City Planner

City of New Orleans
30) semester per week $56,488 Per year LA New Orleans City Planning, 1300 Perdido St #7, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States


Kind of Work

Responsible professional work in directing one or more technical phases of urban planning, including making surveys, analyzing data, and preparing recommendations on social, economic and environmental issues; and related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications


Permanent Status with the City of New Orleans as an Associate City Planner


one year of experience in that classification.

(Original Entrance)

Successful completion of thirty (30) semester hours in a Master's Degree program in Urban and Regional Planning or a closely related field.*


A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university* 


one year of professional planning experience.

The Department of Civil Service reserves the right to determine what is considered to be a closely related field.

*Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.

Kind of Examination

A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%.  All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however, credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years.
This is a promotional and original entrance examination.