Entry Level Planner

Job Title: Entry Level Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Fort Dodge, IA

MIDAS Council of Governments, a six-county regional planning agency in northwest Iowa seeks qualified applicants for an entry-level Planner position.  This position is responsible for grant writing and administration, compliance reports, plan development, technical assistance and administrative services to member cities and counties.

Applicants must be able to work with multiple task assignments and meet established deadlines. Prefer applicants have a working knowledge of ArcGIS as well as familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel. The position requires travel and night meetings. 

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Community and Regional Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a similar field of study.  A valid Iowa driver’s license is required.  Beginning salary is $37,868.  Applicants are encouraged to apply by 12:00 PM on May 23, 2018 but the position will be opened until filled.  Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Shirley Helgevold, MIDAS Council of Governments, [email protected].  MIDAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)