Planner I

Job Title: Planner I

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Ottumwa, IA

The City of Ottumwa, Iowa (Population 25,000) is seeking a full-time Planner I. Applicant must have completed major course work in urban & regional planning or public administration and have at least 1 to 3 years of field experience. Must possess extensive working knowledge of computers, data processing and GIS experience.  Duties include: site plan reviews; coordinate review of development projects with other City departments; review and present sub-divisions, rezoning requests, conditional use permits and variances to various boards & commissions; the application and administration of CDBG and other grants; and other duties as assigned. Must have ability to conduct surveys & compile data and facilitate public participation relative to planning initiatives. The applicant must work well with the public, department heads, employees & with non-profit organizations. Send resume to Joni Keith, 105 E. Third Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501 by 2/23/2015. Pays $20.36 per hour, IPERS, benefits. Pre-employment physical with drug test.  EOE.

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