reports, both written and verbal.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of a Planning Supervisor provides planning expertise in a particular program area by, completing studies, and composing technical reports.
  • Utilizes and interprets development ordinances, conducts field work or field investigations, and provides technical analysis of the issues; assists the public with program area information. Manages complex development applications, zoning issues, or long range planning problems.
  • Provides first line contact with members of appointed boards and commissions, work on projects that have multi-departmental components, make presentations to boards and commissions, work on projects that have multi-departmental components, make presentations to citizen groups and governing bodies.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a planning related field.
  • Three or more years of related experience in planning, comprehensive land use, and community engagement and working with diverse stakeholders.

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Experience with ordinance writing desired
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
  • Master’s degree

Closing date: September 20th, 2018