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This page updated  June 16, 2014

Job Listings and Professional Opportunities:
City of Tulsa, Planner III posted 6/14
City of Tulsa, Planner I posted 6/14
Stillwater, OK, Planning Manager posted 6/14
Midwest City, Current Planning Manager posted 5/14
Austin, TX, Assist. Dir. of Long Range Planning posted 5/14
Austin, TX, Assist. Dir. of Plan Review posted 5/14
Wichita Falls, TX, Planner III posted 4/14
Creek County, OK, County Planner posted 2/14
OMES, Assistant Planner posted 11/13
INCOG, Sr. Land Planner / Board of Adjustment posted 4/14

 

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Planner I, Planning & Development Closing Date
City of Tulsa, OK  
 

 

Job Description

Under general supervision performs professional work in the development and implementation of comprehensive plans, procedures, or programs and other related assigned duties.

 

Essential Job Functions

Performs professional planning work in developing comprehensive plans or reports and/or architectural or historic plans or studies;
Monitors, assesses, and provides task assistance to various projects and committees;
Assists in programming project objectives, research activities, and related activities;
Prepares preliminary studies on plans and programs;
Negotiates, documents and tracks cost-effective alliances, partnerships, and sponsorships for programs/events;
Researches, writes grants, and develops database studies (in some positions);
Prepares grant applications, draws down of funds, accounting, monitoring and reporting of public and private grants received (in some positions);
Analyzes data, designs, reviews and makes recommendations for revisions of plans, programs, proposals, or potential land uses;
Supervises a group of technical assistants engaged in specialized activities in support of project development and implementation (in some positions);
Designs and publishes technical information, data, and administrative procedures;
Serves as liaison coordinator with private consultants, public officials, and various civic organizations;
Prepares comprehensive reports on proposed and existing plans or programs and related documents;
Must report to work on a regular and timely basis.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

 

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business or public administration, urban planning, architecture, or one of the social sciences with an emphasis in *land use planning, urban design, economic development, or a closely related field, and one (1) year of experience in a planning capacity and/or in obtaining grants, alliances, partnerships, and sponsorships; or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

 

Good knowledge of the principles and practices of business management and/or public administration, and various areas of planning; good knowledge of a variety of research methods, technical data presentation, and evaluation and analysis procedures; good knowledge in computer operations; some knowledge of federal or municipal social or economic development programs; good knowledge of assessment district ordinances, resolutions and state statutes. Ability to conduct difficult studies and to analyze and formulate substantive recommendations based upon such studies; ability to prepare clear, comprehensive, and concise reports; ability to write grants; ability to draft measured drawings or plans, and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers, or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding. Must possess professional writing, public speaking, computer operation, and multiple task management skills.

 

Salary & Benefits

Pay Grade: AT-28 / Salary Range: $15.63 - $29.87/Hr.

 

See application form and complete information here: 

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/our-city/jobs/current-openings/professional/planner-i-.aspx

   

 

 
Planner III, Planning & Development Closing Date
City of Tulsa, OK
 

 

Job Description

Under general direction performs professional work in the development and effectuation of comprehensive plans, procedures or programs and performs other related assigned duties.

 

Essential Job Functions

Performs professional planning work in developing database studies
Provide technical support in the use of GIS database for planning activities
Assists in programming project objectives, research activities and related activities
Conducts the more difficult technical aspects of the planning program
Supervises subordinate planners in conducting a difficult phase of the plans or programs
Analyzes data, designs basic portions of the master plan or program and makes recommendations for revisions
Assist in the development of zoning and land-use recommendations
Supervises a group of technical assistants engaged in specialized activities in support of project development and implementation
Prepares outlines of data desired and supervises compilation and statistical analysis of data
Serves as liaison coordinator with private consultants, public officials and various civic organizations
Prepares detailed plans and graphic and written presentations
Recruits clients and oversees their certification, eligibility and testing by conducting training and workshops
Maintains various records, reports and files
Assists in the development and monitoring of division budgets in some positions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

 

Minimum Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, urban planning or one of the social sciences with an emphasis in social, manpower planning, *zoning / land use planning, urban design, economic development or a closely related field; and four (4) years of experience in a planning capacity or an equivalent combination of training and experience per Personnel Policies and Procedures, Section 128.

