Principal Planner - Urban Design, City of Columbia
Position Category: Planning, GIS
Full time, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with some work on evenings and weekends
Meets and coordinates design projects with architects, developers, property owners and others; interprets design ordinances and design review guidelines and procedures. Contributes to urban design expertise at all levels; provides education and assistance to other disciplines within the City and community, and acts as a spokesperson to the importance of quality urban space.
Plans and implements the designation of new design districts based on complex architectural survey information, citizen input, and political considerations; prepares associated architectural and urban design guidelines. Researches, gathers, interprets and prepares data for planning studies, reports and recommendations; prepares a variety of studies, briefs and reports for decision-making and presentation purposes.
Works to fulfill our Mayor’s mission to create in Columbia the most talented, educated and entrepreneurial city in America.
Master’s degree in urban or regional planning, architecture, landscape architecture or closely related field.
Five years of relevant prior experience.
Required to type 30 corrected wpm. American Institute of Certified Planners preferred. Valid South Carolina Class “D” Driver’s License.
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