Ogden City Corporation
  • 08-Aug-2018 to 22-Aug-2018 (MST)
  • Planning
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $24.06 to $32.87
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for Benefits


To perform professional level work in the field of city and urban planning; and to provide expertise in future visioning, land use regulation development, site analysis and review and provide information, education and assistance to the development community, citizens and officials dealing with all the aspects of the planning profession. Receives direction from the Planning Manager. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level staff.



Five years of increasingly responsible experience in urban planning. Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public administration, landscape architecture or a related field. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver's license. AICP is desired.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100 and IS700 within three months of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position.



  • Promote and follow the City's mission statement, values and expectations.
  • Confer with and advise architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers and the general public regarding City development policies and standards.
  • Compile information and make recommendations on special studies and prepare planning reports.
  • Review development proposals and applications for compliance with appropriate regulations and policies; prepare and present reports on recommendations.
  • Prepare staff reports for the Planning Commission and Landmarks Commission, various committees and advisory boards as directed; undertake research, and prepare reports and maps.
  • Check commercial, industrial and residential development plans to determine if plans will qualify for zone clearances.
  • Collect, record and summarize statistical and demographic information; establish and maintain a comprehensive database.
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints concerning the City's planning function.
  • Research and draft ordinances for review.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.  Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



  • Inspect properties and structures for compliance with current City zoning codes and regulations; recommend improvement and rehabilitation programs; identify corrective actions to be taken by owner.
  • Provide information pertinent to the development of the General Plan; recommend and develop policies and procedures for future zoning, environmental and other issues that impact City growth and expansion.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Basic principles and practices of urban planning and development.
  • Basic site planning and architectural design techniques and methods.
  • Basic computer functions and programs including GIS.
  • Technical report writing.
  • Modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment including a computer.
  • Current literature, information sources and research techniques in the field of urban planning.
  • Knowledge of laws underlying general plans, zoning and land divisions.
  • Knowledge of applicable environmental laws and regulations. Understand current literature, information sources and research techniques in the field of urban planning.
  • Experience interpretation planning and zoning programs to the general public.
  • Experience analyzing and compiling technical and statistical information and prepare reports.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Respond to difficult and sensitive public inquiries.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following: sitting for extended periods of time; operating assigned equipment.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual presentation skills as needed for: making observations; communicating with others; reading and writing; operating assigned equipment as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work in an office environment; sustained posture in a seated position for prolonged periods of time. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to life and or move up to 20 lbs.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range 48 - $1,924.11 to $2,629.24 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). Typically hire at minimum. This position is eligible for benefits.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Wednesday, August 22, 2018. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.




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