Planning Director

City and Borough of Sitka
Sitka, AK
United States
Professional Areas: 
Code Enforcement
Community Development
Economic Development
Public/Nonprofit Administration
Sustainability Planning
Zoning Administration
Experience Level: 
AICP Certification: 
Annual $84,864 to $100,921 or DOE

Plans, organizes and directs the overall planning, economic development, zoning, community development, land management and related functions within the City and Borough.  Supervise and perform short- and long-range planning, economic research and development, land development and management, zoning review, community development and state and federal grant functions in accordance with assigned responsibilities.  Direct supervision of Planner I.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, State and Federal officials and the public.  Principal duties performed in both a general office environment and at various fieldwork sites.

Application, job description and qualifications are available at   Contact or (907) 747-1816 with any questions.  Next Review on January 12, 2019.   EOE.  Open until filled.


Located in the Alaska Panhandle, and situated on the west coast of Baranof Island, Sitka is renowned for its natural beauty, fishing, and wilderness.  Sitka is a special place to live and work.  As Alaska’s first city and as a cultural heritage site, the community is diverse and rich in tradition and activities: two Hospitals, three high schools, University of Alaska Southeast, summer music festival, Fine-Arts camp, WhaleFest, Alaska Day, Raptor (eagles) Center, a Russian church, and a National Historical Park are just a few of the sights and opportunities.  Sitka offers spectacular and breathtaking settings for outdoor activities. Less than a 2-hour direct flight from Seattle; with all regular public utilities and facilities; cable and satellite T.V.; Recreation Center; high-speed internet access.



Published on:
December 19, 2018 - 11:10am
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