Planner II (Two Openings)

The Department of Development seeks qualified candidates to fill two Planner II positions in the Planning Division. The Planning Division values diversity in our workforce. As stated by the Mayor’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, our aim is to reflect the diversity of the citizens that makeup the population of the City of Columbus.

The Planner II positions will focus on neighborhood and general city planning, which may include the following tasks: community engagement and facilitation; development review; data gathering, mapping and analysis; infrastructure coordination; and research and writing.

Candidates should be organized, dependable and detail oriented, and preferred candidates will have the following:

- Strong communication skills: writing, interpersonal, and public speaking.

- Technical skills, including a working knowledge of ArcGIS, Excel, Tableau, etc.

- General knowledge of architecture and urban design, with the ability to review site plans and building elevations.

Minimum qualifications are a master's degree in urban planning or a related field and one year of related professional experience, or a bachelor's degree and two years of experience. For more details and to respond to the posting, please visit

City of Columbus, Ohio
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