Principal Planner (Integrated Planning)

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Clark County Environment & Sustainability Department

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Las Vegas, NV, United States

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7 days ago

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$33.03 - $51.23 Hourly


Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

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Environment and Sustainability

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The Clark County Environment & Sustainability Department is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Principal Planner (Integrated Planning) position. This position supervises, reviews, evaluates and assists with the work of professional and technical support staff involved in air quality planning. This position requires the ability to be adaptable to changing circumstances and priorities. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience, value equity and can communicate with diverse groups. Must be a collaborative, open-minded, critical thinker and a resourceful problem solver with the ability to analyze a problem from a variety of perspectives using a wide range of tools.

This is an open and continuous recruitment, scheduling dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive Eligibility list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by Human Resources.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the selection process.


Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree with major course work in city, regional, environmental, transportation or urban planning, public or business administration, or related field AND four (4) years of full-time professional planning experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. An advanced degree in city, regional, or urban planning or another appropriate area and project or functional leadership highly desirable.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.

Licensing and Certification: Specified positions must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. A.I.C.P. certification preferred.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Provides direction, training and work review to professional and/or technical staff on a project or day to day basis; organizes and assigns work, sets priorities, and follows-up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work. Provides input into selection, evaluation, disciplinary and other personnel matters; may counsel employees as required. Coordinates and performs research, administrative and technical activities necessary to achieve planning project or program objectives; has responsibility for one or more specific programmatic areas. Compiles and analyzes information such as population and economic growth estimates, demographic, housing, transportation and land use data. Interprets codes, regulations and policies related to current, long-term, transportation and other specialized planning; assists contractors, developers and others in the interpretation of zoning and related codes. Provides input into and assists in administering specific project, unit and/or program budgets. Coordinates and oversees the work of contract professionals; negotiates and administers consultant contracts. Coordinates and assists in the processing of applications submitted for subdivisions, requests for use and variance permits and other development permits or approvals; reviews plans and other information submitted. Collects and evaluates information related to the application process and recommends approval, disapproval, or alternative approaches; makes site inspections prior to the issuance of building permits. Coordinates and performs evaluations and analyses pertaining to the elements of the General Plan, area plans, transportation plans, environmental assessment reports, implementation, redevelopment, and capital improvement plans, programs, and related municipal ordinances and policies. Prepares reports and recommendations and state and federal applications and documents; confers with personnel from other departments and agencies in coordinating assigned work; meets with representatives of community organizations and other groups to encourage cooperative action or to resolve problems. Makes oral presentations before the planning commission, various boards and committees, community groups and boards of other governmental agencies; assists in compiling agenda items for meetings and follows-up as required after action is taken. Makes special investigations of a technical nature regarding planning projects; prepares reports of conclusions and recommendations. Directs the preparation of and personally prepares maps, charts, models, sketches and other graphic presentations; prepares reports, presentations, correspondence and other written materials. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; specified positions may drive a motor vehicle to attend meetings and inspect property sites.


Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings and inspect development sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

AgencyClark County

Address500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, 3rd Floor
PO Box 551791
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89155-1791



Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $33.03 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 4x10


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location