PAY: $49,233 – $61,546
Supports the operations of the Planning Division by providing staff support to the Planning Board and assisting in the design and implementation of planning studies, planning research and graphic materials. Creates and maintains map layers using automated GIS tools. Performs technical reviews and analyze applications submitted to the Planning Board for completeness and conformance with the City Code requirements. Assists in formatting, publishing, and distributing site maps that deal with existing and proposed community planning programs or site plan identification, that requires use of GIS, Google Earth, and other map-making software.
Bachelor’s Degree in urban or regional planning, architecture, urban design, geography or related discipline. Successful completion of high school or college level course works in GIS and computer aided drafting. Experience in reviewing and processing land use, taxation or other documents for identification and recording purposes utilizing computer aided drafting and geometry. Two (2) years of experience in urban planning or a related field. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO