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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:P3311

ASSISTANT PLANNER

NATURE OF WORK

This is professional planning work in the conduct of planning activities and operations.

Work involves assisting in the execution, development and implementation of section work programs, projects and studies. Employees work with relative independence on routine activities and operations and exercise increased initiative in performance of assignments as experience is gained. Supervision and direction is provided by a professional superior who reviews and evaluates work for the attainment of desired results by analysis of work procedures and assistance on difficult problems.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Assists in the performance of planning activities and operations involving development management, transportation, economic development, comprehensive planning and data base systems, zoning and capital improvements programming.

Assists in the presentation of planning matters at public meetings.

Provides information and assistance to the general public and other governmental agencies.

Assists in the execution of programs, projects and studies within areas of expertise.

Coordinates the activities of subordinate staff as assigned.

Responsible for project assignments, research, analysis and preliminary recommendations pertaining to planning issues, programs, activities and operations.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Knowledge of general planning principles and practices.

Knowledge of sources of information, current literature and recent developments regarding urban planning.

Ability to organize and analyze information, and perform planning research.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

Skills in one or more functional planning specialities.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

A Master's Degree in urban planning or related field; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association - (Professional Unit)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Code of Ethics

Certification: No

Work Locations: Building Code Services, Transportation Planning

Class Spec.

Estab./Revised: E7/82 R2/02

 


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