ASSOCIATE PLANNER
City of Houston, TX - Houston, TX

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ASSOCIATE PLANNER
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
1002 Washington Avenue*
M – F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Subject to change*

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Planning and Development Department seeks highly motivated individual. The individual in this role researches development activity and considers policy trends. Reviews site plans and construction drawings for compliance with development regulations. Provides assistance to the public. Interacts directly with developers, engineers, surveyors, architects and officials in other City of Houston departments. Researches and responds to enforcement issues. Will review and develop recommendations on multifamily performance standards, mobile home parks, cemeteries, junk yards, hotel/motels, and tower applications. Works in a team environment.

WORKING CONDITIONS
This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering or an equivalent in-dept specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
No experience is required.

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).

PREFERENCES:

PREFERENCES
Experience interpreting regulations; excellent analytical and communication skills; experience working with the public/clients/team to resolve problems; ability to adapt well to changes, maintains calm under pressure.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED None
However, a Skills Assessment Test may be administered by the Department.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range for this position is:

Salary Range - Pay Grade 13

OPENING DATE February 13, 2013
CLOSING DATE February 26, 2013

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only on-line applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted on-line at: www.houstontx.gov.

For application status inquiries or special accommodations, please call 713 837-7943.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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