Urban Planner Resume Samples

An Urban Planner also called the city planner, recommends locations for roads, schools, and other infrastructure to help local officials solve economic, social, and environmental problems. Roles and responsibilities relating to the post are listed on the Urban Planner Resume as – preparing plans and studies; conducting inspections, preparing site approval documents; coordinating with other local governments; creating and interpreting maps and diagrams; meeting with public officials and the public, and recommending approval or denial of proposals. Other duties include – doing city management and waste management, preparing slum improvement programs, and conserving historical sites.

Common skills include the following – a lot of specific knowledge and experience; flexibility, strong ability to interact with members of the public, strong leadership skills; the ability to review a lot of data from environmental studies, market studies, and population demographics; and strong communication skills. A Master’s degree in urban or regional planning is generally required.

Urban Planner Resume example

Urban Planner Resume

Objective : Responsible for Providing staff assistance and support to the Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission, Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals, and also Providing staff assistance and support for one-stop-shop.

Skills : Urban Planning, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Created proposal to upgrade the pedestrian network level in the Al-Khaleej neighborhood and revitalized the recreation zone.
    2. Designed proposals for a residential area for members of the faculty of Jubail Industrial College.
    3. Reviewed the preliminary plans and designs of housing units for the Maaden Company housing project at Al-Mutrafiah neighborhood in Jubail Industrial City.
    4. Reviewed and improved the Expansion Proposal for Al-Mouwasat hospital at Jubail Industrial City.
    5. Investigated and developed the master plan of the housing area for Maaden Company in Jubail Industrial City.
    6. Developed and improved the layout of Dareen Friday mosque and Al-Khaleej daily mosque.
    7. Assisted the group who inspect and review the architectural drawings for expanding existing housing units.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Urban Planner Resume

Objective : Urban Planner with 5 years of experience in managing and operating the department's Geographic Information System; digitizing new streets, subdivisions, and infrastructure to base map to reflect current street system; updating census bureau maps manually and electronically; creating and maintaining various databases and files.

Skills : Civil 3d, Autocad, Revit, 3dmax, Skechup.

Description :

    1. Received applications for building permits and land use applications.
    2. Reviewed applications for completeness and compliance with ordinances and codes.
    3. Expedited and made more efficient the construction and land development process.
    4. Supervised the policy and process of annexing land into corporate limits.
    5. Used Research methods, customer service, data entry skills, worked efficiently with computer programs.
    6. Responded to inquiries relating to flood plain, demographic, zoning, and planning based information.
    7. Prepared and reviewed all paperwork prior to submission for city council agenda.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Urban Planner Resume

Objective : Hardworking, organized, Urban Planner professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Comprehensive Planning, EnerGov, Zoning And Land Use, Data Analysis Cluster.

Description :

    1. Provided support in determining optimal use of the city's land and resources.
    2. Conducted engineering site reviews for Riverdale area developments.
    3. Performed windshield surveys to assess community needs to direct potential re-zoning efforts.
    4. Survey available properties using GIS data.
    5. Updated ordinances and regulations for city amendments.
    6. Respond to requests for information and interpretation related to the City's Development Code, rules, policies, procedures, and regulations.
    7. Advised applicants and citizens on current property zoning status.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Public Policy

Urban Planner Resume

Objective : Seeking an Urban Planner position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsft Office, Management Skills, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Successfully engaged in recruiting new retail businesses and assisted existing businesses in expansion.
    2. Recommended and administered policies, procedures, and priorities for all service areas and allocated resources accordingly.
    3. Improved government efficiency by contracting out certain services to private providers.
    4. Conducted effective employee performance evaluations and mentored those with less experience.
    5. Negotiated and implemented pre-contract agreements prior to the issue and approval of formal contract documents.
    6. Assisted in the revision of Master Plans and Zoning Ordinances.
    7. Coordinated meetings and conducted fieldwork with various departments, private developers, professional engineers, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Public Administration In Political Science

Urban Planner Resume

Objective : Responsible for Creating maps utilizing the GIS and data maintained in spreadsheets; converting data from one spreadsheet system to another, capture electronic GIS maps, and converts to various other graphic file formats for printing and presentation purposes.

Skills : Outlook, Excel, Access, Windows XP, Powerpoint, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Provided professional and technical assistance to other City Departments.
    2. Maintained records and prepared periodic special reports.
    3. Delivered oral presentations before various community boards.
    4. Approved commercial site plans, research projects, blueprints, and permits in addition to onsite inspections once approved.
    5. Scheduled meetings with developers, architects, general public to ensure their proposals were in compliance with the Unified Development Ordinance.
    6. Helped customers with their proposals if feasible, Able to help people that were not sure of how to deal with city government and projects.
    7. Came out of the meeting feeling assured.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Urban Planner Resume

Objective : Urban Planner with 3 years of experience in Participating in long-range project and neighborhood planning including, participating in development, drafting, and implementation of long-range, project, and neighborhood planning strategies, participating in organizing and implementing neighborhood workshops, and making neighborhood and community presentations.

