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🔗Historic Planner 1

  • Full Time
  • Houston, TX
  • $19.68 - $26.31 Hourly USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Planning & Development Services
  • Job Reference #: 29757
  • Job Summary: Design review for compliance with our historic preservation code, processing applications for designation of Landmarks, Protected Landmarks and historic districts.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Requires knowledge of planning principles and practices; including pertinent specialties, as applicable. Knowledge of this level is typically obtained through experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geography, Public Policy or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

    Two years of planning experience required.

    A Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geography, Public Policy or closely related field may be substituted for two years of experience.

  • How to Apply:

    Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at:  To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call (832) 393-6645.

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  • Application Phone #: (832) 393-6645

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Houston, the 4th largest city in the United States, is a dynamic, growing city, rich in culture and diversity. The Planning & Development Department’s mission is to grow and preserve Houston’s diverse communities to create a resilient city.

– Presents, or assists in presenting, detailed reports or studies to government bodies.
– Assists in the development of planning studies in support of new or updated plans, planning programs, or regulations.
– Writes, or assists in writing, formal and technical reports, planning documents, and correspondences.
– Reviews development proposals of moderate complexity for compliance with applicable regulations.
– Provides technical assistance and recommendations in the administration of specific planning programs, regulations, or ordinances.
– Researches and compiles information on a variety of planning issues from multiple sources.
– Prepares maps and other graphical representations of data of varying complexity.
– Works closely with the public on planning programs, requirements, or ordinances.