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City Planners

City Planners - Physical Demands

Urban and regional planners frequently:

  • Sit for long periods of time.

It is important for urban and regional planners to be able to:

  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand the speech of another person.
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away.

It is not as important, but still necessary, for urban and regional planners to be able to:

  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
  • Determine the distance between objects.
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.
  • Focus on one source of sound and ignore others.
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  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls.
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place.
  • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.