Skills : Autocad, GIS, Microsoft Office, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro.

Description :

    1. Prepared and assisted in the update of the City's localized Master Plan.
    2. Compiled and reviewed staff report information with planning staff and interested parties.
    3. Researched, compiled, and interpreted planning-related data.
    4. Coordinated and conducted fieldwork with numerous City departments, developers, engineers, etc.
    5. Coordinated the annexation of land.
    6. Prepared all materials necessary for annexation.
    7. Insured that the annexation of property is in compliance with all governing regulations and policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Public Administration

Urban Planner Resume

Summary : A highly motivated detail oriented Energy Efficiency Expert, Urban Planner, and Architectural Engineer with 12 + years' experience in design and drafting. Proficient in mapping and drafting software such as AutoCAD, GIS ArcView, Sketchup and Photoshop, and MS Office. Six credits (graduate level) on Cartography/GIS and 18 credits in data analysis and research methods.

Skills : Auto CADD, Beacon, Softdesk, GIS, Adobe Photoshop, 3D Max, Google SketchUp, Blender, Auto-Turn, Pipe 26, MS Office, And Systat.

Description :

    1. Performed feasibility studies and identified the net buildable area.
    2. Researched, mapped, and analyzed data on conditions such as location, drainage, and location of structures for environmental reports and landscaping plans.
    3. Designed site plans, specifications, cost estimates for land development, and coordinated assignment.
    4. Coordinated forest conservation plans and performed natural resource inventories.
    5. Analyzed blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
    6. Conferred with clients, local government, local residents, and engineering personnel on the overall program.
    7. Evaluated architectural elements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.Sc. In Environmental Science

Urban Planner Resume

Headline : Certified Urban Planner that is skilled in urban development, project management, and governmental and public interactions. Involved in determining the future physical arrangement and condition of development, the fulfillment of those requirements, and proposals for constructional, legal, and financial programs to implement the plan for project approval and permitting.

Skills : Adobe Suite, ESRI, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Duties included providing urban planning expertise, as well as research and writing for presentations and technical projects.
    2. Identified, researched, and presented projects across the U.S.
    3. Researched and drafted a background paper on the transportation issues facing NYC, specifically congestion and bridge toll pricing strategies.
    4. Managed and submitted environmental compliance documentation (EAS) to the NYC Department of Planning for the project's approval.
    5. Resited 1,500 residential units Produced over 500 computer-generated color exhibits and renderings (CAD).
    6. Discussed with planning officials the purpose of land use projects, such as transportation, conservation, residential, commercial, industrial, or community use.
    7. Presented matters pertaining to land use regulation to the city council, planning commission, landowners, the general public, and associated professionals.
    8. Utilized county records to prepare reports, make recommendations, identify historic ownership information, and resolve land use and ownership disputes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Urban Planner Resume

Headline : Responding to public and outside departmental requests for census information; analyzing census data and locally generated data to identify current trends and neighborhood characteristics.

Skills :  Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Autocad, SketchUp.

Description :

    1. Strategic planned specialized in most general planning and development planning projects of different scales in urban and rural areas.
    2. Communicated and presented to clients and business partners.
    3. Composed and edited official planning report.
    4. Prepared project bidding package.
    5. Coordinated with different departments and team members on project-related meetings and business travel.
    6. Mentored interns.
    7. Coordinated with government agencies to obtain proper permits for land development.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Urban Planner Resume

Summary : Urban Planner with diverse experience of 15 years in multiple sectors of urban development projects including design and construction of King Faisal Air Academy, Land Development and Infrastructure for industrial and community development, Waterfront Development, Public Schools, Health Facilities, Home Ownership Programs, Excavation / Dredging for recreational facilities and Civic-and-Cultural center.

Skills : Land Use, GIS, Zoning, Plan Review, Negotiations, Right Of Way, Site Acquisitions, Planning, Project Coordination, Project Management, Easements, Budgeting, Due Diligence, Document Review, Permitting, Zoning, Public Speaking, Project Planning.

Description :

    1. Delivered development/redevelopment services to the stakeholders of the City of Rosenberg and its extraterritorial jurisdiction.
    2. Reviewed subdivision and construction applications for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and existing development agreements.
    3. Facilitated inter-departmental development review meetings.
    4. Utilized ESRI suite to create maps of varying size, scale, and complexity to identify relationships between adjoining parcels, jurisdictional boundaries, land uses, and easements.
    5. Assisted department director in fiscal year budget preparation.
    6. Supervised interns and co-ops.
    7. Coordinate and prepare design progress report.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED