City of Houston Job Openings – Planner

Website City of Houston

Job Description:

This Planner I position provides support to the team through technical reviews, research and analysis of planning data for activities relating to the Historic Preservation Ordinance. Planning activities include but are not limited to certificates of appropriateness, landmark designations, historic districts, design guidelines, historic tax exemptions, technical assistance and consultation, and community educational outreach.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: City of Houston

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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