The primary purpose of the Planner II position in the Current Planning Division is to perform professional city planning functions related to land use applications such as rezonings; conditional use permits; street closures; subdivision variances; site and subdivision plan reviews; planned unit development (PUD) creation, deviation and modifications; special exceptions and variances. The Planner II-Development Review serves as a project manager for the City and provides professional analysis and makes action recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council in discretionary land use decisions. In the case of administrative approvals, the Planner II reviews the applications and plans for adherence to all applicable city codes and ordinances. The Planner II acts as a facilitator between various city departments and the applicant. The Planner II also serves as an information contact for the general public on land use related issues and assists the Comprehensive Planning Division as necessary on special projects. Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of, and/or outside of, their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies. Emergency operations support work and work locations may be outside of normal job duties. Work is performed under the supervision of the Current Planning Administrator.