Has anyone ever held one of these Community Planner positions with the Fed?
As a professional, serves as a supervisor providing direction, organization, and control over assigned employees Communicates and coordinates environmental issues with higher headquarters, regulatory agencies, other installation units, community officials, etc Plans and directs the development and execution of the environmental budget, and preparation of planning, programming, and budgeting system (PPBS) documentation in support of environmental planning Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees, develops performance standards and rates employees, interviews candidates for subordinate positions, recommends, hiring, promotion or reassignments, takes disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, identifies developmental and training needs of employees, and provides and/or arranges for needed development and training Provides a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation Addresses subordinate¿s concerns, whether perceived or real, and follows up with appropriate action to correct or eliminate tension in the workplace Supports the agency's EEO program.
Performs professional community planning work in a developmental capacity in support of an Air Force installation. Acquires competencies of the community planning occupation to design, develop, evaluate, manage, and implement component plans of the Base Comprehensive Plan (BCP), including area development and site plans, environmental studies and assessments, and economic analysis. Utilizes Geographic Information System (GIS) and Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software and project tracking programs in the development of comprehensive planning products.
There's nearly 100 of them but most, if not all, are on air force bases. Are these nightmare jobs? How much urban planning does one do?