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City of Lancaster Seeking Planning Intern

Primary Duties/Projects:
Assisting with routine Planning Bureau tasks including plan filing, assisting with Planning Commission, data entry, attending occasional evening meetings, and other associated clerical tasks; initiating next steps on Climate Action Plan; policy research; assisting Regenerate Lancaster; other project specific tasks that may arise.

Supervisor: Douglas Smith, Senior Planner
Start Date: As soon as schedule allows for successful intern candidate
End Date: May 1, 2020
Scope: 15 – 20 hours per week for a minimum of 3 months.
Salary Rate: $12-15/hour, commensurate with experience.

Learning goals:
Subdivision and land development process; municipal operations climate change mitigation; public/private efforts around climate change; local government regulations.

Office:
Community Planning & Economic Development, City Hall
120 N. Duke St., 3rd Floor

Desired Qualifications:
Preferably a recently completed undergraduate degree or higher; coursework in environmental science, environmental policy, public policy, public health, urban studies, government, landscape architecture, architecture, engineering, or other related fields.

Desired Skills: Self-starter and independent; exceptional at writing and reading comprehension; keen attention to detail; a strong interest in local government, development, or environmental policy; familiarity with Microsoft Suite, especially Excel; experience with GIS or Adobe Suite is a plus.

Please visit the original listing to apply online or download a paper application.
Applications due by November 30, 2019.