City & Regional Planning Aides


Compile data from various sources, such as maps, reports, and field and file investigations, for use by city planner in making planning studies.
Also called: Community Planner, Planning Assistant, Planning Technician

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Math and Science
  • geography

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Geographic information system GIS software
    Data base user interface and query software
  • dBASE
  • Microsoft Access
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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