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City Of Pawtucket Rhode Island – Senior Planner

Please see the attached job description for the Pawtucket, RI Senior Planner position.  The description includes reference to a required employment application, which can be found via the link below. Thank you.

 http://www.pawtucketri.com/personnel-department

CITY OF PAWTUCKET

Job Description

Job Title:               SENIOR PLANNER

Department:          PLANNING AND REDEVELOPMENT

Reports To:           DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND REDEVELOPMENT

Pay Grade:            R 43

Prepared By:         Susan Mara

Approved By:       

Approved Date:     February 5, 2018

Revised Date:       

SUMMARY

Performs planning and grant management related work under the direction of the Planning Director, Assistant Director, Project Engineer, and Community Development Program Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Provides excellent customer service to residents and businesses.
  • Researches and prepares applications for potential grant opportunities for the City.
  • Develops and maintains tracking spreadsheet of all departmental projects.
  • Chief responsibility for achieving all departmental grant-related compliance and reporting requirements, including any on-line reporting requirements.
  • Attends workshops and participates in regional and statewide planning projects.
  • Staffs various boards and commissions, including attending monthly night meetings, as directed.
  • Carries out special projects as directed by the Director, Assistant Director, Project Engineer and Community Development Program Manager.
  • Assists in the review of projects according to the Land Development and Subdivision regulations.
  • Prepares, maintains and updates the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS

 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products.  Experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) programs preferred.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) plus three years’ experience, or Master’s Degree, (M.A.) and one-year experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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