Planner 1

City of League City

League City, TX United States

The Planner I position is the entry-level position within professional planning. A bachelor's degree is required. The position involves professional-level duties and judgment, and some routine administrative tasks. This position level receives considerable supervision from Planner III/Senior Planners.

Example of Duties

  • Develops planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans, programs and regulations
  • Reviews or assists in the review of moderately difficult development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans, and regulations
  • Prepares and presents detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies
  • Collects a variety of statistical data and prepare reports and maps on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates
  • Evaluates or assists in the evaluation of rezonings, ordinance amendments, site plans, special use permits, variances and other proposals
  • Acts as liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans
  • Coordinates community review of public and private development projects
  • Provides information to the public regarding development regulations
  • Assists in resolving citizen and customer issues
  • Oversees the work of consultants and interns
  • Conducts field evaluations and assessments
  • May be required to attend evening meetings
  • Other duties as assigned depending on work load.


Minimum Qualifications

  • The Planner I position requires a Bachelor's degree in urban planning, architecture, geography, or related area of study.
  • One year of planning experience is preferred.
  • Any combination of education, training, and experience, which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities needed for this position, may be substituted or evaluated at the discretion of the City.  
Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$54,808.10 - $79,471.75 Annually

Contact Information

Kris Carpenter
300 W Walker St., League City, Texas
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