(Job Id 1847)
Location US:TX:Corpus Christi
Post Date 01/20/2017
Close Date 03/03/2017
Employment Type Employee
We welcome and appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Corpus Christi. We are an equal opportunity employer; no information obtained during the recruitment/selection process is intended for any discriminatory purposes.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $43,125 - $70,666 Annually (Dependent on Qualifications)
Department: Planning & ESI
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION ARE AS FOLLOWS: Non rotating 40 hour work week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Must be available to work additional hours as needed.
Who May Apply?
All persons legally authorized to work in the United States
Under close supervision, performs urban planning assignments including managing current planning activities, coordinating long-range plans and specific neighborhood studies, preparing and presenting staff reports and ordinance amendments, and providing basic technical assistance on planning and zoning issues to the public and external city departments.
·Research issues related to zoning, platting, comprehensive plans, annexation and population projections.
·Comprehend and interpret technical manuals and ordinances.
·Prepare presentations for public hearings and may assist the Planning Commission, Landmark Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment.
· Assist general public with the interpretation of the zoning and platting ordinances and applicable state law.
· Prepare presentations as needed.
· Assist with special projects as assigned to include the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
·Requires a Bachelor’s Degree
·Minimum of two (2) years of related experience
·A valid driver's license is required. Successful out of state candidates must be able to obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of hire
·Must be able to assimilate information of varying types from a wide range of sources; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication and technical writing; create and interpret maps; maintain a large database of information; operate a computer or similar technology using standard word processing, spreadsheet, data inquiry, graphics and presentation software, email and calendaring, and planning and zoning software, including geographic information systems (GIS).
·Must be able to comprehend and interpret technical manuals and ordinances; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, city officials, outside consultants, and the general public; work in a fast-paced environment and be detail-oriented; complete projects in a timely manner with minimal edits; demonstrate exceptional customer service skills; skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing while working with interruptions and changes in priorities; and work independently while exercising exceedingly high levels of good judgment, tact, and diplomacy.
The City offers an excellent benefit package that includes:
·Texas Municipal Retirement System – the City offers a 2 to 1 match. Each employee automatically contributes 6% of their total compensation. The City matches 2 dollars for every 1 dollar you contribute.
·Medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.
·Vacation – 88+ hours per year
·Personal leave – 40 hours per year
·Sick leave – 96 hours per year
·Voluntary 457b deferred compensation plan
·Seven (7) Holidays
·Flexible Spending Account
·City Employee Health & Wellness Clinic & City Employee Fitness Center
·Learning & Development Academy
·Tuition Reimbursement Programs
·Employee Recognition Programs
Basis of Rating
Application review and the City may also conduct additional skill assessment tests, in addition to the panel interview.
Selected applicants must be able to pass a background investigation and a pre-employment drug test.
Any position that lists a minimum qualification for education level and/or license/certification will require the applicant to provide proof of documentation if selected for hire into the position with the City of Corpus Christi.
In the event of an emergency, employees are required to work to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services.
This position is classified as "Safety Sensitive". All employees in safety sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing, pursuant to City policy, HR 15.0 Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Job opening will close on:
March 3, 2017