Start Your Job Search

Hundreds of jobs.

Senior Planner

Rockford, IL 61101

Posted: 02/22/2024 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

Meet Your Recruiter

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

About Rockford, IL

Ready to take your career to new heights in Rockford, Illinois? Explore our job opportunities in this vibrant city and uncover endless possibilities for growth and success. Nestled in the heart of Winnebago County, Rockford blends urban convenience with a laid-back Midwest charm. From iconic landmarks like the Anderson Japanese Gardens and the Coronado Performing Arts Center to the mouth-watering cuisine at Beef-A-Roo and the exciting games hosted by the Rockford IceHogs at the BMO Harris Bank Center, this city has something for everyone. The Rockford region boasts a thriving arts scene, with galleries like the Rockford Art Museum and the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden providing inspiration at every turn. Discover your next career move in Rockford, where opportunities abound and a unique culture awaits!