Job Opening - City of Lafayette Planner I

The Lafayette, Louisiana Zoning office has an opening for a Planner I

Position is responsible for ensuring that the requirements and regulations of the Lafayette Zoning Ordinance are met. Essential functions include: reading plats, maps, and site plans, performing mathematical calculations to determine required open space, parking, etc., using a wide variety of technology to assist in decision making and records maintenance, researching and analyzing zoning issues, preparing detailed reports and correspondence, and making zoning presentations at public meetings. Strong data and GIS skills preferable. A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Accepting the first 15 completed applications until Monday, September 12, 2016, at noon.

The job listing may be found at the following link:

http://www.lafayettela.gov/civilservice/pages/employmentopenings.aspx

The Application for Employment may be found at the following link:

http://www.lafayettela.gov/CivilService/JobOpenings/CURR%20PLANNER%20I%20Zoning%208%2026%2016.pdf