Under general direction, is responsible for performing a variety of complex level planning work related to community development/reinvestment and housing policy, including directing and coordinating municipal planning programs and projects, researching, analyzing and interpreting data. Exercises functional supervision over assigned staff.
This position is a "grant funded" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
Essential Job Functions:
Provides staff support for boards and commissions tied to housing policy such as the Mayor's Housing Policy Task Force, Housing Commission and the San Antonio Housing Trust.
Provides staff for the Request for Applications - Resolutions of Support or No Objection process for Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Low Income Housing Tax Credit applications.
Provides staff support for the development of affordable housing policies.
Responsible for developing maps utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for departmental use.
Plans, organizes, coordinates and participates in major long-range or current municipal planning projects and activities.
Initiates complex planning studies, community development projects, development applications and reviews consultant proposals.
Reviews and processes plan amendments, rezonings, annexations, site plans and plats.
Develops project budgets, administers bidding process and verifies contract expenditures and compliance.
Oversees field inspections to gather data relevant to development review process and to verify development projects comply with approved plans.
Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social and economic issues.
Provides professional planning assistance to member communities on varied land use projects.
Evaluates and oversees preparation and reproduction of publications issued by the Planning Department.
Schedules and coordinates staff participation and attendance at public meetings.
Finalizes recommendations for other City Departments on planning or land development issues.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Three (3) years increasingly responsible urban planning experience.
This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Master's Degree in Urban Planning or closely related field.
At least one (1) year of experience with ArcGIS.
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