CHARACTERISTICS: This position is under the direct supervision of the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the Director of the Commission. The Land Use Planner must understand and be able to explain the County’s development standards to the general public.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in geography, land use planning, city planning, urban planning, public administration, business administration, architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation or a related field. Previous internship or job experience in land use planning, real estate or government preferred.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: The Planner must be highly detailed and organized, have a desire to work with citizens and possess the ability to explain regulations to applicants so they understand development procedures and successfully complete projects. Responsibilities include taking and processing a variety of applications, preparing public hearing packets, producing maps and graphics to illustrate proposals, perform site visits and develop knowledge of public records maintained by government offices to evaluate development proposals. Requires working with surveyors, engineers, developers, real estate agents, elected officials, government employees, property owners and neighbors of proposals. The planner must review subdivision plats and development plans for compliance with the Development Guidance System Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations. The planner must be able to interpret flood maps and aerial photographs. Skills needed include written & oral communication, Microsoft Office computer skills, ArcGIS mapping. The Planner must attend Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment Public Hearings in the evenings.
The salary for this position will depend on qualifications and experience.
We offer competitive pay and an excellent retirement & benefits package.
Please submit resumes with cover letters, references, college transcripts and work samples or portfolio to:
Hardin County Planning & Development
Director, Adam King, AICP
150 N. Provident Way, Suite 225
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Hopkinsville, KY United States
The Hopkinsville-Christian County Planning Commission, dba Community and Development Services (CDS) is seeking qualified Planners to fill several vacancies.
Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, is a community of approximately 32,000 residents in the City and over 78,000 residents in the County. Located in Western Kentucky, Christian County is the home of the 101st Airborne at Fort Campbell, Kentucky which is located on the Tennessee/Kentucky state line. Only a twenty five (25) minute drive to Lake Barkley and a little over an hour from Nashville, Tennessee. Hopkinsville offers a wide variety of opportunities for individuals wanting a career in Planning.
Community and Development Services is a diverse organization responsible for Planning, Community Development, Code Enforcement, Downtown Revitalization, GIS, Stormwater Management, etc. Staffing levels range from 18-22. CDS has vacancies for the following positions:
PLANNER II. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field with at least three (3) years’ experience or a Master’s Degree in Planning or related field with at least one (1) year of experience. Starting salary range is $40,000 to $50,000 with competitive fringe benefits.
PLANNER I. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field. Starting salary range is $30,000 to $40,000 with competitive fringe benefits.
APPLY. Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) letters of reference on or before October 9, 2020, addressed to Community and Development Services, P.O. Box 1125, Hopkinsville, KY 42241, and designate the position which is being sought or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency (KIPDA) is hiring an Economic Resiliency Planner. This position will lead efforts to implement Economic Development Authority (EDA) COVID-19 Pandemic Response Funding with Economic Development Resiliency and Recovery Plan Goals, linking together the existing Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This position will assist local entities with needs assessment, planning, implementation, and procurement of funding to address the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; performs related duties as required. Grant funding for this position will expire on June 30, 2022.
A full position description can be found here (PDF). Email cover letter, resume and transcripts to email@example.com; deadline to apply is until the position has been filled.
Nashville/Davidson County seeks an Active Transportation Planner to conduct transportation planning in the Planning Department’s Multimodal Transportation section, which works in coordination with the Public Works Department and WeGo Public Transit to implement mobility projects that support and implement long-range plans guiding future growth, development, and preservation. The Multimodal Transportation section, along with Community Plans & Engagement section and Urban Design Studio, is within the Long Range Planning Division of the department.
Read the full position description (PDF format) here.
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