Department of Planning and Development seeks a City Planner III

Organizational Overview:

The Department of Planning and Development works in collaboration with communities to promote, plan, preserve, and develop successful neighborhoods for all. Reaching these goals requires city agencies to work together with residents, businesses, developers, advocates, funders, and each other. Planning and Development has a team of agencies that do just that.

Position Overview:

The City Planner II role will conduct detailed research and analysis and make planning recommendations. This is planning work at the full performance level in the area of specialty. Work involves conducting detailed research and analysis and making planning recommendations. This class differs from the next lower level class in the series in the responsibility for planning and in the complexity of the elements of large projects or smaller self-contained projects, which require the exercise of a high degree of independent judgment.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a higher-level city planner.

Some must-haves for this role: 

Knowledge of the scope and objectives of city planning 

Skill in Microsoft Office Suite, GIS Mapping Software, and Adobe Creative Suite  

Passion for community engagement and promoting equality for all Philadelphia neighborhoods 

Completion of a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university in a planning-related field and two years of technical city planning experience in architectural design, urban design, streetscape design, site planning OR 

Any equivalent combination of education and experience that will be determined by the Office of Human Resources to be equivalent to the specified degree requirement 

     We are committed to building a team that represents Philadelphia. Black, Indigenous, Latino/a/x, Asian, and other people of color, immigrants, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people who are differently abled or neurodiverse are encouraged to apply!

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The application is available HERE