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City Planners plan for the use of land in cities, recommending placements of various infrastructures like schools or roads. Sample resumes in this field indicate duties such as preparing and presenting reports on issues regarding planning and development, zoning, amendments of the zoning code, requests for special exceptions, variances, and waivers; and preparing site plans for streetscape improvements and commercial revitalization projects. A master's degree in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban design, or geography is a requirement on the resumes of City Planners. Licensure is not required by many states, but it is an option.

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Senior Landscape Architect & City Planner

Directed multiple landscape architecture and city planning engagements with team of up to 18 professionals. Prepared site master plans in accordance with client specifications. Presented proposals and coordinated solution implementation. Administered large-scale project budgets.

  • Led site inventory, analysis, synthesis, and master plan design for the City of Memphis and their re-development of Airport Airways Boulevard encompassing 25 square blocks of abandoned manufacturing plants and military facilities.
  • Enhanced design process for the Tuskegee Institute campus master plan, leading to improvements in pedestrian and vehicular traffic flows.
  • Developed site master plan for Limestone College mixed-use parcels that included educational, commercial, hospitality, industrial, and residential structures.
  • Designed innovative, functional, and aesthetically pleasing site master plan for the Salvation Army Headquarters that included hardscapes and softscapes.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
Drafting Technology
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
City & Regional Planning
2

City Planner

Secured and administered several Community Development Block Grants, Enterprise Zone Credits and an Economic Development Administration grant for business and community development.

  • Coordinated the local efforts to locate and fund the development of a Lake Superior marina in Silver Bay in cooperation with State and Federal entities. Secured funding and implemented the development of a Lake Superior Marina and boat access and related picnic grounds and park.
  • Initiated and implemented a downtown master plan which resulted in several million dollars of new private development.
  • Chaired a regional housing initiative in cooperation with the IRRRB that eventually created over $5 million dollars worth of new housing in our region.
  • Coordinated local, state and federal governmental entities in a successful effort to locate the first Minnesota Veterans Nursing Home to an outstate community.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Leadership And Hibbing Chamber Leadership Training
3

Senior Registered Landscape Architect & City Planner

Directed multiple landscape architecture and city planning engagements with team of up to 18 professionals. Prepared site master plans in accordance with client specifications. Presented proposals and coordinated solution implementation. Administered large-scale project budgets.

  • Led site inventory, analysis, synthesis, and master plan design for the City of Memphis and their re-development of Airport Airways Boulevard encompassing 25 square blocks of abandoned manufacturing plants and military facilities.
  • Enhanced design process for the Tuskegee Institute campus master plan, leading to improvements in pedestrian and vehicular traffic flows.
  • Developed site master plan for Limestone College mixed-use parcels that included educational, commercial, hospitality, industrial, and residential structures.
  • Designed innovative, functional, and aesthetically pleasing site master plan for the Salvation Army Headquarters that included hardscapes and softscapes.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
Drafting Technology
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
City & Regional Planning
4

City Planner

Provided professional and technical urban planning responsibilities for the Planning Division for the [company name].

  • Assisted in the development of City policy and procedures for urban redevelopment, development review and capital project coordination.
  • Reviewed and processed complex land development applications, including amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan, annexations, project development plans and zoning applications.
  • Coordinated development proposals from Fort Collins, Larimer County and the Federal Government.
  • Facilitated neighborhood and public meetings for development applications.
  • Prepared staff presentations to the Planning and Zoning Board and City Council.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Landscape Architecture
5

Head City Planner, City Planning Analyst

Inventory planning of 80+ deals a week for Groupon's largest & most competitive market, guiding a team of 30 sales executives to provide customers with an engaging mix of deals based on price, category, and location.

  • Optimize profit and revenue by managing deal mix and structure, identifying patterns and trends in consumer behavior, and effectively communicating market needs to the sales team. Monitor daily, weekly, and monthly performance on a deal by deal basis, projecting performance and addressing pipeline weaknesses.
  • Executed strategies including cross-market merchandising, seasonal promotions, and analysis of subscriber demographics, past deal performance, and buyer patterns to best allocate deal inventory & achieve month over month growth.
  • Communicated effectively with other departments including Editorial, Merchant Services, and Product Development on best practices in planning needs and goals, troubleshoot obstacles, and continually work to deliver the right offers, to the right subscribers, at the right time.
  • Currently responsible for a ~$6MM monthly revenue goal, achieving a 60% year over year growth since my placement on NYC from June of 2011.
  • In 2010, began career at Groupon as City Planning Analyst for several smaller Northeast markets & successfully launched Providence, Hartford, Fairfield, Worcester, & Portland. Quickly moved to medium sized markets North Jersey, Long Island, & Westchester, and was promoted to New York City in June of 2011.
  • Recently became department liaison & launched Groupon Reserve- Groupon's high end luxury site for elite merchants in top 10 markets.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
French Immersion
6

City Planner

Assisted the planning Director in every aspect of planning.

  • Devised population projections, demographic and housing studies.
  • Acted as Zoning Administrator where zoning review, code enforcement was practiced and recommendations made to the Zoning Board of Adjustments.
  • Reviewed certifies, subdivision plats and site plans.
  • Administrated federal grants programs, community development, land use studies and land use.
  • Manipulated graphs, updated maps, and enforced subdivision regulations.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Master of Arts
Th D
7

City Planner

Managed city library parking lot design and renovation project.

  • Managed city entrance sign design and installation project.
  • Coordinated volunteer projects in city parks.
  • Administrated land use, zoning, variance, conditional use permit and other planning requests.
  • Communicated as staff liaison with the Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Developed reports and recommendations, and made presentations to commissions and councils.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Landscape Architecture
MA
Public Administration
8

City Planner Intern

Conducted research on various transportation initiatives

  • Researched innovative transportation techniques and drafted policy memos
  • Performed bicycle feasibility studies
  • Assist city planners in acquiring, recording, database management, and interpreting data
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Civil Engineering
9

City Planner Intern

Created a basemap for the entire [company name], which was later implemented by the city to facilitate the future plans for urban development within the city

  • Used a Trimble Unit to acquire the waypoints for the flowlines and monuments
  • Exported/Imported the data to ArcGIS application
  • Created a cartographic map of Newman including a street and land use layers
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Geography
Geology
10

City Planner

  • Surveyed site for new senior citizen community
  • Proposed locations for senior housing
  • Assisted in the planning process for several communities
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Landscape Architecture / Latino Studies
MS
Urban And Regional Planning

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