Urban Planner II

City of Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL United States

The Development Services Department’s Urban Design and Planning Division is seeking an Urban Planner II. The Urban Planner II assists in current and long-range urban planning efforts, including land development review and analysis, and planning studies in support of new and updated programs and regulations.

Essential Functions:
• Provides information, guidance, and advice to applicants and the general public in response to inquiries regarding land use, zoning, platting, development applications, and other planning matters
• Receives, reviews for completion, and processes development applications including evaluation of site plans, subdivision plats, rezoning applications, right-of-way vacations and  other land development proposals; ensures applications conform with the City's development code, master plans, planning principles and the Comprehensive Plan
• Performs research, field analysis, investigation of land use, zoning patterns, and neighborhood characteristics; assists in the preparation of associated community outreach efforts, work products, and presentations
• Conducts studies; develops various maps, graphics, text and illustrative materials used in reports and presentations with the aid of applicable computer software applications
• Assists with collecting, assembling, summarizing, and analyzing basic data involved in planning, such as land use, population, economic characteristics, traffic, services, historic preservation, land development, and other factors pertinent to a master planning or a comprehensive planning program
• Conducts field surveys to assess context of development projects, may perform analysis on housing, business, commercial, and industrial development to assist with studies and staff report analysis
• Prepares written recommendations; writes memorandums; makes case presentations
• Represents the Department in an advisory capacity at neighborhood, city departments and outside agency meetings and meetings of boards, committees and the City Commission

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range
$61,574 - $95,445

Contact Information

Jody Blake
700 NW 19 Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
Resource URL
(954) 828-5244