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🔗Planner II – Conservation Districts

  • Full Time
  • Dallas, Texas
  • $52,291.20 - $65,374.40 starting salary depending on qualifications USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Planning & Urban Design
  • Job Reference #: 28042-PNV-CD
  • Job Qualifications:

    EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Historic Preservation, History, Architecture, Architectural History, Engineering, Public Administration, or related field.

    EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of professional level historic preservation, architecture, plan review, customer service, planning, or related work.

    EQUIVALENCY: Associate degree in specified field plus five (5) years of the required experience will meet the education and experience requirements

    LICENSE:  Valid driver’s license with good driving record.

    1 Knowledge of urban planning principles and practices.

    2 Knowledge of architecture and building design.

    3 Knowledge of research methodology and techniques for analyzing information.

    4 Knowledge of City development and building codes.

    5 Ability to apply principles, methods, and techniques of urban/neighborhood planning and design to studies and projects

    6 Ability to identify problems, impacts, and implications of requested zoning changes and project assignments.

    7 Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

    8 Ability to clearly dispense information to the general public, business representatives, commission members, and city officials

    9 Ability to read, use, and interpret maps.

    10 Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

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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.

Essential Functions 

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.

Conducts community meetings and attends neighborhood and civic events to obtain feedback regarding land use, neighborhood improvement, or census issues.

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.

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