Borough of State College
State College, PA
United States
Professional Areas: 
Community Development
GIS / Technology
Land-Use Management
Experience Level: 
Entry Level
AICP Certification: 
$50,000-$63,000 Starting

Location:  State College Municipal Building

Position open until filled.


The Planner has primary responsibility for the development and preparation of plans and reports as well as GIS support for the department. Coordinates activities which will lead to the implementation of these plans, with focus on areas of redevelopment, housing and historic preservation. Aids various authorities, boards and commissions. Work is performed under general supervision with a great deal of latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment based on professional education and previous experience. The Planner works with a high-performing, cross-disciplinary team, with opportunities to significantly impact the future of State College.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in planning, geography, urban studies, public administration or related field; supplemented by some experience in local government planning related activities. Must have technical proficiency in ArcMap version 10 or higher, ArcGIS Pro and Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Adobe InDesign). Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.


Master’s degree planning, urban studies, public administration or a related field, AICP certification, experience with housing and public finance programs including CDBG and HOME and experience in securing grant funding for projects.

Anyone interested in applying for this position must apply online.  The application may be found at the following link:

The posting will remain open until the position is filled.  A complete copy of the job description is available by contacting the HR Department.  E.O.E.

Published on:
May 24, 2019 - 8:38am
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