Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Open Position - Planning Intern - City of Keller

Salary/Pay Rate: $11.00/hr

Posted Date: 4/5/2011

Deadline to Apply: 4/15/2011

Hours: Flexible - 19 hours per week between Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm.

Job Summary: The Planning Intern position will provide customer service (telephone, emails, and "walk-ins"); assist with Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council packet preperation; participate in project review meetings and development meetings; maintaining and enhancing our department's web pages; performing research for special studies, policies, and potential ordinace amendments; and scanning of site plans, plats, and zoning cases into Laserfiche (the City's electronic document management system.) The Planning intern position also provides graphic arts, database, and web page assistance to the Economic Development department.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning, Urban Development, or related field, or currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning, Urban Development, or related field. Good oral/written communication skills. Interact with customers professionally and provide good customer service.

City of Keller HR Department
1100 Bear Creek Pkwy - 2nd Floor
Keller, TX 76248

Mail to: PO Box 770, Keller TX 76244 Attn: HR

Friday, April 1, 2011

Open Position - Senior Planner - City of North Richland Hills

Senior Planner (11-015-040111A)

Department: Planning and Development Salary: $51,770-$64,713/yr DOQ

Opening Date: 4/1/2011

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary: The purpose of this position is the coordination of community-wide development projects, maintenance of the Comprehensive Plan, and the implementation of the Zoning Ordinance. Emphasis on infill and redevelopment with a special focus on coordinating new development requests in the Home Town new urbanist district and Smithfield and Iron Horse transit oriented development districts. This is accomplished by providing information to the general public and property developers regarding planning, land use, zoning and platting issues; and coordinating the research, development and presentation of various planning research projects. Other duties include coodinating revisions to the Zoning, Sign, and Landscape Ordinances; providing support for the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment and City Council meetings; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This position does not provide direction to other employees and reports to the Director of Planning and Development. REQUIRES: Bachelor's degree in urban/regional planning or other related discipline; five to seven years municipal planning experience; valid Texas Class C Drivers License; Certification in American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and Congress of New Urbanism (CNU-A) - Accredited.