PLANNING MANAGER Fort Worth, Texas
City of Fort Worth - Fort Worth, TX

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SHIFT HOURS: 8:00 am 5:00 pm; Monday Friday.

Location: 350 W. Belknap Fort Worth, Texas 76102

APPLY ON-LINE ONLY + attach cover letter & resume.

Application form must be complete, listing current to past work history experience up to ten (10) years, as applicable.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.

The Police / Research & Planning Section of the Program Support Division is seeking a qualified Planning Manager to manage and/or assist with planning-related projects and initiatives.

The Section provides support to the department including, urban planning, law enforcement planning, statistics, GIS, community outreach, website administration, health & safety and policy development.

Skills / Requirements

Masters Degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major course work in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Urban Geography or a related field PLUS five (5) years of experience in planning, urban design, including two (2) years of supervisory experience required

(or)
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Urban Geography or a related field PLUS seven (7) years of experience in planning, urban design, including two (2) years of supervisory experience required.

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills required.

Extensive public contact and telephone customer service skills required.

Position duties may require some inter-city travel.

Duties of the Planning Manager will include but are not limited to:

Supervise professional staff, determine work load distribution, review work products to ensure the accuracy & quality of work.
Provide support to staff on projects, conduct performance appraisals and work with staff to work towards career goals.
Receive direction from and report directly to the Program Support Administrator.
Manage the Section budget, assist in procurement of resources, and recommend individuals for hire, promotion, and/or transfer.
Provide critical information such as official crime statistics, growth and development patterns, impacts of annexations, population projections, anticipated servicing needs, research regarding proposed policies/legislation, special studies, etc.

Duties Continued . . .

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Serve as a lead in assisting with facility planning, design and construction related initiatives.
Serve as a project manager and/or work in collaboration with other Divisions and/or Departments to assist in promoting and implementing Police Department programs and initiatives.
Serve as support staff to the Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors.
Assist in updating, developing, implementing, and monitoring goals, objectives, performance measures, and policies.
Assist with the data collection, analysis, meeting facilitation, development and implementation of planning projects and crime suppression initiatives. This may include identifying trends or needs and making recommendations.
Implement improvements to processes, policies, and data management systems to increase operational efficiency, effectiveness, accountability, and data reporting accuracy.
Develop departmental reports and presentations and present to boards, committees, and organizations.
Provide professional, quality customer service, including updating the department website as needed.
Additional duties as assigned to serve the needs of the Program Support Division.

MISC. REQUIREMENTS:Preferences:
Demonstrated experience in applying the principles of urban planning, architecture, and/or design. AICP preferred.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, to facilitate meetings and experience with technical writing.
Working experience in GIS. GIS Certification is a plus.
Experience with Adobe Professional, In-Design or other digital publishing software.
Understand research methods and ability to apply analytical and project management skills.
Ability to comprehend and apply multiple ordinances and policies.

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