Planner I

Monroe County Planning Department
Bloomington, IN
United States
Experience Level: 
Entry Level

Planner I
Monroe County Planning Department
Bloomington, Indiana

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, including: Bike and Pedestrian planning, Historic Preservation and Environmental Conservation

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.
  • Alternative transportation and/or historic preservation training and experience desired.
  • 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 $42,366.00 per year (40 hours per week); exceptional candidates may be hired at 3-year midpoint of $46,577.00
  • 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:

 http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Government/Support/HumanResources/JobOpenings.aspx

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, February 22, 2019, at 4:00 PM.

Published on:
January 18, 2019 - 1:35pm
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