SALARY: $10.00 PER HOUR
PART-TIME: UP TO 19 HOURS PER WEEK
Cottonwood Heights is accepting applications for an experienced and responsible professional to become a Planning Intern in our Community and Economic Development Department. The Cottonwood Heights’ internship program is geared toward college students seeking to supplement their academic training, and expand their professional knowledge and skills in the community and economic development field. This internship will allow the student or graduate to gain experience in a municipal government setting. Under the supervision of the Community and Economic Development Director, performs entry level professional planning duties. The Planning Intern is responsible for a wide variety of entry level, current and long-range planning activities; assists in organizing, conducting and presenting planning research studies; provides administrative support work in the department in order to become familiar with the overall functions of the department; and performs other related duties as assigned.
The Planning Intern is a temporary, part-time, non-benefitted position in the Community and Economic Development Department. Current or previous study in urban planning or related field is required.
Employment applications are available at www.ch.utah.gov or from the City Office at 1265 East Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights, UT.
Position will be open until December 13, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Cottonwood Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-employment drug testing and background check required
POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL DECEMBER 12, 2013 AT 5:00 P.M.
Salary: $51,882 TO $74,598 and standard benefit package
Status: Full Time
FLSA Code: Non-Exempt
Cottonwood Heights is seeking a dynamic, experienced Senior Planner to join its planning and economic development staff. The ideal candidate thrives on working in a fast-paced, progressive office environment, can exercise moderate to high degree of independence in carrying out assignments as the lead on the development review team, has excellent customer service skills, focuses on solving problems and achieving positive outcomes, and has strong oral and written communication skills. The candidate should also have advanced knowledge of the City’s land use policies and development regulations. A complete job description is attached.
The ideal candidate will offer the following: customer service skills, including working well with applicants, members of the community, board and commission members, and municipal staff; writing and analytical experience, particularly writing analytical reports, findings and conditions; effective economic/community development and planning experience; experience with a variety of project types; understanding of natural and mountain environments; background working with a highly educated citizenry; success building coalitions and negotiating with differing points of view; design expertise for development and design review; innovative and creative approach to planning; and efficient use of time and resources.
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in land-use planning, urban planning, landscape architecture, public administration, or a closely related field, and five (5) years experience in municipal planning; or a master’s degree in land-use planning, urban planning, landscape architecture, public administration, or a closely related field, and four (4) years experience in municipal planning.
APPLICATIONS: Each applicant is required to submit electronically a completed application on the City-provided form and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than December 12, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. No exceptions. Employment applications are available at the end of this job posting or from the city office at 1265 East Fort Union Blvd., Suite 250, Cottonwood Heights, UT. Any questions should be directed to Linda Dunlavy at 801-944-7021.
SUSPENSION OF PROCESS, ETC.: The City reserves the right to reject any and all applicants; to waive any requirement set forth in this Announcement; and to hire anyone as the Manager deemed to be in the City’s best interest, all subject to legal requirements. Any application in response to this Announcement is at the applicant’s sole risk and expense. Although the City anticipates hiring as the Manager one of the applicants responding to this Announcement, there is no guaranty that any responding applicant will be hired.
Pre-employment drug testing and background check required.
Cottonwood Heights is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The city of Cottonwood Heights always takes applications for crossing guards. If you are interested in working as a crossing guard, please fill out the employment application and submit it. It will be kept on file until a position opens up.
Under the supervision of the Crossing Guard Coordinator; guards school crossings during hours when children are going to or coming from school.
No supervision exercised.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintains a sense of responsibility for the safety of students and others utilizing the assigned crossing.
• Directs actions of children and traffic at street intersections and cross walks to ensure safe crossing.
• Escorts children across street.
• Unlocks and activates visual school crossing warning devices.
• Place traffic cones at designated points before going on duty and remove signs at end of shift.
• Communicates professional and effectively with students, parents and others.
• Communicates concerns about developing safety hazards to supervisor.
Job Related Qualifications:
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Must have correctable eyesight of at least 20/40 in both eyes.
• Field of Vision of 70° in the horizontal meridian in each eye.
• Good visual depth perception.
• The ability to recognize the colors of traffic signals and devices showing standard red, green, and amber NOTE: Individuals determined to be color blind will be restricted to crossing intersections without traffic lights.
• Does not have an average hearing loss in the better ear greater than 40 decibels at 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz, and 2,000 Hz with yr without a hearing aid.
• Must be available during school hours.
Work performed during all types of weather conditions. Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree.