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Planner II

Johns Creek

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Join our team as a Planner II and make a lasting impact on our growing community!

The City of Johns Creek is seeking a dedicated and experienced Planner II to join our Community Development Department. The Planner II plays a crucial role in ensuring compliance with state planning laws, the City's Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning Ordinance, and other local ordinances. This role offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, interacting with diverse stakeholders and contributing to the city's growth and development.

In this role, you will:

  • Be a first point of contact for planning and zoning inquiries.
  • Review and analyze development applications for compliance with zoning regulations.
  • Prepare informative reports and presentations for diverse audiences, including the Board of Zoning Appeals and Planning Commission.
  • Work collaboratively with the development community to ensure projects meet city standards.
  • Conduct research and analyze data to inform planning decisions.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and update of the City's Comprehensive Plan and zoning code.


Qualifications: Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in City Planning, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Three years of experience in planning and zoning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Solid understanding of planning principles, zoning regulations, and land use theory.
  • Valid Georgia driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Urban Design/ Planning, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Experience with urban design/planning software ( InDesign, Sketch Up, GeoDesign, etc.).

Perks and Benefits:

Competitive salary and benefits package:

Explore outstanding healthcare options and exceptional retirement benefits with the City of Johns Creek! Our comprehensive package includes a generous 12% contribution of your base pay to the 401a plan and a $1 for $1 match up to 5% in the 457(b) retirement plans, potentially totaling up to 22%! Access financial adviser services at no extra cost. We offer competitive wages starting from $2,387.94 to $3,096.18/biweekly. This is an exempt position.

Ready to Elevate Your Career? Apply Today!

The City of Johns Creek is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. Join us in making a difference! Apply now and become a crucial part of our financial success.

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