Jefferson Parish Sheriff
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PLANNER II (5086)
at Jefferson Parish Sheriff
- Purpose of Announcement
EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO SUPPLEMENT THE EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT EAST JEFFERSON VACANCY ALL IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES AS THEY OCCUR.
- Kind of Work
Under the supervision of a Planner III, performs a variety of urban planning tasks such as planning research, data collection and analysis, public hearing reports and presentations, records management and maintenance, GIS applications, and other tasks as assigned. Conducts studies of planning topics, with an emphasis on land use and zoning, and performs studies of regulatory text and of neighborhood land use, zoning, and other characteristics. Researches, writes, and prepares maps and other graphics for zoning, subdivision and site plan reports, ordinances, resolutions, and agreements. Makes technical planning recommendations and reports the results of all planning, zoning, or land use research and analysis. Performs related work as required. Position requires driving of a personal vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and personal automobile with minimum liability insurance available for business use (business travel is reimbursed on a mileage basis) will be given preference.
- Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination
Applicant must meet one (1) of the following minimum qualifications:
- A Master's degree in Urban, Regional or Community Planning from an accredited college or university.
- A Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture from an accredited college or university; plus, two (2) years of satisfactory, paid, professional work experience performing architecture and landscape work that involves urban design, urban planning regulatory requirements, programming and permitting for land development, or short and long-term planning of land use or urban design.
- Other accredited degree at the Bachelor's level or higher, plus, two (2) years of satisfactory, paid, professional work experience in a public planning department or as a professional consultant including work for governmental agencies in such planning fields as land-use and development regulation for zoning and sub-division, transportation, economic development, comprehensive and policy planning.
- Kind of Examination
(ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)
The examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, an oral panel interview or any combination thereof. Acceptable applicants will be notified of the time, date, and place of any assembled testing. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification and the Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience claimed for credit.
JOB POSTING NO: 5086-14R