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Planner II

at City of Palm Bay, FL.

Pay: $46284.00 to $69467.00/year
Salary : $22.25 - $33.40 Hourly $46,284.00 - $69,467.00 Annually
Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2254875
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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Planner II
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$22.25 - $33.40 Hourly
$46,284.00 - $69,467.00 Annually
Job Type:Full-time
Location: Palm Bay, Florida
 
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Urban and/or Regional Planning, Architecture, Economics, Environmental Management, Geography, Engineering or Transportation and two (2) years of experience in zoning and planning; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the same fields and four (4) years of experience in zoning and planning.  Must have the ability to obtain the American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) certification. Preferred Candidates will have experience in writing technical reports, advanced technical graphics skills, and be AICP certified.  Must possess a valid Florida's Driver's License and have and maintain an acceptable, safe driving record.

 EMERGENCY DECLARATION STATUS:
Code 2: Non-essential employees will not be required to work during a declared emergency but may be required to work during an undeclared emergency or in the aftermath of an event associated with a declared emergency.  On an incident by incident basis, the employee's Department Head will make the determination when the employee will be required to work.

 GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB:
Under general supervision, performs planning functions for the Planning Division under the overall direction of the Planning Division Manager. Reviews planning and zoning applications, administers the City's Comprehensive Plan, land development code regulations and zoning ordinances, prepares city initiatives, land use and zoning amendments, plans studies and manages grant programs. Assists in the identification of issues/problems, researches and gathers data, analyzes alternatives and implements plans. Communicates with developers, engineers, design professionals, city administrators, regulatory agencies and the public. Reports to the Planning Division Manager.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBLITIES:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Prepares amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan, the Land Development Code regulations and related ordinances to advance land use, development, urban design, architectural and site plan objectives of the City.

Assists in the development of elements of the City's Comprehensive Plan in areas of specialization and other areas as needed, including but not limited to transportation, land use, housing, infrastructure, capital improvements, conservation and natural resources.

Researches and prepares draft ordinances and resolutions.

Prepares public initiatives and reviews private land use, zoning, development, annexation, variance, special exception, site plan, conditional use, right of way vacations and grant applications to ensure consistency and compliance with the City's Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code regulations, adopted plans and agreements and/or other related codes.

Provides guidance to the public and business community through regular and frequent contact with residents and property owners.

Provides oral and written presentations in various forums concerning municipal planning projects and their relation to area of specialization, addressing how issues and projects impact the public and the environment.

Responds to public inquiries, both orally and in writing, regarding applications and interpretations of the City's Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code regulations and Ordinances.

Assists in the development and implementation of architectural design standards and guidelines to enhance the aesthetic appearance of the City.

Prepares Geographic Information Systems (GIS) maps and creates graphic displays of information and data.

Serves as a project manager for planning projects or planned unit development projects (PUD's), including reviewing applicant submittals, coordinating tasks and writing staff reports.

Compiles data and assimilates such into various reports and records for documentation purposes, accountability and future reference, i.e., impact fee studies, population data and analysis, maps and diagrams.

Responds to public inquiries, both orally and in writing, regarding applications and interpretations of the City's Comprehensive Plan, Land Use and Development Regulations and Ordinances.

Assists in the development of architectural design standards and guidelines to enhance the aesthetic appearance of the City.

Provides guidance/mentors lower level Planners. 

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES

Attends meetings as required.

Performs other related duties, as required.

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position.  While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary that are a logical assignment to the position.