Planner II

City of Solon

The Planning and Community Development Department has an opening for the full-time position of Planner II. The Planner II works under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning and Community Development and will participate in the following activities: review of residential and commercial site plans and construction drawings for compliance with zoning code requirements; performing research and writing of reports relating to various planning and construction issues; performing GIS analysis and preparing maps utilizing ESRI ArcMap 10.7; answering questions of the general public and guiding applicants through the planning and building permit approval process; assisting with grant applications; participating in the City Master Plan update process; and providing other municipal planning functions, as required. The successful candidate must have strong research, communication, computer and public interaction skills and a sound understanding of planning and land use regulation processes. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a four year accredited college or university in Urban and Regional Planning, Land Use Planning, Public Administration, or a closely related field and including 3 years’ experience in an agency performing planning and zoning functions is required. AICP professional certification, or the ability to acquire such certification, is preferred. The position is slotted at Grade G on the Solon Wage scale with a starting salary ranging between $42,567 and $53,208 depending upon relevant qualifications and level of experience. Interested candidates must submit an application, letter of interest and resume online by visiting the City of Solon website at Click on “Apply Online” or visit the Human Resources webpage for more information. Applications must be completed and submitted by MONDAY JUNE 24, 2019. All applications submitted are deemed to be a public record. The City of Solon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status in employment or provision of services. Individuals applying and requiring special accommodations regarding disabilities should contact the Human Resources Department.

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