City of Richmond, Texas
  • Richmond, TX, USA
  • Full Time


At the City of Richmond, we honor our history and maintain an open mind to new ideas and ways of maintaining and improving our service levels. The City is looking for employees who are committed to public service and possess a willingness to be challenged. The Planning Department is currently recruiting for "Planner I".


The Planner I is an entry-level position that is primarily responsible for review of cases that are of low to moderate complexity such as subdivision and site plan development proposals. The incumbent will interact and coordinate with Planner II and Planning Director as well as other City Departments as necessary; provide written and verbal information to Planning Director and committees as directed; and participate in various special projects and studies as assigned.


Formal Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning or related field from an accredited school or university.

Relatable Work Experience:

Any experience that exposed the candidate to public sector urban planning (such as coursework, government internships, job shadowing, or the like) is preferred.

Additional relevant work experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above knowledge; skills and education requirements may be substituted in lieu of specific education requirements.

Training (License and/or Certification):

Texas Class C driver's license.

Membership in American Planning Association (APA) is preferred.


Application: Qualified applicants may view the full job description below and complete a job application online. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the completed application. If your application is incomplete or does not clearly show the experience and or training required, your application may not be accepted. Offers of employment are contingent upon the results of a pre-employment-controlled substance screening, physical examination, education verification, and background check which may include criminal history reports, driver's license verification, State fingerprint screening, and/or credit history check. The first review of applications is on May 27th. This position is open until filled and may close at any time.

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