Under direction, researches and reviews applications for rezoning and development proposals. Prepares policy proposals and implementation measures regarding current and long-range urban planning. Provides staff assistance to various City boards and commissions. Organizes public outreach and resident planning workshops to update comprehensive plan, including district plans and historic and conservation districts. Drafts amendments to comprehensive plan and district plans based on research and public input. Meets with public, community organizations and local media regarding ongoing development issues. Prepares public presentations related to long-range planning efforts or legislative changes.
Bachelor's degree in urban planning or in a related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required. One year of experience in urban planning required. Master’s degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body may substitute for experience requirement. Must pass criminal background check.
Master's degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body and three years of experience preferred. Design skills and education or experience with form-based codes and historic preservation are desirable
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at www.icgov.org/jobs under Job Descriptions.
It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."