Planner I

Monroe County Planning Department
Bloomington, IN
United States
AICP Certification: 
Not required

Planner I

Monroe County Planning Department
Bloomington, Indiana

Website: https://www.co.monroe.in.us/department/?structureid=13

Job Description

We’re looking for a creative, educated and dedicated planner to join our team.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Significant responsibilities in comprehensive planning projects (long-range planning)
• Reviewing development proposals (current planning)
• Leading projects and initiatives

SKILLS WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Creative thinking, positive attitude
• Strong commitment to public service and community improvement
• Team orientation and personal accountability

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required: Master’s degree in planning or a closely related field
  • Demonstrable experience in ESRI-based products, including ARC Map, ARC Editor and other GIS-related applications relating to planning and ability to maintain department GIS data and provide related training.
  • Thorough knowledge of fundamental planning issues and concepts, including basic planning theory, urban design, subdivision, environmental issues, growth management, economic development, housing, and transportation.

COMPENSATION:

• Starting salary of $41,658 per year; $45,798.00 after 3 years (40 hours per week).
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and Employees Health Clinic
• Membership in Indiana Public Employees Retirement System
• Free transit pass
• Paid APA dues (including AICP if you're certified)

LIVING IN BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA:

• Home of Indiana University

• Culturally diverse community with vibrant music and arts scene

• Close to parks, nature and bike trails, Lake Monroe, and the Hoosier National Forest

HOW TO APPLY:
Visit the Monroe County website listed below:

https://www.co.monroe.in.us/department/division.php?structureid=123

Submit 1) County Application for Employment; 2) Resume; and 3) References to:

Larry J. Wilson, AICP
Planning Director, Monroe County Planning Department
Monroe County Government Center

501 N. Morton St., Suite 224

Bloomington, IN  47404

Phone: (812) 349-2561
Fax: (812) 349-2967
Email: lwilson@co.monroe.in.us

 

Interviews will begin immediately.  Deadline for Application: Friday, November 30, 2018, at 4:00 PM.

Published on:
November 5, 2018 - 2:44pm
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