Senior Planning Technician - Valdez, AK

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Date Posted February 27, 2017
City / Organization City of Valdez, AK

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Senior Planning Technician

The City of Valdez is accepting applications for a Senior Planning Technician. The position will have great opportunity to engage in a wide variety of urban planning activities.

Applicant should have a combination of strong written and verbal communications skills, including good public speaking skills and proficiency with word processing and data base software, excellent technical, managerial, and customer service skills.

Duties include developing, monitoring, administering and enforcing the City’s land use plans, regulations and some GIS functions. Must possess strong analytical skills, be able to work in a fast paced environment and have the ability to work both independently and as a team player.

Preferred qualifications include, but are not limited to:

Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or a related field with major coursework in GIS, regional, city, urban, environmental or project planning;
and five (5) years experience in a planning-related field;
or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
A Master’s Degree in planning or a related field may substitute for two (2) years experience.
AICP Certification preferred.

This is a full time position with excellent benefits. Pay range: $65,230-$69,841 [new hires typically start $65,230-$67,575 DOE].

Applications and full job description may be obtained at the front desk of city hall or by visiting the city’s website: Please send a cover letter, resume, and completed city employment application to City of Valdez, ATTN: Personnel, P.O. Box 307, Valdez, AK 99686.

Review of applications will begin March 17, 2017, position is open until filled.