CH2M City Planner 2, Tucker, GA in Tucker, Georgia
CH2M is seeking a full-time City Planner 2 to join our growing team in Tucker, GA.
As part of the CH2M team you will be collaborating with communities and companies to deliver a complete range of custom-tailored operations and maintenance solutions. Our diverse staff delivers services including water and wastewater system optimization; contract operations and maintenance of water, wastewater and other utilities; and complete municipal operations, including administration, public works and community development – all backed by a commitment to safety, quality, innovation and customer service. As the Planner 2, you will provide and perform a variety of professional planning activities for the City. The Planner 2 will take the lead in the development of critical, urgent and high level projects. You will track issues that have an impact on the goals of the department and prepare and review city ordinances.
Our Planner 2 Professionals:
• Demonstrate the ability to research and analyze planning and zoning activities for consistency with state statutes, the City’s comprehensive plan and local ordinances • Write staff reports and documents presented to clients and council • Create informative printed and oral reports, and/or presentations and deliver them to diverse audiences • Review information, identify pertinent project areas for investigation and/or make recommendations for future planning needs either independently or as part of a team • Interpret and evaluate planning and planning-related ordinances and laws and advises citizens of their impact • Maintain a customer focus; emphasize usability in all actions; use and promote dialogue and feedback among staff members and citizens • Assist with processing applications and meeting planning requirements; insures that application responses are properly communicated to the applicant; manage official department calendar; conduct research, collect and analyze various data to produce accurate and logical reports for the Community Development Director, Assistant City Manager, City Manager, Community Council, Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, and City Council; assist in monitoring and replenishing office supplies • Coordinate and interact directly with the development community, including property owners, developers, architects, builders, attorneys and others, providing guidance and interpretation of ordinance standards and time frames • Work with surrounding cities, local, State and Federal agencies on joint programs • Perform routine office tasks in designated program areas, including data entry, file management, copying and answering telephone • Develop and maintain automated tracking systems, hard copy files and records • Provide technical assistance and information to staff and the public in the administration of specific planning program areas or ordinances • Research and compile information on a variety of planning issues from multiple sources • Attend public meetings and assisting other planning staff as appropriate
The minimum qualifications for this position are:• Bachelor’s degree in City Planning, Public Administration, or related field and 4 years of planning experience; or a minimum 8 years of planning experience in lieu of the degree • Experience with growth management within a major metropolitan area • Experience with modern principles and terms used in general and applied planning, development regulations, land use theory, and comprehensive planning and zoning requirements • Experience with methods and techniques for research and technical report preparation • Experience with presentation to groups of information related to urban growth and development • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook • Valid driver’s license with no major infractions
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:• Master’s degree in City Planning, Public Administration or related field • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Knowledge of architecture and landscaping design; building codes; budgeting procedures • Must possess strong interpersonal relationship skills • Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications, and GIS • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills to explain rules and procedures clearly to the public • Problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve vaguely defined practical problems • Ability to work on several projects or issues simultaneously • Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed
At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Developing People through Challenging Projects.
CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g. H1-B, etc.) for this position.
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