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Job listing City of Detroit: Supervisory Planner

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Supervisory Planner IV (Design and Development Review)

$84,461.00 - $110,775.00 Annually
Closing 7/21/2019

Provides design leadership; manages design consultant teams, intergovernmental partnerships, private partnership, operating budgets and project deadlines. Supervises development and design review work; helps establish and clarify processes surrounding development review in support of city goals for equitable and high quality design and economic development.

  • Coordinates Planning's work with that of businesses, investors (Invest Detroit) and developers to leverage investments and maximize efficiencies;
  • Oversees the daily operation of the department's Design and Development Review;
  • Tracks and resolves issues identified through the Design and Development Review process
  • Supports the Community Benefits Ordinance Process as it relates to Design and Development Review
Specific Responsibilities will include:
  • Coordinate and attend design meetings;
  • Facilitate design workshops;
  • Draft design review reports;
  • Track review schedules and monitor progress and delays
  • Support CBO development reviews
  • Help bring projects through permitting, including re-zoning, as required
Master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course of work in urban studies, city planning, environmental planning, architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation, or other related field of study

Must have a minimum of five (5) years total experience: Four (4) years of direct experience in development and/or development reviews and one (1) year in a supervisory capacity over planning professionals.

License / Certificates
Possession of a certification sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) may be required.

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