Planning Technican

  • The City of Gainesville
  • Gainesville, FL, United States
Full Time Customer Service Design Entry Level Government Real Estate

Job Description

The newly formed Department of Doing at the City of Gainesville is seeking: dynamic, innovative and forward thinking professionals who will embrace the organization's citizen-centered vision to provide top-notch development services to our community. The community, its elected leaders, and executive leadership team have embraced this vision.  

The vision of the Department of Doing is to be a modular governmental unit that facilitates the many different steps in the process of starting or growing a business. We are looking for talented, dedicated and exceptional team members to help us deliver a less-talk-more action approach to service.  Successful candidates will have the skills to evaluate visitors' needs and guide them in the appropriate direction, demonstrate empathy in times of stress and get a process started toward an outcome that exceeds citizens' expectations.

As a Planning Technician, you'll be: participating in field surveys and photographic work to secure varied planning data including land use, population density, housing conditions, and availability of community facilities; preparing survey and research findings in graphic, and pictorial form; and providing zoning/land use maps for monthly zoning or site plan petitions; prints envelopes or labels for notification purposes.  

To be considered you need:

  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in architecture, civil engineering, geography, landscape architecture, mathematics, planning, social sciences, urban studies, urban design, or related field; OR
  • An Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, geography or related field, and two (2) years of experience working in a planning and zoning office.

For more information and to apply, please visit our Job Opportunities page.



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