County Planner

Douglas County is accepting applications for a County Planner position with the Zoning and Codes Department. Candidates must be self-motivated and possess problem solving as well as communication skills. This position works closely with communities countywide as well as internal departments and townships. The ideal candidate requires advanced knowledge of planning and zoning, including assisting the public in the processing of routine requests for information regarding the development process and procedures. Independent judgment is required. This position requires initiative to assure assignments and deadlines are met. Ideal candidates will possess AICP certification or be able to become certified within one year of employment.


A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required and two years of professional experience in rural or urban planning or architecture is preferred. A combination of education and experience may be substituted. Applicants must pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license. Salary range is $28.96 to $35.85/hour, depending on experience, with excellent benefits. Submit application by 5:00 PM, Friday, October 8, 2021 on-line at www.douglascountyks.org/employment. EOE.



Job Requirements:

Candidates must be self-motivated and possess problem solving as well as communication skills. This position works closely with communities countywide as well as internal departments and townships. The ideal candidate requires advanced knowledge of planning and zoning, including assisting the public in the processing of routine requests for information regarding the development process and procedures. Independent judgment is required. This position requires initiative to assure assignments and deadlines are met. Ideal candidates will possess AICP certification or be able to become certified within one year of employment. 


A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required and two years of professional experience in rural or urban planning or architecture is preferred. A combination of education and experience may be substituted. 

Posted
09/12/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Lawrence, KS 66046, US