Applications for the following positions may ONLY be downloaded by following the links below. Please complete the application online and print it; if you do not have available internet access or the ability to print the application, you may visit any branch of the Lafayette Public Library System to use the public computers. For additional information, please call (337) 291-8330.
CLASS TITLE: PLANNER I (PLANNING)
MINIMUM STARTING PAY: HOURLY - $18.17-$22.71/DOE, MONTHLY - $3,149-$3,936/DOE
PURPOSE AND NATURE OF WORK
Position is responsible for researching, analyzing, and reporting on various planning projects and programs as part of the Comprehensive Plan. Incumbents are also involved with formulating, modifying and administering current and/or long-range master plans. Essential functions include: the provision of staff support related to planning projects, completion of research projects, data compilation including survey (questionnaire) work and lands records research, field evaluations and assessments, demographic analysis, grants administration, public outreach, public meeting facilitation, preparation of maps, charts, and planning reports, and the performance of other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, or a closely related field; or any combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Strong data and GIS skills preferred.
TYPE OF EXAMINATION
Examination will be a rating of education and experience through a structured interview.
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: FIRST 15 RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2021, NOON!!