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Urban Planner

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Expected Salary: $55k-62K

Bachelor’s degree in City or Urban Planning, Geography, Architecture, Public Administration, or a closely related field and three years professional level experience in urban planning, urban design, architecture, or similar field. Analyze planning issues related to the entitlement process, subdivision of land, and site planning; interpreting policies and developing operating guidance related to urban planning laws, regulations, executive orders, and other technical material; provide customer service assistance and formal recommendations relating to urban planning policies, procedures, guidelines and/or regulations; plan and implement new initiatives and promote technological advances relating to Urban Planning; work independently in the preparation of plans and special studies; organize and make oral presentations in public situations; prepare extensive written reports that are easily understood; read and interpret plans and blueprints; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English Language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion;