JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
*A town planner's main responsibility is to ease or avoid social, economic and environmental problems within their town of employment.
*They achieve this by making recommendations to local elected officials that reflect the needs of the town.
*Their recommendations for neighborhood sectors or citywide may work to alleviate current problems or they may make proposals for new legislation or buildings.
*When approaching an existing problem planners must identify the root of the problem as well as any related issues.
*When proposing a new facility or regulation it is crucial that planners make recommendations only after extensive research and data collection in order to make suggestions that are in the town's best interest and lessen the chance that problems will arise in the future.
*When making recommendations to local government officials, including zoning, proposals for new public buildings, parks or utilities, town planners should keep in mind the long and short-term goals for the town's growth.
*Another major responsibility of a town planner is to develop these goals, most likely through research and discussions with elected officials.
*In keeping these goals in mind, planners work to ensure that the environment, economy and society are flourishing as the town grows.
*Understanding population trends, to predict the demands that will be made on an area, whether urban or rural
working with other professionals, such as architects, landscape architects, civil engineers, construction managers and surveyors.
*Liaising with the public and Councillors, attending public meetings about planning issues, such as proposals for a new road or school
knowledge of the legal issues associated with land use
making policies and implementing them.
*Working both indoors and outdoors and presenting evidence at meetings
objectively analyzing and evaluating other peoples' evidence.
*Preparing reports and plans relating to a variety of projects – from house extensions to international airports.
*Verbal and written communication skills.
*Team working skills.
*Ability to work on a number of different problems at once.
*Heritage and conservation.
*Planning for houses to create affordable, energy efficient homes
assessing the impact of new transport schemes like new rail links or road proposals.
*Planning renewable energy generation sites like wind farms
redesigning urban spaces to improve safety, reduce traffic and increase the number of green areas.
*Developing parks, woodlands and waterways in a sustainable way
conserving old buildings, archaeological sites and areas of interest.
*Managing waste and working on initiatives to reduce waste production like recycling.
*Developing planning policies for government at a local and national level.
*Making decisions about planning applications.
*Advising the public, businesses and land developers on planning policies, rules and regulations.
*Enforcing planning rules and regulations on building projects
organizing meetings to listen to ideas and hear concerns about planning proposals from local people.
*Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
*Knowledge of local planning policies and procedures.
*Familiarity with CAD software and GIS systems.
*Good organizational and time management skills.
*An interest in how the environment can be used to help communities
sensitivity to different viewpoints.
*The ability to make balanced decisions.
*Research and report writing skills
the ability to work as part of a team
a commitment to your professional development.
Minimum of SSCE/OND/BSC
*Must be physically fit.
*Must have good communication Skills.
MODE OF APPLICATION
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