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City of Lincoln/Lancaster County – Planner I – Development Review

Provides professional planning support in the Planning Department’s Development Review Division.

Nature of Work/Examples of Work Performed

Provides information and assistance to the general public and the development community on a daily basis.

Review and analyze land use proposals based upon established zoning and subdivision regulations and design standards.

Prepare professional staff reports; and make recommendations to elected and appointed officials.  

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities & Skills/Desirable Training & Experience

Strong verbal communications and written skills with the interpersonal skills required to work with the public are paramount.

Some planning experience or completion of graduate studies with a master’s degree in city, regional or urban planning is desired.

Minimum Qualifications/Necessary Special Requirements

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in planning or in one of the related social or engineering sciences; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

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