This is a management position responsible for overseeing a variety of programs and activities of Planning Divisions and provides lead supervision and advanced level professional planning services in the areas of advanced planning, current planning, and public information; and to provide responsible assistance to higher level management staff. This is the advanced journey level class in the Planner series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Employees perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series. Employees at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to the assigned Planning Department area. An incumbent in this classification exercises independent judgment and discretion not of a routine or clerical nature and will have skills in coordinating efforts across departments and outside entities and will be results-driven.
An incumbent in this classification demonstrates strong ethical, professional, and service-oriented leadership and interpersonal skills; sets a good example; and correctly applies the tenets of the municipality’s Code of Ethics and Values.