Senior Planner

Village of Royal Palm Beach

Royal Palm Beach, FL United States

Responsible for advance-level professional planning work and managing projects to completion. Areas of assignment may include: zoning, land use and comprehensive planning including technical and inspection services related to development review, annexation, and capital improvements.  This position also provides technical support to the Engineering and Community Development Departments and presents development applications before various Village Boards.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning, or closely related field
  • Prefer Master’s degree in Urban/Regional Planning;
  • At least two (2) years of experience in planning.  
  • Any related combination of training and experience
  • AICP certified or ability to be certified.
  • Review, research, field inspect, analyze and writes staff reports, with staff recommendations, findings and conditions, for various types of development applications.  Interact with applicants to suggest improvement and/or modification of development applications to better comply with Village ordinances and standards.
  • Present reports and recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Commission and other committees and groups as required.
  • Assist applicants and the general public with interpretation of adopted development regulations and standards, and provide information about the development review process.  
  • Assists with the formulation and implementation of planning studies and projects.
  • Assists with formulating and implementing the Village’s Comprehensive Plan and preparing revisions to the appropriate elements based on research and analyze of social, economic and physical factors.
  • Reviews the impact of development projects and their functional relationships among their internal and external elements such as structures, signage, vehicular use areas, on-site improvements, pedestrian movement, landscaping, aesthetic quality, environmental conditions and other appropriate design elements.  
  • Updates planning databases annually.
  • Reviews building permits for consistency with development orders and the Village Code.
  • Reviews, interprets, and reconciles legal property documents and exhibits as necessary.

The Village of Royal Palm Beach is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must apply online to be considered.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$66,900 - $83,000

Contact Information

Monika Bowles
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