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Community Development Planner II/III

City of Salem
Salem, OR 97301
  • Job Code
    124777100
Salary: $6,078.80 - $7,470.67 Monthly
Job Type: Regular (Full-Time)
Job Number: 20-0201-04
Location: Salem, OR
Department: Community Development Dept

Job Summary
Broaden your Planning career with the City of Salem!

Salem is a fast-growing city with many opportunities to be involved in planning for Salem's future. We are seeking a Planner II and III to join our Planning team. As a Planner, you will be tasked with working on current planning projects, which includes managing land use applications, reviewing building permits, staffing the planning information desk, explaining technical information to the public and decision makers, conducting broad public outreach, leading public meetings, presenting at public hearings and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess excellent writing skills, the ability to present technical information to the general public, both orally and in writing, the ability to work effectively with others, effective time management skills, excellent customer service skills and the ability to complete work with minimal supervision.

This position is part of a flex classification that provides opportunities for career advancement and could be underfilled as a Planner II or I, dependent on the chosen candidate's experience. The Planning Division consists of 12 full time planners and includes 3 sections: Current Planning, Long Range Planning and Historic Preservation Planning.

Planner II Salary: $30.94-$38.13/hour
Planner III Salary:$6,078.80-$7,470.67/month

Why work with us?
  • We're big enough to have a variety of projects.
  • We're small enough that planners don't get siloed.
  • We're experiencing tremendous growth.
  • We're updating our Comprehensive Plan.
  • We have a very engaged community.
  • Training opportunities are encouraged.
  • Great benefits including our own health clinic with free visits for employees and dependents.
  • Wellness offerings including: gym discounts, on-site chair massage, nutrition and health support, stress reduction and gratitude workshops, etc.
  • We have a supportive and collaborative team environment.

What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass the pre-employment background check.
  • Must have an Oregon Driver license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Planner III: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in planning or a related field, and four (4) years of increasingly responsible professionally planning experience, preferably in local government or in a related field, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
  • Planner II:Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in planning or a related field, and two (2) years of professional planning work experience, preferably in local government or in a related field, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
Desired Qualifications:
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification preferred.
  • Master's degree in planning preferred.
Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Planner II , or Planner III .

How can I apply?

The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.

To apply, click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

You may subscribe for automatic notification of job openings at the City through the Job Interest Cards - sign up today!

For more information about employment at the City of Salem, please visit our website at www.cityofsalem.net/jobs .

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Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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