Planner I

Planner I

City of Bellingham

Position provides information and assistance to the public on land use and planning issues. Reviews permit applications for compliance with land use codes and regulations. Performs field inspections for compliance with permits and codes. Investigates complaints of code violations and conducts enforcement. Prepares and presents reports in a public hearing context on individual land use applications. Incumbents research and gather field and other information for use in the planning process. This position is represented by a union; union membership is required within 30 days of employment.
· Bachelor's degree in urban planning or related field OR a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field plus one year of planning experience
· Knowledge of planning principles and practices required. Experience in the field of planning preferred.
· A combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered.
· May require a valid Washington State driver's license with good driving record. If required, candidates must submit a
three-year driving abstract prior to hire.
· Willingness and ability to frequently attend and participate in evening meetings.

Related Link: City of Bellingham Human Resources

For more information contact:

Human Resources City of Bellingham
City of Bellingham
210 Lottie St
WA 98225

Phone: (360) 676-6960
Fax: (360) 738-7363
Email: [email protected]

Posted November 16, 2007

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