Senior Planner

City of Chesapeake - Chesapeake, VA3.7

Full-time
The Chesapeake Planning Department is seeking a highly motivated planning professional to coordinate and conduct the review of development proposals and applications including rezoning, use permit, street closure, subdivision, site plan, etc. The successful candidate will evaluate and prepare recommendations of action in the form of detailed written reports to the Planning Commission and City Council.

The successful candidate must be well versed in the principles and practices of local government planning and demonstrate effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Candidates must be comfortable with the use of GIS and other technology. Candidates must be able to attend night meetings.

Required Qualifications
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL:
Requires a bachelor's degree in urban planning or closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this position requires a minimum of two years of full-time equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree preferred.

AICP preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates may be required to complete a pre-interview exercise.

Job Open Date
09-12-2018

Job Close Date
10-05-2018