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Job Summary: Assist with daily planning department tasks and with the management and coordination of the City’s land use planning activities including short range and comprehensive plan implementation, historic preservation, zoning and annexation. This position reports to the City Planner.
Department: Planning & Development
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Bachelor’s degree in planning, or related field from an accredited college/university
1-3 years of municipal/governmental planning experience (preferred).
General knowledge of planning and development principles, as well as basic knowledge of local government administration procedures, real estate practices, economic and community development practices.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Interested in applying? Please submit a letter of interest and resume/application to Human Resources at HR@cityofcartersville.org or in person at 1 N. Erwin St. Cartersville, GA 30120. Please direct any questions to Human Resources 770-387-5685.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The City Planner and Director of Planning and Development assigns work in terms of departmental goals and objectives. Work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of departmental activities.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include applicable federal and state laws, city ordinances, building codes and zoning regulations. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. This position develops departmental guidelines.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied duties in economic and community development. The multitude and variety of tasks to be completed contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to develop, coordinate and promote community development projects in the city. Successful performance promotes suitable economic and community development in the city.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, elected and appointed officials, Chamber of Commerce representatives, civic clubs and organizations, builders, developers, attorneys, real estate agents, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, negotiate or settle matters, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed both in an office and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to dust, dirt, and occasional inclement weather.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: This position does not directly supervise other employees, but may provide direction to other department employees as directed by the City Planner and/or Director of Planning and Development.
The City of Cartersville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected status.p >