 

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning, community research, statistical analysis, real estate marketing, development, finance and valuation and program design; comprehensive knowledge of the techniques of planning research; considerable knowledge of economics, municipal finance, and sociology as applied to city planning; considerable knowledge of real estate laws and GIS systems *as applied to city planning; considerable knowledge of employment training requirements; considerable knowledge of economic, social and/or physical needs of an urban community; *considerable knowledge of the use of grants in community planning; good knowledge of civil engineering and physical design as applied to city planning; and good knowledge of public administration. Ability to analyze and forecast economic, social and physical problems of the community and to formulate effective solutions; ability to carry planning assignments to completion through the formulation of creative planning solutions; ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare comprehensive technical reports; ability to interpret laws and regulations; ability to supervise and train assigned personnel; ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; and the ability to understand and influence the behavior of others within the organization, customers or the public in order to achieve job objectives and cause action or understanding.

 

Salary & Benefits

Pay Grade: EX-40 / Salary Range: $1,722 - $3,421/Bi-Weekly

 

See application form and complete information here: 

 

https://www.cityoftulsa.org/our-city/jobs/current-openings/professional/planner-iii.aspx

   

 

 
Planning Manager (Development Services) Closing Date
City of Stillwater, OK  6/13/14 or until filled
 

 

Job Description

Stillwater, Oklahoma, an energetic university city with community values, has an opening for Planning Manager. This position will plan, organize, and oversee the planning function of the City; will provide high customer service and professional planning assistance for all city departments, citizens, developers, designers and boards/commissions/Council; will manage land use application process and planning/grants staff; will be responsive to city needs by evaluating proper codes and by visioning the City's future.

 

Position Requirements

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in urban planning or related field and ten years increasingly responsible experience in professional urban planning, including five years of administrative and supervisor responsibility; or any equivalent combination of experience and training and AICP certification required.

 

Salary & Benefits

Salary: $63,211.20/year with comprehensive benefits package.

 

Closing Date:

Open until filled with first consideration on 6/13/2014


Applicant Information
Hiring is subject to passing a pre-employment drug screen and successful background check. Successful candidates will be required to furnish a copy, at their expense, of their driving record prior to employment.

 

Cover letter, résumé, copies of licenses/certifications, and completed application form must be submitted for consideration.  An application must be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department, 723 S. Lewis, or mailed to City of Stillwater, PO Box 1449, Stillwater, OK 74076 by 5:00 p.m. on 6/13/14.

 

EOE,M/F/H/V

 

www.stillwater.org/employment 

   

 

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Current Planning Manager Closing Date
City of Midwest City, OK until filled
 

 

Job Description

Directs & coordinates operations of Current Planning Division. 

 

Position Requirements

Masters degree in urban planning or related field, w/ min. 5 yrs municipal planning exp.; or undergraduate degree in urban planning or related field with minimum. 6 years municipal planning experience required.  Must possess valid OK driver license & be insurable.  Certification from American Institute of Certified Planners required within 1st two years.

 

Salary & Benefits

$61,132 to $66,611 / year with benefits. 

 

Contact City of Midwest City

H.R. Dept.,100 N. Midwest Blvd., Midwest City

Applications accepted until filled.  E.O.E.

   

 

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Assistant Dir of Long Range Planning & Urban Design Closing Date
Assistant Dir of Plan Review & Inspections 5-30-14
  City of Austin, TX  

 

Job Description - 2 Positions Available

Austin, TX (865,500) World class culturally dynamic city located in Central Texas is seeking highly qualified candidates to serve as Assistant Directors of its Planning and Development Review Department. There are two (2) positions: Assistant Director for Long Range Planning and Urban Design and Assistant Director for Plan Review and Inspections. The Assistant Director for Long Range Planning and Urban Design leads and directs a staff of approximately 35 in the comprehensive and neighborhood planning functions, demographic analysis, the Neighborhood Assistance Center and the Urban Design Division (total budget responsibility approximately $3.1 million). The Assistant Director for Plan Review and Inspections leads and directs a staff of approximately 175 performing commercial and residential building review and permitting, site and subdivision inspections, and building inspections (total budget responsibility approximately $10.3 million).

 

Position Requirements

Both positions require strong leadership and management skills, as well as extensive technical knowledge and experience, and strong communication and negotiation skills. Significant experience and a record of accomplishment in a high growth and rapidly changing environment are highly desirable. Experience in both the public and private sectors is also desirable.

 

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in Urban or Regional Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or other field related to the position being sought, as well as six (6) years of related experience, of which two (2) years are in a supervisory/managerial capacity, is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.

 

Salary & Benefits

Starting salary: $135,000 +/- DOQE. Excellent benefits program including a comprehensive retirement package.

 

Submit resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by May 30, 2014 to:

www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment

to the attention of Stephen Veitch, GovHRUSA,

650 Dundee Road #270, Northbrook, IL 60062. 

Tel: 847-380-3240; Fax: 866-401-3100.

Identity of applicants and interview finalists may be subject to public disclosure in accordance with the Texas Public Information Act.

   

 

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 Planner III Closing Date
   City of Wichita Falls, TX 5-25-14

 

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide a wide range of short and long-term planning services to promote the orderly development, redevelopment and use of land within the community while being responsible for the detailed oversight of the City's zoning and subdivision ordinances. This is accomplished by researching and recommending policies and providing data and reports relating to land use planning, zoning, demographics/socio economic data, economic development (i.e. tax increment financing, etc.), and other high level research and policy development as may be required. This is a professional position requiring independent thinking, effective facilitation and communication skills (oral and written), initiative and the ability to be discrete in addition to maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers, applicants, business and neighborhood groups, City officials and the general public. Other duties include but are not limited to: assisting with the Planning Division's annual budget for review by the Planning Administrator, oversight and review of current planning, zoning and development duties, including but not limited to site plans, requests for conformity with the zoning and subdivision ordinance, research and analysis of the thoroughfare plan, primary liaison to the Planning and Zoning Commission, preparation and presentation of various ordinance amendments for adoption by City Council, assignment of minor tasks to the Planner II and Planning Technician, and other related planning duties as directed by the Planning Administrator. Periodically attend meetings, training conferences out of town. Accomplish special studies as directed by City Manager & Community Development Director. Knowledge of urban planning principles, ArcGIS, and pertinent Federal and State laws are an asset.  

 

Position Requirements

Self-starter; Willing to learn and ability to quickly comprehend ordinances/policies;
Ability to exercise good judgment, tact and diplomacy; Multi-tasker;

Good public speaker; Previous experience working in a managerial level position for a municipal planning agency; Individual should have an interest in working with the public, interpreting federal, state and local ordinances, conducting research and working on a variety of municipal planning projects;

Minimum educational requirements - Master's degree; preferred area of specialization - Urban and Regional Planning;
Demonstrated experience with GIS programs (ArcInfo/View); Previous municipal planning experience which includes, but is not limited to, zoning and subdivision ordinance development/research, land-use plan analysis, site plan reviews, platting, annexation projects, and zoning case law.

 

Salary & Benefits

$45,416.80 – $69,112.16 DOE/Q.  HOURS: 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday and others as required.  Paid vacation and sick time, 7 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year, Texas Municipal Retirement System – 2:1 match, medical, dental, life and other additional insurances, two voluntary 457 plans, EAP, fitness center, onsite clinic, and tuition reimbursement. 

