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Planner II

Jefferson Parish Government

Jefferson, LA United States

How to Apply
URL: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/jeffparish/jobs/4186007/planner-ii-5086

Jefferson Parish Civil Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Purpose of Announcement

EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO SUPPLEMENT THE EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL THREE (3) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.

Kind of Work

Under the supervision of a Planner III, performs a variety of urban planning tasks such as planning research, data collection and analysis, public hearing reports and presentations, records management and maintenance, GIS applications, and other tasks as assigned. Researches, writes, and prepares maps and other graphics for zoning, subdivision and site plan reports, ordinances, resolutions, and agreements. Makes technical planning recommendations and reports the results of all planning, zoning, or land use research and analysis. Reviews land use applications, architectural and landscape architectural drawings and engineering blueprints to ensure compliance with all applicable development regulations and planning policies. Inputs, maintains, analyzes, monitors, and reports on land use, zoning, and other data in the Parish's Geographic Information System (GIS), other computerized databases and project review and permit management systems. 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

Applicant must meet ONE of the following three options:
1. Possession of an accredited Master's degree in Urban Studies or City, Urban, Regional, or Community Planning.

OR

2. Possession of an accredited Bachelor's degree in Urban Studies or City, Urban, Regional, or Community Planning; PLUS, substantial (approx. two years), paid experience assisting with urban design, planning/zoning research and records management, land-use/development regulation, or with work closely related to city planning or municipal code enforcement/construction permitting.

OR

3. Possession of an accredited Bachelor's degree (in any field of study); PLUS, considerable (approx. three years), paid experience assisting with urban design, planning/zoning research and records management, land-use/development regulation, or with work closely related to city planning or municipal code enforcement/construction permitting.

SUBSTITUTION: Successful completion of graduate-level coursework in Urban Studies or City, Urban, Regional, or Community Planning may substitute for the required experience in Option 2 or 3 above, at the rate of one (1) credit hour for one (1) month of experience.

Related education, experience, and/or professional certification(s) above and beyond the minimum qualifications will be required for consideration of an entrance salary above the minimum rate.

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: 5086-19A
DATE: 12/14/07
RE-OPENED: 02/18/22
AMENDED: 09/01/23

Applications may be filed online at http://www.jeffparish.net/departments/personnel OR either of the office addresses below:

Application Offices

East Jefferson: Room 206, 12221 Elmwood Park Blvd. Jefferson, LA 70123

West Jefferson: Suite 3100, 200 Derbigny St. Gretna, LA 70053

Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
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Specialty
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$49,836.00 - $59,803.00 Annually

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