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City of Harlingen

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Job title: City Planner
Job location: Harlingen, TX 78550 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 12/27/12
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, a retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Job Classification

Job Category:Planning

Job Description

Job description:
Under the general direction of the Planning and Zoning Manager and the Director of Planning and Development, performs planning, research, and administrative work in the Planning & Zoning Department. Duties include the administration of the zoning and subdivision ordinances including the review of subdivision plats, annexation and re-zoning requests, and re-occupancy and building permits for compliance with said ordinances. Assists the Planning and Zoning Manager in the preparation and presentation of case summaries for the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, and City Commission. Will be driving a City vehicle for city business.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college and one year of municipal planning experience; or five years related experience; or a combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of principals and practices or rural and urban planning.
Knowledge of the Texas Local Government Code, governmental programs, laws, grants and services pertinent to the planning process.
Experience with GIS preferred.
Possess a valid Texas driver’s license.

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