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Senior Planner

Category: Other
Performs Responsible Professional And Technical Work In The Planning Services Division Of The Planning And Development Department, Primarily Managing Planning Projects. Work Is Performed Under The General Supervision Of The Planning Administrator. Essential Tasks: Prepares Reports Involving Demographic Data, Such As Population Estimates And Projections, Coordinates Duties Related To U.S. Census Bureau Activities, Including Decennial Censuses, Gathers, Compiles, Selects, And Analyzes Data Pertaining To The Physical, Social, And Economic Characteristics Of The City’s Planning Area, Conducts Research And Manages Projects In The Comprehensive Planning Program, Including The Formation And Revision Of The Comprehensive Plan And Related Plans Concerning The Growth And Development Of The City, Facilitates Groups Participating In Planning Studies, Mediates Discussion, And Seeks Consensus Solutions, Manages And Completes A Variety Of Planning-related Studies And Projects, Receives, Processes, And Evaluates Plan Amendment Applications And Creates Written Reports To The Planning & Zoning Commission And City Council, Assists With Amendments To The Development Ordinance, Conducts Field Surveys, Collects Data And Information, Analyzes, And Summarizes Existing Conditions, Derives Conclusions, Makes Recommendations, And Prepares Written Technical Reports, Provides Information To The Public Regarding City Policies And Activities, Often Through The Department Webpage, And Explains The Comprehensive Planning Process, Attends Meetings And Makes Oral Presentations, Maintains Records And Data Related To Permitting And Land Development, Provides Information And Guidance To City And Department Personnel, Assists Division Head And City Staff As Needed, May Be Required To Drive To Various Locations To Accomplish Assignments, Ensures That All Work Is Performed In Accordance With OSHA And City Safety Standards And Policies. Qualifications: Formal Education: Master’s Degree In Planning, Geography, Public Administration, Or Closely Related Field With Two (2) Years Of Relevant Planning Experience; OR Bachelor’s Degree In Planning, Geography, Public Administration, Or Closely Related Field With Four (4) Years Of Relevant Planning Experience. Knowledge: Well-developed Knowledge Of Urban Planning Principles, Practices, And Techniques, In-depth Knowledge Of Comprehensive Planning Practices And Methods, Knowledge Of State And Local Laws And Regulations Applicable To Work Responsibilities, In-depth Knowledge Of Principles, Methodology And Practices Of Research, Data Collection And Analysis; And, Knowledge Of Computer Hardware And Software Applications Applicable To Work Responsibilities, Including The Use Of Geographic Information Applications In Planning. Skills: Proficient Computer Skills To Use Software Applications To Process Board Submissions And Reviews, Prepare Reports, And Perform Essential Tasks, Excellent Communication Skills To Communicate In Various Forms And Convey Complex.

Hiring Range: $50,281 - $68,244 Interested Applicants Must Apply Through NEOGOV, The City of High Point’s New Job Application System. To Apply, Please Type The Following Link Into Your Web Browser: By Closing Date of Continuous.  The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.​

Employer: City of High Point
Expires: 10/19/2023