Urban Designer (Principal Planner)
The Urban Designer (Principal Planner)
The Albemarle County Department of Community Development is actively recruiting an Urban Designer (Principal Planner) to join our team. The successful candidate will undertake assignments related to a full range of project management responsibilities in the Department. The primary focus of these responsibilities is to assist the Director and/or their supervisor in the management of policies of the Comprehensive Plan and/or the development review process.
Essential functions and responsibilities of Urban Designer (Principal Planner) include, but are not limited to, the following:
– Oversight of comprehensive and neighborhood planning projects, with emphasis on urban design and community planning, and/or coordination of the Department’s functions in the site plan, architectural review, and subdivision review process;
– Preparation of design guidelines, concept plans and analysis in support of long range planning efforts; Exercises a high level of independence with minimal day-to-day oversight by their supervisor in the execution of their assignments;
– Charged with making management level decisions regarding assigned responsibilities as delegated by their supervisor as necessary or appropriate;
– May manage staff from time to time as necessary for assigned projects;
Performs related tasks as required.