Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Highly organized and self-motivated City Planner with 5 years of progressive experience in municipal planning/community development primarily in county and city government complemented with expertise knowledge in environmental planning regulations & resources and modern practices & principles of city/urban planning. Profound knowledge in collecting, analyzing, interpreting and presenting environmental, zoning and other city planning data through effective field investigations, surveys and research skills. Extremely competent in engaging project sponsors or stakeholders to address environmental planning activities of water resources; storm water management and sewage treatment programs. Possess strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with the City Council, staff, and residents while efficiently negotiating with government officials, financial institutions and community organizations. Able to effectively develop relationships with municipalities, community stakeholders, regulatory bodies, commissions, local governments, contractors, property owners, fellow workers and the general public. Strong familiarity with Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) programs and Geographic Information System (GIS) applications.

  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of [6 staff members to help create a trail incoprated by the master plan.
  • ArcGIS expertise
  • Zoning and development
  • Local and state codes
  • Land utilization
  • GIS applications
  • Critical thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Planning and Coordination
Work History
10/2020 to Current
Urban Planner,+urban +planner +resume Northshore Lincolnwood, IL,

Reviewed construction plans for zoning conditions and initiate corrective enforcement action as necessary, and draft amendments to city ordinances designed to facilitate community development objectives.

  • Reviewed construction plans for zoning conditions and initiate corrective enforcement action as necessary, and draft amendments to city ordinances designed to facilitate community development objectives.
  • Prepared planning permit applications, planning scheme amendments and general planning submissions to relevant parties in compliance with the City Planning controls, regulations and legislation.
  • Prepared monthly reports for staff recommendations to City Boards and Commissions for new development application; conducted inventories and research of various planning department land use matter and map results though the GIS.
  • Performed long-range city planning, including developing and administering comprehensive master plan; discussed purpose of land use projects, such as transportation, conservation, residential, commercial, industrial, and community use, with planning officials
05/2019 to 10/2021
Intern Urban Planner City Of Dublin, Oh Dublin, OH,
  • Interpreted and applied applicable state, county and local codes, ordinances and regulations; initiated actions necessary to correct deficiencies or violations of regulations.
  • Developed strategies to promote economic and community development or efficient land use consistent with community goals as well as conducted review of various development applications including permits, site plans, variance requests and rezoning.
  • Identified community problems, issues and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning.
08/2019 to 10/2020
GIS Technician City Of Huntsville City, STATE,
  • Researched legal descriptions and survey maps to verify property lines and gather requisite information for mapping.
  • Developed and created GIS maps as requested by implementing ArcMap and analyzing relevant data.
  • Assisted in data management and organization, including vector and raster data.
  • Maintained geospatial data and designed database structures in an SDE environment.
01/2017 to 12/2018
Planning Intern City Of Huntsville City, STATE,
  • Assisted with the preparation, revision and update of the City General Plan, zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance, sign code and other ordinances that relate to City growth and development.
  • Consulted with the public, developers, architects, engineers, realtors, and City officials regarding land use development, sign code, variances, general planning and zoning and subdivision ordinance information.
  • Assessed and prepared reports/recommendations regarding land use, infrastructure improvement, environmental requirements and other matters; analyzed planning issues and determined project schedules and priorities.
  • Attended the Planning Review Meeting for new development represented by various city departments such as engineering, building, power, police, water and sewer and fire departments.
  • Conducted site inspections to determine the projects are in compliance with laws, regulations and ordinances; prepare written project analysis including identifying appropriate land use policy, design issues and environmental requirements.
Expected in
: Urban Planning
Alabama A & M University - Normal, AL
Expected in 12/2016
Associate of Science: General Studies
Alabama A & M University - Normal, AL
  • Succesfully passed the following courses
  • Land Use Planning
  • Planning and Legislative Analysis
  • Studio
  • GIS
  • Economic Development Process

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