City Planner I « The City of Lakewood, Ohio -
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City Planner I

The City Planner I assists with the City’s planning and assists the department director in leading the City’s long and short range planning efforts. Examples of functions include: duties related to the Architectural Board of Review, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, the Heritage Advisory Board, the Citizens Advisory Committee and other empowered Boards; overseeing the development and implementation of various projects, studies and/or programs; coordinating, overseeing and facilitating the operations of commercial development and housing strategies; resolving problems and interpreting guidelines and regulations; reconciling various payments and expenditures; writing and reviewing various planning studies and reports; and assisting property owners, developers, etc., on matters relating to the City’s planning, community and economic development programs and policies.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or related field; and

0-2 years of related experience; or

Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses and Certifications:

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) (desirable)

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Associate (desirable) or

Comparable professional licensure

How to Apply:

Candidates should complete an application at and attach a resume.  This position is open until filled.