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Senior Planner

Rockford, IL 61101

Posted: 12/15/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: KB8203611211 Pay Rate: $80000 / year

Job Description

The Senior Planner  administers  the land use and sustainability planning products.  Key duties of this position include conducting various planning studies and project development activities, coordinating with  internal and  external partner agencies, and assist in development and maintenance of the land use, economic development, and sustainability planning documents.  Senior Planner  Essential Functions  include-   Directs the development, maintenance, and implementation of land use, housing, economic development, and sustainability plans and programs, as well as other specialized planning studies.     Prepares grant applications and reports to federal and state agencies for planning projects and programs.   In coordination with local land use and community development planning departments, develops updates to comprehensive land‐use plans, zoning codes/ordinances, and sub‐area studies.   Coordinate with applicable State and local entities to further linkages between regional planning goals and goals of comprehensive housing affordability strategies established within the metropolitan planning area. Senior Planner  Education, Training, Experience-  Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master’ s degree in urban planning, political science, public administration, economics, or a related field. A satisfactory equivalent combination of a Bachelor’ s degree, experience, and training, which ensures  the ability to perform the work, may be considered.   A minimum of five (5) years of progressive responsibilities and experience with regional planning or project management is preferred.     American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is preferred but not required.  Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may be substituted for the required experience.    The Senior Planner  is a Direct Hire position. Starting salary depends on experience, around $80, 000k per year. 
Please  apply  to this job posting or contact Keri 815-229-7810
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