Dearborn County, Indiana, a suburban community of approximately 50,000 situated on the western edge of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, is currently seeking a motivated, team-oriented Assistant Community Planner. This member of the Department of Planning & Zoning:
Assists the Planning Director with the coordination and facilitation of long-range planning initiatives within the County—including updating community Comprehensive Plans
Serves as a primary responder to inquiries from the public on zoning and subdivision control regulations—providing quick, accurate, and courteous customer service
Administers, reviews, and approves Improvement Location Permit applications, Certified Surveys, and Minor Site Plan Reviews
Maintains the Town Planning & Zoning websites
Provides grant-writing and project management assistance to community entities
Enforces the zoning-related ordinances by investigating and taking proper to ensure (consistent) compliance—and works closely with the Code Enforcement Officer in this effort
The ideal candidate will have a background in community planning and development and will demonstrate that he / she has an exceptional ability to develop positive relationships with a variety of community, business, and government organizations. In addition, the candidate should be proficient with computer software such as ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, FrontPage, Adobe and Photoshop.
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in urban planning or a closely-related field is required. A minimum of 6 months of professional work experience in the planning field is preferred.
$38,500 - $42,000 annually (for a full year of work); includes excellent benefits package
Dearborn County Provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
*Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume by (Friday) March 6th , 2020 to:
Mark McCormack, Director of Planning & Zoning, Dearborn County Plan Commission
165 Mary Street, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
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