PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To provide professional planning services to the public, the Tulsa Metropolitan
Area Planning Commission (TMAPC), City Council and various entities at the City of Tulsa.
Serve as support for small area planning, PlaniTulsa update and enhancements, plan implementation and tracking and destination district programs
Assist in coordinating inclusive, collaborative and meaningful public engagement efforts in the community to facilitate the development of plans
Assist in plan development to address citizen concerns through meaningful and implementable plan recommendations
Participate in the writing and development of plan documents
Conduct research in specific or varied project areas and compile, compute, and present planning data Assist in implementation efforts of adopted plans
Use, interpret and prepare maps, plans, charts, or other graphic illustrations
Analyze a variety of planning issues and develop and present reports and recommendations in public meetings
Write project-related reports and prepare working papers and other correspondence
Manage the public hearing process for planning initiatives
Assist in the design and implementation of planning programs
Speak effectively at community, neighborhood or other public meetings
Answer inquiries from the public regarding planning initiatives
Lead and/or assist in other planning initiatives as assigned
Must possess knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning, community research and statistical analysis; knowledge of the techniques of planning research; considerable knowledge of economic, social, health and/or physical needs of an urban community; and good knowledge of physical design as applied to city planning. Must have the ability to carry planning assignments to completion through the formulation of creative planning solutions; ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare comprehensive technical reports; ability to interpret laws and regulations; ability to work collaboratively with a wide array of individuals from various backgrounds; and must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and GIS.
Minimum requirement: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Urban Planning or related field and at least one year of relevant experience in Urban Planning or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Annual salary starting at $40,000 – $46,000, although specific compensation based on candidate’s qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package included.
Please submit cover letter and resume to Personnel Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.