Education: Bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.
Experience: 3 years’ progressive experience in planning activities such as developing long- and short-term urban and regional plans for land use, growth, and revitalization of communities, preparing plans for community development, addressing environmental, economic, and social health issues relating to changing communities.
Responsibilities Include: Demonstrating creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving significant problems, determining program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for these activities.
Knowledge of And Skills in: Principles of regional planning and zoning administration, comprehensive planning, and project management techniques.
Examples of Work: Evaluates the need for and approach to planning activities being proposed for CDBG applications. Reviews Grantee’s and subrecipient’s long term community recovery plans, and school district plans. Analyzes existing municipal plans and planning efforts, considers alternatives, and makes recommendations. Provides planning expertise to OCD and management.