Senior Planner

Employer: City of Sequim
Job Title: Senior Planner
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Sequim, WA
Opening Date: 01/14/2019
Closing Date: 01/28/2019
Salary: $64,928 - $77,458 Annually

Job Description: The Senior Planner is responsible for providing a variety of professional planning functions related to both long range and current planning. The Senior Planner must be oriented toward community service, be sensitive to the public process and able to uphold the professional ethics inherent to the field of planning. This position works closely with various advisory committees including the Planning Commission, community organizations and other civic groups, and makes presentations to the City Council periodically. This position assumes independent responsibility, as assigned, for ordinance development and future planning projects related to the Growth Management Act and other state and federal mandates, development regulations, environmental protection, and land use permitting. The Senior Planner is expected to be present during normal business hours, and some evening or weekend work may be required for meetings, presentations, community events and other opportunities to engage citizens in planning activities.The City of Sequim is a place unlike any other. Here you can solve diverse, complex challenges alongside thoughtful individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. We believe that transformation happens by movement, not mandate. Sure, we work hard, but we also craft moments that allow all of us to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning with at least five years’ experience in urban or regional planning
    -OR-
  • at least seven years in local planning with a degree in a related field such as environmental studies, is required.
  • Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is desired.
  • A combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability may be considered.

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