Senior Planner

City of New Port Richey, FL

Job Details

  • Job Function: Other; Non-Department Head
  • Salary: $47,840 - $66,560. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 14,911
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  • Where: 5919 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: Feb 6 2018


Do you enjoy working with fun people on exciting projects? This is the job for you! The City of New Port Richey’s award-winning Development Department wants to hire you as a Senior Planner if are professional, motivated and productive.

Working for a local government offers many different opportunities to improve the overall City. You will be administering the Comprehensive Plan and writing amendments to the Code to advance higher standards. This is a highly visible position that requires exceptional customer service skills to promote the City as a customer-friendly environment. We need analytical thinkers and problem-solvers to work on the Development team and with other City employees. Engaging in negotiations with developers and property owners is an essential component to the job. Excellent writing and presentation skills are a must to create regulations and promote them to the community and decision makers. We use Microsoft Office and GIS to generate our reports. Our “dream employee” will have experience in land development code amendments, historic preservation, urban design and landscape design with a Master's Degree from an accredited institution in city and regional planning and eight years of progressively responsible local government planning experience. Apply now and tell us how you can help us “build a better tomorrow, starting today”.

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Full-time exempt position. Annual salary range $47,840 to $66,560.