Location: Cibolo, TX

Senior Planner

Salary: $59,723.22- $89,584.83 (DOE)

Closing: March 26, 2023

The City of Cibolo inviting planning professionals who are interested in a full-time position as a Senior Planner. This exciting position works Monday - Friday during typical business hours as well as occasional evening hours when attending meetings of monthly Boards and Commissions, as well as certain City Council meetings. The Senior Planner will play a critical role in driving our city's growth and development by overseeing its long-term planning initiatives, including the City Plan, special area plans, and other high-profile planning and policy projects. The Senior Planner is responsible for tracking implementation and measures for success of the City’s long-range plans that require interdepartmental coordination related to capital improvements, transportation, parks, and neighborhood projects; overseeing ordinances and policies necessary for implementation; tracking and providing demographics and data related to the City’s growth and development. You will have the opportunity to design public engagement strategies and coordinate citizen participation, complete data analysis, oversee consultant contracts, and draft documents for in-house projects. With your exceptional skills and expertise, you will help shape our city's future, contributing to its continued success and vibrancy. With your exceptional leadership and strategic thinking, you will make a significant impact on the future of our city, contributing to its continued success and prosperity.

Promotes and exhibits the City’s core values in daily behavior – Professional Development, Accountability, Respect, Teamwork, and Integrity.

Your Type
You look for an organization that is guided by core values like Professional Development, Accountability, Respect, Teamwork, and Integrity. You’re attracted to an organization that is made up of extremely passionate and purpose-oriented people. You find excitement in an organization that has a strong vision that is committed to enhancing the quality and characteristic typical of a City of Choice. Your ideal organization is one that has a foundation built on trust and transparency. Engaging in meaningful work that responds to organizational and community needs while staying true to our mission which is to serve our community with professional guidance in urban development by being responsive to current and future needs.  

While salary isn’t everything, you would like to work for organization that offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits dedicated to optimizing a better you! You look for an organization that sees their people as their most valuable asset. Your ideal organization to work for is one that has a philosophy that focuses on investing in their people on both a professional and personal level.   

You admire an organization where everyone’s expertise and skill is valued and expectations for continuing to excel as an organization is shared by all.   You work best in an organization who fosters an environment where you enjoy serving the public and your teammates collaborate and treat each other like family. As a family, we care and respect each other and have each other’s back. We also feel comfortable with being challenged and can engage in healthy debate like family.  

If this seems like your type, keep reading.

Our Type
You are professional and empathetic.  Diligent, take initiative and follow through and follow up with projects. Not easily flustered when tense situations arise but are diplomatic and work hard to diffuse the situation and ensure that they are resolved.   You establish and maintain effective working relationships within the organization and the public. Skilled in performing effectively in interpersonal situations, including presentations. Express ideas and compile information in both written and oral form, free of mistakes. You have knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of project management as well as knowledge of contract administration principles and practices and customer service principles and techniques.

Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment is critical for success in the role, as are high levels of accuracy, timeliness and dependability. We are looking for someone who assists in the day-to-day activity of the Long-Range Planning Initiative. You take great pleasure in helping our community, working outside, and imparting your knowledge to the people of Cibolo. You look for training and take advantage of opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills.   

You are a strong manager, patient and professional; you listen and respond to your employee’s needs. You are able to analyze date and prepare reports. You are hard-working and willing to learn. Strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment is critical for success in the role, as are high levels of accuracy, timeliness, and dependability.  If you can do those things and meet the following requirements, we would be happy to speak with you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Urban/Regional/Community Planning, Public Administration, Urban Studies/Affairs, Architecture, Business Administration, or related field; AND at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in long-range planning and/or development services programs; OR any combination of education and experience that results in the applicable skills, knowledge, and abilities is required. An American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification or the ability to obtain one within one (1) year is also required.

Ask Yourself
Do you enjoy working with people? Are you able to manage projects from beginning to end? Are you organized and detail-oriented? Can you manage your time well and prioritize multiple tasks effectively? If so, please consider applying for the Senior Planner today!

How to Apply
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