Senior Planner (Community Development Planner III)

City of St. Louis - Planning & Urban Design Agency

St. Louis, MO United States

Position Specifications

Incumbents in this position are responsible for researching, collecting, analyzing, summarizing and presenting information for recommending solutions to economic development and urban growth related problems. Duties include leading a team to plan with residents the future of their neighborhoods by assisting with policies, regulations, and programs pertaining to land uses that support housing, education, health, safety and sustainability; and coordinating and participating in the writing, map making and analysis of planning issues and concerns affecting neighborhood organizations and individuals.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in City Planning, Community Development, Urban Planning, Real Estate Development, Architecture, or a related field; plus three years of professional urban planning experience.  OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis.  Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. 

Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request. 

Desiriable Qualifications

At least one year of project management or supervisory experience in an urban setting and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, GIS, online mapping software, and Adobe software.

SPECIAL NOTICE: As of August 28, 2023, the City of St. Louis no longer requires employees to reside within the corporate limits of the City of St. Louis. 


Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range
$50,726 - $79,482