Senior Planner - Citywide Planning

City of San Antonio

San Antonio, TX United States


Under general direction, is responsible for performing complex planning and supervisory work, responsible for the supervision of a section within the City's Planning Department. Responsibilities include the development of recommendations on planning and zoning issues, staffing of boards and committees and the review of work performed by subordinate planners.

100 W Houston, San Antonio, Texas 78205

7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; Includes remote work from home and may include evening and weekend hours to attend community meetings and public hearings.


  • Conducts special studies on projects such as land use and zoning plans. 
  • Conducts updates to the City's Comprehensive Plan and various components of the plan. 
  • Prepares written reports and makes presentations at public and community meetings and boards and commissions. 
  • Provides technical support to boards, commissions and committees. 
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff members. 
  • Oversees the preparation and reproduction of publications issued by the Department. 
  • Makes recommendations to other City Departments. 
  • Responds to requests for information from management, officials and the public. 
  • Reviews, coordinates and evaluates plat and development plan applications. 
  • Plans, organizes and conducts neighborhood meetings with residents of the rezone areas. 
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required. 



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Two (2) years increasingly responsible urban planning experience.
  • One (1) year of supervisory or lead work experience. 


  • Bachelor's degree in city, urban or regional planning, geography, public administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in land use planning.
  • Experience in urban planning.
  • Experience in urban design.
  • Experience in community engagement.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Strong Writing skills.
  • Analytics experience.
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification preferred.
  • Computer skills including knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Suite, and GIS.
  • Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License.

For more information and to submit your application online visit the City of San Antonio's website at:


Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$54,789.80 - $82,185.22 Annually

Contact Information

San Antonio, TX
United States
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