🔗Planner II – Conservation Districts
Website City of Dallas
The Planner II researches, reviews, and coordinates planning studies in various areas to make recommendations for organized and planned development within the City.
Planning & Urban Design (Conservation Districts): Under the guidance of a Chief Planner, the Planner II position performs professional and technical duties related to the examination of architectural plans and construction documents for residential structures for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with city ordinances and impact on designated neighborhoods; maintain a thorough understanding of historic architectural styles and appropriate treatments; conduct community meetings and attends neighborhood and civic events to engage with residents of existing and potential conservation districts; develop and implement conservation district designations; and prepare maps and other graphic illustrations. Strong customer service skills, oral/written communication skills, research skills, and interpersonal skills are essential. A background or interest in historic preservation, architecture, or architectural history is preferred.
1 Prepares long-range land use and neighborhood improvement studies to guide future development in a positive manner.
2 Conducts and performs various research, analysis, and on-site reviews to ensure proposals are in compliance with ordinances and regulations.
3 Prepares, drafts, and presents recommendations or coordinates the presentation of recommendations to the City Plan Commission and other groups.
4 Conducts community meetings and attends neighborhood and civic events to obtain feedback regarding land use, neighborhood improvement, or census issues.
5 Responds to various inquiries from citizens, public committees, commissions, City Council, and others regarding specific projects in order to expedite services.
6 Reviews and analyzes zoning applications for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with city ordinances and impact upon communities.
7 Reviews and coordinates materials necessary for boundary adjustments and annexation including negotiations with other municipal jurisdictions.
8 Administers and monitors various other programs providing professional direction and insight on planning related activities.
9 Performs any and all other work as needed or assigned.