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Urban Design Intern

Gould Evans is seeking a part-time urban design intern to work as part of our collaborative design studios. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is seeking to gain intellectual insight into the planning and design challenges for the built environment, as well as an opportunity to work in varied stages of design. Ideal candidate would be enrolled in a college or university, with a passion for urbanism studying landscape architecture, urban planning or creative design course of study; have strong graphic, mapping, visualization skills; and have a highly visual portfolio.

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Planner/Senior Planner

Salary
Hiring range for Planner is in the high 30's to low 40's annually DOQ, Senior Planner is mid 40's annually DOQ, plus an excellent benefit package.

Description
Lee's Summit provides an ideal opportunity for a planning professional interested in becoming part of a dynamic customer service based development team. The position will be responsible for research and assistance in updating the Comprehensive Plan, developing long range land use plans associated with the Comprehensive Plan, assisting in the development of specific corridor plans including the production and presentation of prospective land use/development scenarios by electronic means, assisting in the research, production and presentation of zoning ordinance amendments, and assisting in demographic and development research, data analysis, preparation of statistical reports, mapping and computerized graphic visualization.

Requirements
Requirements for Planner include a Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning or a related field with two years of municipal planning experience, or a Master's Degree with one year municipal experience. Senior Planner requirements include a Master's Degree in Urban Planning or a related field with 5 years of municipal planning experience and AICP certification. The successful individual must be energetic, organized, highly motivated and possess exceptional customer service and computer skills. Must be knowledgeable in the interpretation of zoning and land use codes and ordinances and have knowledge and skills in the use of ArcGIS and development of land use visualization.

How to apply
An application form must be completed (please include detailed resume). Click here to download the Application Form. You can also obtain an application from Human Resources. The application can either be faxed, mailed, or submitted in person at City Hall.