Planning and Development Intern
Champaign, IL 
Posted 18 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job/Internship Description
DescriptionThe City of Champaign seeks two qualified candidates for the position of Intern in the Planning and Development Department. One intern will be focused on zoning administration and one intern will be focused on research.Responsibilities of PositionThe position will work on a variety of planning-related projects performed by the Department. As an intern in this position, you will gain experience on projects including, but not limited to: surveying conditions of the community as it relates to zoning and land use, preparing maps and graphics, conducting general research on planning-related topics, assisting planners with citizen outreach and zoning enforcement, and providing general customer service in the Planning Department.The position is part-time, starting at 20 hours per week with the potential to increase to 40 hours a week throughout the summer depending on conditions. The position will begin May 10, 2021 and conclude in August 2021. The position will be a blend of virtual and in-office work. While some activities may be remote, certain tasks will be performed in person with appropriate PPE and other precautions.Required Qualifications* Current enrollment in an accredited, University-level Urban Planning program.* Current valid driver's license with a good driving record.* Understanding of the basic components of urban planning and zoning.* Effective written and oral communication skills.* Ability to manage projects.Preferred Qualifications* Working knowledge of GIS and graphic software applications, such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign.* Customer service experience.The salary is $11.00 per hour. To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter to Lacey Rains Lowe at no later than Sunday, April 18, 2021.Other InformationThe City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The City of Champaign is committed to promoting a work environment and a community that values and supports diversity and inclusion. Contact the Human Resources Department at (217) ###-#### Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. if you require an accommodation to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process.The following locations offer free Internet access and assistance: Champaign Public Library, Champaign Public Library Douglass Branch, and the Illinois WorkNet Center.Our mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community.These values guide our work:Personal IntegrityWe act in the best interests of the CityWe behave in an ethical and legal mannerWe are open and honestWe follow through on commitmentsWe are loyal to the CityResponsibilityWe anticipate issues, problems, and opportunitiesWe take initiativeWe act to prevent and solve problemsWe take responsibility for the outcome of our actions and decisionsWe hold ourselves and others accountableRespectWe treat others in a fair, courteous, and equitable mannerWe actively listen and seek understandingWe provide a direct responseWe embrace ethnic and cultural diversity in the community and our workplaceWe are positive and cooperativeWe are willing to apologizeTeamworkWe know and respect our roles and responsibilitiesWe ask who needs to be involved and we involve others appropriatelyWe define and agree upon the goalsWe collaborate to achieve organizational goalsWe help others accomplish their goalsWe share authority, responsibility, and creditResultsWe take pride in our workWe complete assignments and projects on time and within budgetWe evaluate outcomes and seek feedback on our performanceWe learn from our mistakesWe innovate


Position No Longer Available
Position Summary
City Of Champaign
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Part Time
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