Planner III

City of Austin - Watershed Protection Department

Austin, TX United States

The City of Austin Watershed Protection Department is hiring for a Planner III to join the department’s Planning Division.

The mission of the Watershed Protection Department (WPD) is to protect lives, property, and the environment by reducing the impact of flooding, erosion, and water pollution. WPD is looking for an individual who will be passionate about advancing our mission through innovative and effective community engagement.

The Planner III will lead community engagement efforts and public communication for the Planning Division of WPD. The Planning Division works on a variety of initiatives including the Watershed Protection Master Plan, WPD’s capital improvement program, watershed code and criteria development, and other city and regional planning efforts. This position will help the Planning Division ensure that a wide range of stakeholders understand and are engaged in these processes. The Planner III will help identify relevant audiences, plan and implement public involvement strategies, and coordinate with other departmental staff to provide information to the public. This position will take a lead role in crafting the division’s public messaging on a wide range of complex topics.

Apply by Monday, May 25 at:

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Communications and Engagement
Salary Range
$24.82 – $32.26 per hour

Contact Information

Andrea Bates
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