NATURE OF WORK:
Supports City Planning Division functions by performing paraprofessional and technical work involving the collection, analysis, preparation, and illustration of data such as land use, housing and economic conditions, population density, public facilities, and community services, and related background information needed for zoning, site-plan review, historic preservation and other current planning activities. Employees assigned to this classification perform a variety of tasks such as compiling, tabulating, and evaluating data; preparing letters, reports, charts, and graphs; producing maps and exhibits utilizing GIS technology; conducting library research, reviewing subdivision plats and property surveys, and special projects including serving as Historic Preservation Board Secretary. May be asked to serve as the "public face" of City Planning, assisting and providing information to citizens and other members of the public. Work is performed under general supervision, and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through review of data/reports, direct observation, and discussions to ensure compliance with prescribed standards, practices and applicable policies, procedures, and ordinances.
Bachelor degree in planning, public administration, or related field; or associate degree with major coursework in urban planning, historic preservation, business/public administration, or related field, and two years working in urban planning, historic preservation, cartography, research, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Work history should include successful customer service and effective communications. Florida driver license required.
VALID DRIVER LICENSE FROM ANY STATE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PROVIDED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT.