Associate Planner

Job Title: Associate Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: West Des Moines, IA



Job Details





Development Services


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Civil Service Status

This is a Civil Service position

Regular Hours

Monday -   Friday; 8-5

Overtime and   Weekend Work as Required

Tentative Start Date

June, 2018

Job Summary & Requirements

Under the general direction of the   Development Coordinator, assists with the review and processing of less   complex development proposals within the City, assists with research, studies   and plans for future development, redevelopment, and expansion of the City.   Provides customer service to citizens, developers, realtors, builders, etc.
  Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape   Architecture, Civil Engineering, or other related discipline. Internship   experience in Planning strongly preferred.

Physical/Drug Test

Post offer, pre-employment drug test   required.

Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply: Follow ALL of these   Steps to Apply: INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

*Please note:   If you want to be considered for Part Time Associate Planner as well, be sure   to apply for the Part Time posting.
  1. Online Profile: You must   complete an online profile. This includes ALL sections of the profile. A link   is provided below for the Online Application System.
  2. Attachments: You must   attach the following documents to your profile under the "My   Attachments" section:
  a) Resume
  b) Cover Letter

c) Supplemental Questionnaire   (Link provided below)

Your completed responses MUST be attached to   your online profile under the "My Attachments" section in either a   Microsoft Word or PDF format before the posted deadline. Late attachments   will NOT be accepted.
  3. Applying for Position:   Once you have completed your profile, you MUST then apply for the position   (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email   will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the   "My Application History" section).

Click to open: Supplemental Questionnaire
  All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for   this position. If you have any questions during the application process,   please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Civil Service Exam

Applicants that submit all of the required   application materials, meet the minimum requirements, and pass the   supplemental questionnaire will be invited to the Oral Boards. Qualified   candidates will be notified of their interview date and time via e-mail.
  To be considered for placement on the certified list, applicants must   successfully complete each step of the examination process.

Deadline to   Apply

Friday, March 23, 2018 by 11:59 PM CST

Apply Here!

City of West Des Moines Online Application System

Application Materials & Related   Documents

Full Job Descriptions

You will need to complete an online profile   and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment   section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ   section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional   help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.

Contact Information


Human   Resources, 2nd floor

4200 Mills   Civic Parkway

PO Box 65320

West Des   Moines, IA 50265-0320

515-222-3616   (phone)

515-273-0601   (fax)