Planner I

City of Kirkwood

Kirkwood, MO United States

JOB OPENING || CITY OF KIRKWOOD

PLANNER I, FULL-TIME

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluates land use proposals and development permits for conformity to established plans and ordinances.
  • Assists the general public, builders, developers and other staff members by responding to planning, zoning and land use related questions.
  • Prepares reports on planning and development issues, including special use permits, rezoning petitions, site plans, subdivision plats, etc.
  • Provides support to Planner II and the Director of Planning & Development in their roles as staff liaison to various boards and commissions.
  • Assists and provides support and information to Board of Adjustment, Planning and Zoning Commission, and other Boards or Commissions as assigned.
  • Assists the Director of Planning & Development in review of the city’s Comprehensive Plan and its continued implementation.
  • Performs research, data collection, and analysis; prepares reports and studies; performs special projects as assigned; proposes changes in City code and regulations.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree or major course works in land-use planning, urban planning, or a related field. 
  • Experience working in municipal planning desirable.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week Monday through Friday (8am to 5pm) with evening meetings and other hours as assigned.  Frequent evening meetings to be expected.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed mostly in an office setting. Some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various land use developments and construction sites. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Vision abilities required to use close and distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

STARTING SALARY:  $60,635 - $73,375, DOQ, per year plus excellent benefits. Apply by February 26, 2021.

 

To apply: Complete the electronic employment application on City’s website under “employment”. OR: A paper application can be picked up at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 South Kirkwood Road, 63122 OR: call 314-984-6975 to have one e-mailed, mailed, or faxed to you. Return paper applications to: Attn: Human Resources, at the address listed above.

PERSONS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 314-822-5809.

THE CITY OF KIRKWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PARTICIPATES IN E-VERIFY.

Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
--
Specialty
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range
$60,635 - $73,375 DOQ

Contact Information

Address
139 S Kirkwood Rd.
Kirkwood, MO
63122
United States
Resource URL
https://www.kirkwoodmo.org/government/departments/administration/employment
Email
thomastb@kirkwoodmo.org
Phone
3149846975