Oak Creek Civic Center
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This is a temporary, part-time position that would expect the ideal candidate to work less than 28 hours per week, with flexibility to work within a student’s schedule. Typical work hours range from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional night opportunities. This position is responsible for office and fieldwork associated with urban planning.
An employee in this classification assists in the implementation of general urban planning and development projects. The work primarily involves:
- Collection and analysis of a wide range of community and urban planning information.
- Preparation of planning documents, analytic reports and graphic materials.
- Researching and providing related information, interpretations, evaluations, and recommendations regarding planning and development strategies, processes, policies and ordinances.
- Preparing base maps, charts, development scenarios and other related data utilizing Utilization of GIS systems for analysis and map generation.
- Assisting in the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code Update project.
- Assisting the Department of Community Development in the implementation of general planning projects.
- Conducting studies and preparing reports related to planning, population, housing, economic indicators, land use, public facilities, and related areas.
- Planning, coordinating and compiling survey data.
- Reviewing zoning maps and development applications to determine compliance with existing codes and ordinances.
- Reviewing building permits to determine compliance with existing zoning codes.
- Inspecting specified physical conditions in field surveys for zoning and land use compliance.
- Assisting in special projects, including zoning code review, design guidelines, and public participation.
- Preparing files and maintaining a filing system for approved site, landscape, building plans and records.
- Assisting with the preparation of notices of public hearings.
- Attending occasional City committee meetings (i.e. Plan Commission, Community Development Authority, Common Council) to learn about the development/redevelopment process.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
- Intermediate knowledge of the principles, techniques and objectives of urban planning.
- Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data.
- Ability to prepare clear and concise written and oral reports.
- Ability to quickly learn City codes and ordinances.
- Ability to keep accurate records.
- Ability to read and understand maps and plans.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
- Ability to seek supervisory guidance, yet make individual decisions.
- Completion of introductory courses in Urban or Regional Planning or related fields such as, political science, public administration, geography, urban sociology or urban studies.
Tools and Equipment Used
- The ability to use the tools and equipment listed below is essential to perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Personal computer, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, social media, and GIS software (ArcGIS); telephone; copy machine, scanner, and FAX machine.
- Possession of a valid Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicle operator’s license required.
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