Senior Planner

Job Title: Senior Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Fort Dodge, IA

The City of Fort Dodge (population 25,000) is looking to hire a highly motivated, self starting, people person for the position of Senior Planner in our Department of Business Affairs, Community Growth and Engineering. This is a multi disciplined position incorporating the principles of urban planning to work with multiple partnerships in bringing plans and projects to completion. This involves projects from the initial design and development stage to final implementation working with both private developers and other public sector agencies. Applicants will have a bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of experience in urban planning.


Applicants must complete the following items as part of the application process. Please make sure that all items are included with your application.
1. Resume
2. Cover letter
3. Completion of application and attached questions. Please limit answers to no more than one page per question.
4. References may be requested during the selection process. Applicants should have a list of references prepared should they be requested.


Interested applicants should send in all materials to Human Resources, 819 1st Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501 or emailed to the address below. Applications accepted until position is filled. First review and consideration of applications will take place starting July 14th, 2014.


Pre-employment post-offer physical examination includes a drug test. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Complete job description and application packet are available on the city website www.fortdodgeiowa.org. EEO/AA Employer

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