Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK 73501

Job Title: SENIOR PLANNER One (1) position available
Announcement #:     2261                                   

Location:  Community Services Department / Planning Division
Salary Range:  $54,558.40 to $84,926.40 DOQ
Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed every 14 days until filled
Status:                    Full-time  

Position Purpose

Provides a variety of routine and complex, technical and professional work in the current and/or long range planning of the city and development and implementation of land use, transportation and subdivision and related policies, programs and regulations.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Applicant should have considerable knowledge of the urban planning process including the development and adoption of short and long range plans; federal regulations for transportation planning programs and processes as they relate to metropolitan planning organizations; zoning and subdivision laws; skill in the operation of basic office equipment and computer software; and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and establish effective working relationships.   Emphasis on long range and transportation planning; Ensure state and federal regulations supporting the Lawton Metropolitan Planning Organization (LMPO) are met. Supervises the administration and implementation of transportation, transit and air quality planning grants. Prepares division/LMPO budgets and monitor expenditures throughout implementation and to include preparation and processing of reimbursement claims to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, meeting all state and federal requirements. Provides staff support to the LMPO and various other boards, authorities and commissions. Provides information on long range transportation applications, ordinances, codes, state and federal statutes, plans, and related programs, services or regulations to community groups and interested persons. Evaluates air quality and environmental information and recommend mitigation measures. Performs complex assignments with responsibility for project development, establishing priorities, developing time lines, evaluating work assigned to staff, and assuring quality, accuracy, and completion of products. Coordinates and manage planning consultant contracts.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in land use planning, urban planning, public administration, or closely related field and 10 years experience in municipal planning; at least 6 of which were in a supervisory capacity, with additional education substituting on a year for year basis for the required experience. Possession of a valid driver’s license




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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.