Planner II

City of Pearland, TX - Pearland, TX (30+ days ago)


Job Summary

The purpose of this job within the organization is to coordinate the creation of City recognized subdivisions within the City limits and the City's Extra Territorial Jurisdiction.

This job works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Essential Functions

Prepares and presents oral and technical reports to elected and appointed City officials.

Compiles and analyzes date to prepare graphic and narrative reports on data.

Attends a number of evening and weekend meetings.

Confers with local authorities and design professionals to devise and recommend arrangements of land and physical facilities to promote community and economic development.

Process plat applications and conducts property ownership research; assists customers with platting questions.

Collects statistical data and prepares reports and maps on topics such as land use and tax data base.

Performs complex research regarding property ownership and zoning classifications using the mapping software, maps, surveys and legal descriptions.

Conducts necessary fieldwork such as photographic documentation, windshield surveys, and other planning related functions.

Additional Duties:
Provides assistance and interpretations with land use controls and other applicable ordinances.

Responds to City departments and external customers regarding departmental data and requirements.

Recommends governmental measures affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, and housing and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal.

Reviews and evaluates environmental impact reports applying to specified private and public planning projects and programs.

Writes, or assists in writing, a variety of ordinances and regulations relating to development controls.

Reviews building permit and site plan applications for compliance with applicable regulations.

Performs related work as assigned.

The preferred way to obtain the minimum knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position are listed below. The City reserves the right to allow substitutions in the event that a candidate or incumbent exceeds requirements in one area but may be deficient in another.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Master's Degree in regional and city planning or closely related field.

Requires two years planning or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses:
American Institute of Certified Planners

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance

The City of Pearland, TX is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires the City of Pearland, TX to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

During emergency conditions, all City employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

Organization-wide Employee Responsibilities

All City of Pearland employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of the City of Pearland's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

All employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

To optimize performance of the organization City of Pearland employees are expected to use multi-directional communication (top to bottom, bottom to top, and across peer groups), use cross-functional teams to promote a greater understanding of the organization by employees at all levels, create to a culture of continuous learning that encourages and supports employee development and growth, embrace technology with a focus on improving service delivery, productivity and connectivity, and create an environment where innovation is supported and encouraged.