The average pay for an Urban And Regional Planner with Adobe InDesign skills is $19.08 per hour.
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Job Description for Urban and Regional Planner
An urban regional planner works in the urban planning field. They create plans for the purpose of optimizing efficiency and effectiveness of a community’s land and infrastructure. For example, some urban planners focus on zoning and land use requirements, while others focus on sidewalk design and streetlight installation to optimize traffic flow. Other areas of emphasis include transportation systems (e.g., railways), urban development, and environmental reclamation.Read More...
Urban planners are primarily employed by a local government, such as a city or county government. These government employees work in an office setting in teams with other urban planners and policy experts. This job is not political and is considered a part of the civil service. However, some urban planners are are hired by developers, private property owners, and private planning firms. These employers may need to follow government zoning rulings, and having an urban planner on staff can help them navigate these process and understand government rules. Urban and regional planners typically work during regular business hours, although overtime may be needed as deadlines approach for projects.
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is typically the minimum educational requirement for this position, and some employers may require a graduate degree with a specialized focus. Typically, the urban planner must have an understanding of relevant economic concepts and public policy ideas as well. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- Develop long and short term plans for land use, growth, maintenance, and revitalization.
- Monitor relevant legislation and ensure compliance of all projects with federal, state, and local regulations.
- Assist and make recommendations on funding allocations for programs or transportation projects.
- Develop, design, and implement studies on transportation, air quality, housing, and population, and analyze and report on results.
- Address social, economic, environmental, and health problems by making recommendations location improvements or zoning regulations.
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