Associate Planner

Job Title: Associate Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Mt. Vernon, IA

The City of Mt. Vernon, a community of 4,506, is a progressive and historic community situated in southeast Linn County.  The associate planner is the planning and zoning administrator for the City, and provides administrative and technical support for the sidewalk, alley, GIS and other special programs.  The associate planner will work with all factions of city government, attend public meetings, and interact with the general public on multiple municipal projects. 

The successful candidate will have a general knowledge of PC operating systems (word, excel, etc.) and ArcView GIS.  Candidates will possess the ability to conduct independent research, write professional reports and provide accurate information to the public.

Must have bachelor’s degree with one (1) year of technical training and study in planning, public policy, engineering, or political science (preferred).  Internships/studios may be considered in lieu of the one (1) year experience.  Ability to maintain valid Iowa Driver’s license.

Resumes will be accepted until May 25, 2018.


Chris Nosbisch, A.I.C.P.

City Administrator

City of Mt. Vernon

213 First St. NW.

Mt. Vernon, IA  52314

[email protected]