City Planning Aides

Job Summary

Responsible for culling data from sources such as reports, files, investigations, field studies, and maps to create planning studies for infrastructure.

Primary responsibilities

  • Pull information from maps, reports, and investigations to create reports and projects about city planning initiatives.
  • Handle various public inquiries.
  • Maintain and update files and records.
  • Keep land use data and stats updated.
  • Create maps.
  • Process zoning and project permits.
  • Process project applications.
  • Analyze code violations and assess punishments.
  • Go over plans for small development permits.
  • Conduct interviews, surveys and site inspections concerning factors that affect land usage, such as zoning, traffic flow and housing.
  • Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research.
  • Prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.
  • Conduct extensive research and data assimilation.
  • Perform data entry and other clerical duties, such as transcription, proofreading, editing, and revising.
  • Accurately summarize or interpret information/data from maps, reports, investigations, and books.
  • Utilize computer automated geographic information systems used in urban and regional planning.
  • Prepare narrative reports, using statistics, charts, and graphs to illustrate planning in areas such as population, land use, or zoning.
  • Coordinate interviews and conduct field surveys of traffic flow, parking, housing, educational facilities, recreation, zoning, and/or other conditions which affect land usage.

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