Clark County, NV PLANNING TECHNICIAN in Las Vegas, Nevada

PLANNING TECHNICIAN

Salary

$39,748.80 - $61,547.20 Annually

Location

Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type

PERMANENT

Department

Public Works

Job Number

14959A

Closing

Continuous

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ABOUT THE POSITION

This position performs complex technical and/or specialized office support work which requires the exercise of independent judgment, the application of technical skills and knowledge of detailed or specialized activities. Provides information in person or over the phone to the public or to County staff that requires the use of judgment and the interpretation of policies, procedures and regulations. Explains and enforces provisions of County codes, applicable laws and regulations, and other policies and standards to potential applicants and the public.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school AND two (2) years of full-time experience in planning or related field.

Working Conditions: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.

Licensing and Certification: Specified positions must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Explains provisions of County codes, applicable laws and regulations, and other policies and standards to potential applicants and the public; answers telephone and counter inquiries regarding County and local governmental ordinances and requirements. Researches and reviews plans for ordinance regulations; provides specific information to engineers, architects, contractors, developers, property owners, etc. regarding codes, regulations and procedures in area of expertise. Reviews minor subdivision plans for conformity to codes and regulations; processes routine plans and applications. Researches applications for variances, rezoning, specific plan amendments, subdivision maps, annexations, use permits, and related zoning/planning and regulation items. Monitor status of development applications. Organizes, maintains, and purges various departmental files. Inputs and retrieves technical, engineering, legal and planning information into/from computer databases. Drafts and revises maps. Prepares and types correspondence, reports, forms, specialized documents using a computer. May be assigned to prepare reports and correspondence. Researches technical data involving demographic statistics, regulations, codes, etc. Investigates and reports on applications for zoning variances and use permits. Inputs and retrieves technical, engineering, legal and planning information into/from computer databases. Receives and processes applications for variances, rezoning, specific plan amendments, subdivision maps, annexations, use permits, and related zoning/planning and regulation items. Reviews construction plans and business license applications for conformity to codes and regulations; processes routine plans and applications, variances, use permits, and business licenses. Monitors status of development applications from acceptance to issuance of final permit. Makes field surveys and investigations related to planning and zoning projects or requests. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; may drive a motor vehicle to attend meetings and inspect property sites.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect development sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax

CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/ EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER