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City of Pittsburgh Planner (Development Review) REPOST in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Planner (Development Review) REPOST

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Planner (Development Review) REPOST

Salary

See Position Description

Location

Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type

CS Non-Competitive, Full Time

Job Number

24-PL2D-01

Department

City Planning

Opening Date

02/12/2024

Closing Date

3/4/2024 4:00 PM Eastern

FLSA

Exempt

Bargaining Unit

09

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

POSITION SUMMARY

Reviews zoning applications for small- to large-scale projects for completeness and compliance with the applicable Zoning Code regulations.

Department : City Planning

Salary : $61,607 per year .

Posting Type : Announcement/Bid

Union : This position is included in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 2719 bargaining unit and will be filled in accordance with the provision of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Union Bid Form : None required . Your application for this position will serve as your union Bid Form.

Civil Service Classification : Non-Competitive

REQUIREMENTS

General Application Requirements :

You must submit or show proof of all of the following at the time of filing your application (unless otherwise indicated below) or your application will be disqualified. Disqualifications based on any of these General Application Requirements are not subject to a Civil Service appeal.

  • Applicants must submit a complete application including education, work experience, a resume (if applicable) and completed supplemental questions.

  • Applicants must become residents of the City of Pittsburgh prior to employment and remain a resident throughout employment.

  • Click here (https://arcg.is/vD5Hn) to view a map of City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

  • Applicants must comply with the City of Pittsburgh's COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

  • A current, valid Class C Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Operator's License is preferred but not required. Written requests for accommodation on the basis of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act will be considered by the Department of Human Resources and Civil Service on an individual basis.

NOTE : If your name appears on the current eligibility list for the position of Planner (Development Review) you do NOT need to re-apply. If you re-apply your application will be disqualified.

NOTE: The City of Pittsburgh, as a matter of policy, conducts pre-employment and promotional background investigations on all candidates being considered for positions. The background investigation includes but is not limited to criminal background, driver's license and City of Pittsburgh real estate tax payments. Candidates may be disqualified from consideration from employment based on the results of their background investigation (as it relates to the job for which the applicant is being considered) .

NOTE : Candidates being considered for employment will be required to submit official transcripts to verify of their post-secondary education (college/university, trade school, etc.) prior to being hired by the City of Pittsburgh. Transcripts must be submitted at the time of any/each job interview you have with the City of Pittsburgh .

Qualifying Requirements:

  • WORK EXPERIENCE: The application must clearly show two (2) years of full-time experience in Architecture, Urban Planning, Plan Review, Urban Design or a related field. (Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis.)

  • EDUCATION/TRAINING: The application must clearly show a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, or a related field. (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training).

  • EQUIVALENCY: Education/training and/or work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis if the application clearly shows the required number of years to meet the Total Qualifying Requirement for this position (based on the sum of work experience and education/training listed above). The Total Qualifying Requirement is six (6) years. (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training).

CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS

If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s). You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position. Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date.

  • Written: None required for this position.

  • Performance: None required for this position.

  • Medical: None required for this position.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Checks applications for Basic Zoning Review and Site Plan Review for completeness.

  • Manages all aspects of the Basic Zoning Review and Site Plan Review processes to review applications for compliance with the applicable Zoning Code regulations. Works with architects, engineers, developers, property owners and the public on these applications.

  • Reviews applications, site plans, surveys, landscape plans, grading plans, deeds, and related documents for compliance with the applicable Zoning Code regulations.

  • Reports to the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission on the outcome of the review process for specific projects.

  • Accesses and collects payments by check, money order, and credit card.

  • Prepares correspondence and reports involving a significant degree of narrative and technical information; prepares and conducts presentations on the same.

  • Establishes and maintains computerized files on applications, land use and zoning activities.

  • Assists in training related lower-level personnel and Interns.

  • Communicates effectively with Planning Department personnel, City departments, City officials, other governmental and agency officials and members of the community to accomplish work objectives.

  • Conducts research as necessary.

  • May assist in designing, coordinating, editing and/or writing copy for departmental publications, reports, flyers, correspondence, etc.

  • May work evenings and weekends.

  • Performs activities and functions of related positions and other related tasks/duties as assigned or required.

Click here (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pittsburgh/classspecs) to view the full job description including knowledge, skills, and abilities and working conditions for this position. Locate and click on the position title to view the complete job description .

Full-time City employees receive a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

  • Pension

  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Vacation

  • Personal Days

    (Benefits may be modified based on collective bargaining unit terms.)

    01

    Do you have (2) years of full-time experience in Architecture, Urban Planning, Plan Review, Urban Design or a related field?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Please describe your experience.

    03

    Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, or a related field?

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    Did you remember to attach your complete resume with this application? If you did not, your application may be disqualified.

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    Did you read and understand that you must submit OFFICIAL documentation to the Department of Human Resources & Civil Service to verify any of your post secondary education/training?

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    The City of Pittsburgh welcomes all applicants, including those who would need to relocate to satisfy the Residency Requirement prior to starting this position. Please elaborate on your plans to relocate to Pittsburgh if you do not already live within the City of Pittsburgh municipality. If you already reside within the City of Pittsburgh, please write N/A.

    07

    Due to the City of Pittsburgh's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the City of Pittsburgh requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Do you agree to provide proof of vaccination if you are selected to fill this position?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

City of Pittsburgh

Address

414 Grant Street Room 431 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15219

Phone

412-255-2710

Website

http://www.pghjobs.net

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