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Gainesville Regional Utilities Planner IV in Gainesville, Florida

Planner IV

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Planner IV

Salary

$76,400.00 - $114,600.00 Annually

Location

Gainesville, FL

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Department

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Job Number

09402

Closing

2/28/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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Inviting applications for the position of:

Planner IV

The Department of Sustainable Development at the City of Gainesville is seeking: dynamic, innovative and forward thinking professionals who will embrace the organization's citizen-centered vision to provide top-notch development services to our community. The community, its elected leaders, and executive leadership team have embraced this vision.

As a Planner IV, you will lead complex projects and supervise the staff working on them. Overseeing this multi-disciplinary team, the Planner IV will provide guidance and mentoring to staff and interface with City leadership and community members. Team building is important, as complex projects require working together in order to implement innovative policies and programs in efficient and effective ways. The successful candidate will have opportunities to bring their unique skill set to the team.

To qualify for this position you must have:

• A Master's degree in Urban Design or City Planning from a program accredited by the American Planning Association, and eight (8) years of experience in urban planning, including two years of responsible supervisory experience and/or project lead experience;

Or

• A Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, civil engineering, geography, landscape architecture, mathematics, planning, social studies, urban design, urban studies or a related field, and ten (10) years of experience in urban design or land use planning.

And

• Possession of an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification; American Institute of Architects (AIA) certification; or a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) may be substituted for one (1) year of urban design or land use planning work experience.

• Valid driver license required upon appointment. Valid Florida Driver license required within thirty (30) days of start date and at all times while employed in this classification.

Preferred Qualification:

Desirable to have accreditation from American Planning Association's professional institute, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP); or from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.

The ideal candidate will have a team-oriented management style that is motivating and encouraging to staff; and promotes mentoring and collaboration of talents and ideas. Strong project management skills are essential. Must have the ability to oversee a multi-disciplinary team and provide leadership that will ensure the team will meet high level expectations on projects and overall performance of the team.

Notes:

• May establish an eligibility list

• May fill multiple positions

• May require assessment(s)

Embracing change is the Gainesville way of life!

Come join our team as we shift the culture from "No to Yes," "from reactive to proactive,"

"from policy-oriented to services-oriented," and "from silos to teams."

Job Description

SUMMARY

This is managerial, administrative and advanced project planning and team leadership work administering the programs, projects, planning functions and technical planning responsibilities of the Planning Division in the Planning and Development Services Department, also known as the "Department of Doing".

Positions allocated to this classification report into the Department Director and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its excellent application of professional skills in leading multiple planning projects in a team/project environment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK*

*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Manages activities and personnel of the City's Planning Division in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations and direction from City Management.

Supervises, in a team centric approach, the preparation and updates of planning projects and programs in the areas of: Long Range/Comprehensive Planning; Current Planning/Development Review; Land Development Code; Urban Design; Concurrency Management; Sustainability; Historic Preservation; GIS and Community Development Software ,Land Management Software experience system and process upgrades; special projects.

Works with the Planning and Development Services Director to develop planning policy direction by preparing alternatives for consideration by various advisory boards, committees and the City Commission.

Attends regular City Commission and Committee meetings; manages departmental advisory boards.

Selects, assigns, coordinates, reviews and evaluates the completed work of team.

Recommends selection, promotion, discharge, and other appropriate personnel actions.

Acts as liaison to outside related governmental, educational and non-profit agencies.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Assists in preparing planning grant design and applications.

Provides public education on City planning function through speeches and responding to public inquiries.

Stays current with professional developments in city planning by outside reading and attendance at meetings.

May act in absence of Director.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Master's degree in Urban Design or City Planning from a program accredited by the American Planning Association, and eight (8) years experience in urban planning, including two years of responsible supervisory experience and/or project lead experience; or

Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, civil engineering, geography, landscape architecture, mathematics, planning, social studies, urban design, urban studies or a related field, and ten (10) years of experience in urban design or land use planning.

Possession of an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification; American Institute of Architects (AIA) certification; or a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) may be substituted for one (1) year of urban design or land use planning work experience.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid driver license required upon appointment. Valid Florida Driver license required within thirty (30) days of start date and at all times while employed in this classification.

Certifications

Desirable to have accreditation from American Planning Association's professional institute, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP); or from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices.

For positions within the Public Works Department, desirable to have accreditation from the Institute of Transportation Engineers as a certified Professional Transportation Planner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of laws, ordinances, regulations and statues which govern planning functions.

Thorough knowledge of planning principles and practices as applied to collection of community planning data, and in the preparation of planning reports and studies in both graphic and written forms.

Knowledge of state and local laws and regulations relating to planning inclusive of State Comprehensive Plan regimen.

Knowledge of principles and practices of effective project management.

Ability to operate personal computer and various software programs (to include but not limited to, MS Office, Adobe CS, Plan and Designer Tool software, AutoCAD, ESRI, ArcGIS or other relevant information technology in urban design and city planning).

Ability to execute basis tasks and knowledge of GIS, sketch-up, Adobe creative suite.

Ability to participate in complex planning studies and project management functions and to analyze information and make substantive recommendations based on such studies.

Ability to analyze complex planning problems and to develop positive courses of action.

Ability to plan, schedule, organize and lead multiple project teams.

Strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated by the ability to interact collaboratively and productively and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds including elected and appointed government officials, Charter Officers, City employees, representatives of other agencies, and the general public.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work may require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions and walking on uneven terrain during field inspections.

Required to work and attend meetings outside regular business hours.

To learn more about benefits available to eligible City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities employees, please CLICK HERE (http://www.cityofgainesville.org/Portals/0/risk/2020 Benefit Booklet.pdf) .

01

Please select the option below that best describes your highest level of education.

Proof of the required education for this position will be requested at the time of appointment. You may attach the documentation as part of your application for review and consideration should you be selected to move forward in the hiring process.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree or Doctorate

    02

    Please select the option below that best describes the area in which your completed your major course work.

Education must be listed on your application for consideration

  • Urban Design

  • City Planning

  • Architecture

  • Civil Engineering

  • Geography

  • Landscape Architecture

  • Mathematics

  • Planning

  • Social Studies

  • Urban Studies

  • Related Field

  • Unrelated Field

  • N/A

    03

    Please select the option below that best represents you years of experience in urban planning.

Experience must be listed on application for consideration

  • Less than 5 years

  • 5 years to less than 8 years

  • More than 8 years

    04

    Please select the option below that best represents your years of experience in urban design or land use planning.

Experience must be listed on your application for consideration

  • Less than 5 years

  • 5 years to less than 9 years

  • 9 years to less than 10 years

  • More than 10 years

    05

    Please select the option below that best represents your years of responsible supervisory experience.

Supervisory experience must be clearly listed on your application for consideration

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

  • More than 2 years

    06

    Please select below the certifications/licenses you currently have. Please note, expired certifications/licenses will not be considered.

Certifications and Licenses must be listed on the application to be considered

  • Florida Driver License

  • Driver License from another state

  • AICP - American Institute of Certified Planners certificate

  • AIA - American Institute of Architects

  • RLA - Registered Landscape Architect

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Agency

City of Gainesville

Address

222 E. University Ave

PO BOX 490

Gainesville, Florida, 32627

Website

http://www.cityofgainesville.jobs

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