Planning Intern

Employer: City of Kenmore
Job Type: Internship
Division: Community Development
Location: Kenmore
Opening Date: 09/18/2017
Closing Date: 10/29/2017
Salary: $15/hr

Job Description:

The City of Kenmore is seeking a college student to work on planning projects within the City’s Community Development Department. The position is open to college/university students or those who have been accepted to and will be attending school this year. This is a 6 month internship of approximately 16 hours/week, to start as soon as possible. There is some flexibility around the daily and weekly schedule and a possibility of job extension through summer 2018. Pay rate will be $15/hour with no benefits.

Job Duties:

Project duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research, analysis and prepare reports on a variety of planning policy topics 
  • Assist in preparing information for the Planning Commission and Council, including preparation of maps 
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel and web-based programs 
  • Ability to conduct independent research, compile and present results in a report format 
  • Availability to work 16 hours or more per week, October through March 
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS and Google mapping applications is a plus 

How to Apply:

Application Process: Open until filled.. All applications must be submitted at Contact Debbie Bent, Community Development Director at with questions related to duties or qualifications/skills. The City of Kenmore is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application or testing process or those needing this announcement in an alternative format may call 425-398-8900 X 6190. Note: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, employment of persons hired by the City will be contingent upon presentation of acceptable documents verifying identity and authorization of employment in the United States. Questions and/or technical issues regarding the on-line application process should be directed to City of Kenmore Human Resources at 425-398-8900 X 6190. 

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