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Planner I (Planning)

Company: County of York
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description Performs professional planning analysis and research work in the Planning Division of the Department of Planning and Development Services. Provides information and assists the general public with the use permit/rezoning process; reviews and coordinates review of such applications; prepares and presents technical reports in such areas as land use, community facilities, and environmental and economic impact of land development. May serve as liaison to various Boards and Commissions; assists in updating the Comprehensive Plan, performs similar strategic or long-term planning projects; performs computer-assisted statistical analysis for various planning and community development projects.

Minimum Qualifications Requires a Master's degree in urban planning, geography, or a related field or a Bachelor's degree in those same areas and two (2) years of experience in planning at the local government level, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Supplemental Information Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) designation is preferred.

Physical Demands Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including a computer, printer, copier, etc. Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for periods of time, while doing site or field work.

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The County of York offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees to include medical and dental insurance, health savings accounts, VRS retirement, group life insurance, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program, paid holidays and paid leave.

Do you have a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or a closely related field? Yes

List the major field of study in which you received your highest degree and the type of degree received. If this does not apply to your level of education, type "N/A".

How many years of experience do you have evaluating development proposals and/or rezoning and Special Use Permit applications for compliance with zoning or subdivision regulations and consistency with land use and development policies and concepts? None
Less than 2 years
2 to 4 years
5 years or more

Do you have experience performing computer-assisted statistical analysis related to demographics and/or planning and community development projects? Yes

Do you have a current American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification? Yes

How many years of experience do you have working in local government? None
Less than 2 years
2 to 4 years
5 years or more

Do you have a valid driver's license? Yes

Were you encouraged to apply for this particular position by a current York County government employee? If so, please write their full name and the department or division they work in below. Otherwise, write N/A.

Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not include the employment with the Offices of General District Court, York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York County Schools) Yes

Required Question

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