SGR Targeted Candidate Job Board

Back

Planning Manager - Burleson, TX

Title:
Planning Manager
Type:
Planning,Zoning and Development Services
Seniority Level:
Mid-Senior
Employment Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
March 15, 2019
Organization:
Burleson, TX
Linkedin ID:
343342
Email Contact:

Description:

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB:

The Planning Manager is responsible for leading the planning division, performing and supervising a wide range of development-related tasks, and managing the development process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND PERCENTAGE OF TIME SPENT ON EACH:

Manage activities and staff for long-range and current planning programs.

Support an effective development process from pre-submittal to building permit issuance.

Support ordinance creation and revisions.

Assist in providing staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission and other boards as needed.

Assist in the preparation and administration of the division’s budget, revenue planning, fee assessments and collection. Assist in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the division; ability to identify the critical path and streamline business processes.

Monitor legislation and technical developments that may affect the planning function; evaluate their impact upon departmental and City activities and draft code changes implementing policy and procedural changes, as needed.

Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises the Senior Planner and Planner.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Knowledge of city planning principles to include:

       o Planning and development process

       o Comprehensive Planning

       o Land use and zoning

• Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, ordinances, statutes and regulations.

• Skill in writing, interpreting, applying, and explaining complex codes, ordinances, and regulations related to the areas of responsibility.

• Ability to clearly convey complex ideas.

• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, particularly to City boards, commissions, and residents both orally and in writing.

• Advanced skill in the operation of the personal computer, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GIS, and the Internet.

• Ability to manage professional planning staff and coordinate with staff engineers.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and officials, other government officials, and the general public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Architecture, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related field plus seven years of relevant experience, or

• Master’s degree in Urban Planning or related field plus five years of relevant experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

• Must have a valid Class “C” Texas driver’s license, with good driving record.

• Possession of AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification or ability to obtain certification within six months


Job Post Expiration Date April 16, 2019

  All jobs are considered open until filled, unless otherwise posted.

2018 Strategic Government Resources, Inc.- All Rights Reserved