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Planner I - Denison, TX

Title:
Planner I
Type:
Planning,Zoning and Development Services
Seniority Level:
Director
Employment Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
October 25, 2018
Organization:
Denison, TX


Description:
The City of Denison is recruiting a Planner I using SGRecruiter©
 
JOB SUMMARY: 
 
Under the supervision of the Director of Planning, the Planner assists with complex development review, special projects, and supports the development Boards and the Director in executing the organizational vision and priorities of the Development Services Team.  Denison's growth requires an innovative, collaborative individual to assist in the technical review of development and redevelopment projects and execute a streamlined, comprehensive review process that supports the vision of the Comprehensive Plan and moves forward development projects and initiatives.  The workload demands quick critical and strategic thinking, ability to manage multiple tasks and changing deadlines and respond and interact with the public with tact and diplomacy. 
 
The Planner also assists the Director of Planning with special projects, including ordinance amendments, area studies, and special research necessary to improve the department. The Planner is expected to embody Denison’s core values of Service, Teamwork, Accountability, Communication, and Integrity.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:                    
 
  • Reviews rezoning, plat, variance, and other requests.
  • Reviews or assists in the review of moderately difficult development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans, and regulations.
  • Interacts with residents, developers, and the general public with the administration of the development review process. 
  • Prepares and processes applications for the Planning & Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments & Appeals, and City Council meetings which includes drafting detailed staff reports and Power point presentations.  
  • Assists the public with zoning and mapping questions.  
  • Assists field personnel, Public Works Department and Building Department with information pertaining to streets, subdivisions and property ownership.
  • Drafts/Designs map updates of new subdivisions, streets, city limits, annexations and zone changes.
  • Collects a variety of statistical data and prepare reports and maps on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates.
  • Designs graphics, charts and tables for reports and projects.
  • Maintains accurate files and records for the Department.
  • Prepares and maintains meeting minutes, schedules meetings, and public hearing notices and County filing as required.
  • Conducts site visits as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Post Expiration Date January 4, 2019

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