Regional Planner

Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission

West Burlington, IA United States

Background:
The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission is seeking highly motivated individuals with backgrounds in urban planning, community and regional planning, landscape architecture, geography, leadership, public administration, public affairs, political science, or related field to fill a full-time Regional Planner position.  This position will perform work under the direction of the Assistant Director.   General duties will include GIS data collection and mapping, data collection and analysis, preparing planning documents, zoning and subdivision ordinance updates and enforcement, grant writing, grant administration, project management, assisting other planning staff, and other duties as needed.   Compensation range is between $40,000 and $48,000 dependent on educational background and any prior experience with excellent benefits package.    Benefits package includes 2 options for health insurance plans, dental insurance, optional vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, Iowa state pension plan IPERS, optional 457 retirement investment plan, paid time off, holidays, and flexible work scheduling.


Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Completion of a four-year undergraduate program or graduate program in urban planning, community and regional planning, landscape architecture, geography, leadership, public administration, public affairs, political science, or a related field (experience may substitute work experience for degree)
  • One to three years professional planning experience, through full-time employment or internship,
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must take responsibility and ownership for assigned projects
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate via online platforms including Zoom and Microsoft Teams
  • Flexibility and desire to work on a variety of planning related projects
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, ESRI ArcGIS, and Adobe products
     

Letter of Interest and Resumes

For full consideration submit a letter of interest and resume by e-mail to sjones@seirpc.com or by mail to:

 

Sherri Jones

Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission

Regional Planner Position

211 N Gear Avenue, Suite 100

West Burlington, IA 52655

 

Letters of interest and resumes must be submitted by Wednesday, March 6, 2024.  For additional information please call 319-753-4322.  EOE/AA

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
--
Specialty
Academia
Salary Range
$40,000 - $48,000 based on education & experience

Contact Information

Sherri Jones
Address
211 N Gear Avenue Suite 100
West Burlington, IA
52655
United States
Email
sjones@seirpc.com
Phone
3197534322