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Planner I-Short-Range/GIS Technician

August 4, 2022 by ehorne

Website City of Idaho Falls

Beginning of pay range is $20.11/hour

Performs a variety of working level professional and technical duties related to short-range Planning and Zoning.  Performs a variety of duties designed to expedite the processing of projects affecting Planning and Zoning.  Assists with long-range Planning and Zoning issues.

Serves as a staff adviser to the Planning and Zoning Commission.  Writes and produces staff reports, reasoned statements of relevant criteria and standards, presentations, and other documentation necessary for land use applications such as annexations, initial zonings, rezones, planned unit developments, etc. for Planning and Zoning Commission meetings.  Attends Planning and Zoning meetings and presents necessary findings and facts relevant to applications on the agenda.

Assists in long-range planning duties as required, generally in research, data collection, code development, and some writing and layout.

Performs routine office tasks in designated program areas, including data entry, file management, copying and answering telephone.

Notifies property owners of pending action affecting their or nearby property by composing correspondence.

Assists in maintenance of the department website including posting agendas, minutes, news, information and maps.

Performs related duties as required.

Zoning Administration:

Responsible for the application and administration of the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance as they pertain to current applications for development.

GIS Technician

Responsible for technical GIS functions pertaining to short-range Planning and Zoning activities.

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