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Clearfield Planning Tech

September 14, 2020 by Judi Pickell

  • Full Time
  • Utah

Website Clearfield City

invites applications for the position of:
Planning Technician
SALARY: $15.85 Hourly
DATE: 09/10/20
DATE: 09/23/20 10:59 PM
Provides information to the public and assists with city planning activities relating
to zoning, site planning, subdivisions, business licensing, and support for other
long range planning matters. Provides development process and planning
commission support. Provides public noticing and outreach support.
Works under the general supervision of the Senior Planner and Community
Development Director.
Responds to and assists the general public regarding the development process.
Connects inquiries with appropriate staff for further review.
Provides counter, telephone, and email assistance for citizens, developers, and
contractors, in explaining and coordinating the development review process.
Organizes and coordinates handouts and information disseminated to the public
concerning zoning and land use development.
Prepares meeting packets; compiles information and documentation related to
agenda items, including maps, letters, reports, etc,; Prepares agendas, site
notices, and delivers site notices and agendas.
Assists with current and long range city planning activities relating to zoning, site
planning, subdivisions, conditional uses, business licensing, and other matters as
assigned; Acts as a technical assistant to Clearfield City staff, and the Planning
Commission by providing data, reviewing applications, and keeping files on
agenda items.
Reviews building permit applications, property addresses and property address
affidavits; review individual requests to determine conformity with current city
codes and ordinances, including compliance with zoning, subdivision, sign, and
other Clearfield City Land Use Ordinances; receives and reviews development
applications to determine completeness and verifies and collects appropriate fees.
Performs initial plan and application checking; determines compliance with
application checklists, municipal codes, zoning districts and zoning requirements;
orients permit recipient to various documents, regulations and related processes
and procedures to be encountered through the land use entitlement process.
Reviews site plans and subdivisions and coordinates information between the
applicants and other city department; delivers plans to the City Engineer and
other agencies as necessary.
Prepares maps and graphic materials and assists in writing development plans,
ordinances, and reports;
performs research and conducts field investigations for agenda items and other
planning related tasks.
Conducts field investigations of constructions projects, insuring compliance with
city land use ordinance standards for final approval.
Assures that proper legal documents are recorded with the county related to
subdivision plats, annexations plats, and all ordinances pertaining to vacations
and documents related to development such as development agreements and
declarations of homeowners associations.
Delivers documents for recording with the Davis County Recorder’s office and
assures completeness of said documents.
Update code books to reflect changes in zoning ordinances and regulations;
updates zoning maps; updates city website with current application materials,
ordinance standards, contact information, etc.; works with City Recorder to
update online ordinance changes for codification.
Assist with Clearfield City Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) efforts in
preparing notices, compiling reports, gathering information, performing research,
and other needs as assigned.
Participate in a variety of special projects as assigned.
Perform other duties as required.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from high school AND
Two years of post-secondary education in planning, geography, or a related
field. AND
One to two years of experience in performing such duties as permit
processing, ordinance enforcement, technical planning, or a field that would
demonstrate an understanding of planning concepts and the land use
development process. OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Qualifications:
Must possess a valid State of Utah driver’s license
Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic understanding of land use planning principles and concepts. Basic Ability to
maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of
work activities; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
knowledge of computer equipment and programs including ArcGIS, Word, Excel,
etc.; ability to maintain files, records, and reports; Skill in document composition;
ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently; ability to prepare and present
technical reports; ability to plan and organize comprehensive research studies;
knowledge and application of various statistical methods; knowledge of current
planning issues and trends; and ability to apply zoning, subdivision, sign and
other ordinances; provide high quality customer service.
Work Environment:
A constant need for viewing plans, documents, ordinances, maps, etc.; verbal
interaction and listening skills necessary to deal effectively with the public. Tasks
require a variety of physical activities related to walking, standing, stooping,
sitting, reaching, etc. Talking, hearing and seeing required in the daily
performance of job duties. Mental application utilizes memory for details,
emotional stability and discriminating thinking and creative problem solving.
Periodic travel required in the course of performing portions of job functions.
Frequent local area travel required in the normal course of performing job duties.
Position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
55 S State Street
Clearfield, UT 84015
Position #092020-307

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