Heritage Resources Planner (planner Iii)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$68,720.08 - $114,533.12 Annually
Posted
Oct 10, 2020
Closes
Oct 24, 2020
Ref
20-01648
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Serves as a senior heritage resources planner responsible for managing or performing complex heritage resources planning and surveying activities including developing related land use and policy recommendations. Also serves as staff liaison to the Board-appointed Architectural Review Board. Researches heritage resources existing conditions, land use, and planning and zoning information to be used in special studies, development review analysis and plan amendments. Prepares a variety of written materials including heritage resource assessments, research reports, staff reports, planning studies and evaluations, and public hearing items. Formulates work programs, and serves as team leader on consultant and staff studies. Acts as liaison to citizen task forces or other stakeholder groups. Makes presentations to senior staff, Architectural Review Board, History Commission, Planning Commission, Board of Supervisors, and task forces and citizens groups. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QULIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")
graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a planning related field; plus four years of experience in a planning-related field, preferably in the specific area of assignment. A master's degree may be substituted for one year of the required experience. The years of experience should include a minimum of three years of experience in the specific area of assignment, e.g., zoning evaluation, zoning administration, zoning enforcement, public facility, environmental and/or land use planning.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in historic preservation or planning or closely related field. Progressively responsible professional experience in heritage resources planning. Strong abilities in project management and written and oral communications. Ability to handle multiple deadlines. Experience using word processing, database and GIS software. Experience working in a local government planning office and supporting public boards and commissions. Experience with Section 106 review, and local, state and national historic registers.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position is primarily sedentary; however, employee may be required to do some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items under 15 pounds in weight. Work assignments may also require that the employee make site visits and inspections. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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