Assistant Planner

Dearborn County

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 Qualifications: 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. Salary: $38,500 - $42,000 annually (for a full year of work); includes excellent benefits package Contact: *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 E-mail: Website:

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