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Posted: 11/01/2010

City of Alexandria, VA
Planning & Zoning (Historic Preservation Section)

Professional Opportunity
Alexandria, VA
$$40,352.59 - $68,306.15 Annually

Adjacent to the nations capital and situated on the Potomac River, Alexandria has a rich architectural, cultural and planning history. The city is demographically and economically diverse. It has a progressive government and informed residents. It offers a full spectrum of planning challenges – a compact urban center, redevelopment of aging suburban shopping center and industrial areas, affordable housing, new corridors, metro stations and the opportunity to revitalize the waterfront. The City places a premium on excellent architectural design, preserving its historic fabric, and maintaining and improving its existing street grid and walkable neighborhoods.

This Urban Planner I position in our Historic Preservation Section is an entry level planner position. The position will:

Assist in the administration and enforcement of the Alexandria historic preservation regulations and processes;

Assist the public at the Zoning counter;

Manage applications and case files for the section;

Conduct research on architectural and historical facts, including planning and zoning histories;

Analyze concept plans for compliance; review preliminary site plans, plot plans, special use permit conditions, and variances for residential and commercial construction for conformance with the zoning regulations;

Approve construction plans, building permits and certificates of occupancy based on Board of Architectural Review (BAR) decisions and Historic Preservation Design Guidelines;

Write cases for presentation before the BAR;

Other duties as assigned.

OPen until
none given

How to apply
Apply online through the City's Human Resources Dept.
Cicely Woodrow

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