 

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

 

HTTPS://CWFTX.SIMPLEHIRE.COM

 

Applicants must provide a letter of interest and a resume for consideration.

Information or assistance can be obtained from Human Resources at (940) 761-7615.

 

CLOSING DATE:   May 25, 2014 at 11:59 P.M.

   

 

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 Creek County Planner Closing Date
   Tulsa, OK  

 

Job Description

INCOG, the regional planning agency for the Tulsa Metropolitan area, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Creek County Planner. The position is primarily responsible for reviewing and analyzing land development proposals, preparing written recommendations to the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (MAPC) and Board of County Commissioners, administration of floodplain regulations and assisting the general public with matters related to planning and zoning. Responsibilities include intake and presentation of applications to the MAPC, Board of Adjustment, Board of County Commissioners, assisting developers in preparing proposals for subdivisions and land development and fielding planning related questions from the general public.

 

Qualifications:

The position requires working with members of the development community, attorneys and the general public with respect to land development issues, zoning, subdivision, the comprehensive plan and floodplain matters. Knowledge of zoning codes, land development process and best practices in field of urban planning is required.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required along with personal computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, GIS, Excel and data base programs.

 

Minimum education requirement: Masters degree in Urban Planning or related field, or four years experience in Urban Planning or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 Compensation & Benefits:

The annual starting salary range is $41,100 - $50,200 based on qualifications.  INCOG offers a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Submit resume and letter of interest to:

 

Personnel Director

INCOG

2 West 2nd Ste 800

Tulsa, OK 74103

Email: incog@incog.org

   
 

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Assistant Planner

Closing Date
 

State of Oklahoma

 

 

The State of Oklahoma, Office of Management & Enterprise Services, Division of Capital Assets Management has an opening for an Assistant Planner

 

Job Summary

The Division of Capital Assets Management, Construction and Properties department is seeking a full time Assistant Planner for our Oklahoma City location. This is an Unclassified, position within Oklahoma State Government.  In addition to a comprehensive Benefits Packet the annual salary for this position is up to $45,000.00 - $48,000.00 based on education and experience. 

The primary purpose of this position is to assist with the development of the State of Oklahoma’s Capital Improvements Plan and Annual Capital Budget and provide professional support to the Long Range Capital Planning Commission.  The position will also manage the development of special studies for the reuse, redevelopment and disposal of underutilized State properties, assist in the development and implementation of a statewide real property asset management program, and assist with the development of master plans and corridor studies for government campuses across the state.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in planning, public administration or a closely related field is required. One or more years of planning and/or program administration experience preferred.

 

OMES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

 

 To see the full job posting or apply for this position, click here: http://www.jobaps.com/ok/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=131115&R2=UNCE&R3=206

 

   
 

 

 

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Senior Land Planner/ Board of Adjustment Administrator

Closing Date
 

INCOG

 

 

 Job Responsibilities
The Indian Nations Council of Governments (INCOG) is seeking qualified applicants for a Senior Land Development Planner/Board of Adjustment Administrator. This position is responsible for administering the activities of the

City of Tulsa and Tulsa County Boards of Adjustment. Responsibilities include taking zoning and Board of Adjustment applications, ensuring proper notice of Board meetings, preparing written evaluations of requests to be considered by these Boards, attending Board meetings and making oral presentations, and providing the public with information about zoning, land development and the Comprehensive Plan. 

 

The position requires hands-on experience working with local government Boards and Commissions, as well as direct experience administering a Zoning Code and a demonstrated ability to work well with the general public. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required along with computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access or other database programs. 

 

Minimum Requirements

Masters degree in Urban Planning or related field, or six years experience in Urban Planning or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Annual salary range starting at $50,000, although specific compensation based on candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Comprehensive benefits package included. 

 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Personnel Director, INCOG, Two West 2nd Street, Ste. 800, Tulsa, OK 74103 or e-mail to incog@incog.org

 

 

www.incog.org

 

   
 

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