Job Title: Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Clive, IA

The City of Clive is currently accepting applications for the position of Planner in the Community Development Department. This full time position performs a variety of routine and complex technical tasks associated with both long range and current planning, and geographic information system activities.

Clive is a fast growing (2015 population of 17,506), progressive community located on the western side of the Des Moines metropolitan area. Clive combines urban amenities with first rate school systems, a wide variety of housing options, a safe family environment and an unsurpassed quality of life.

To be considered, candidates must have the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Geography or related field, at least one year of work experience in a municipal planning environment and a valid Iowa driver’s license with a good driving record for the past three years.

Successful candidates will have the ability to develop data sets, critically analyze information and communicate technical information to non-technical audiences. The preferred candidate will be able to work with team members to accomplish various planning, zoning, building permitting and code enforcement assignments and activities.

Compensation for the Planner position begins at $62,242. In addition, the City has an excellent benefit package with employer-provided health/dental/vision insurance, pension benefits and an employer matching 457 Plan.

Application forms and a complete job description may be obtained at  All completed applications with resumes and cover letters must be returned to Human Resources Manager RoxAnne Hunerdosse before 4:00 p.m., March 15, 2019.  Applications may be emailed to [email protected], dropped off or mailed to: Human Resources Manager, 1900 NW 114th Street, Clive, Iowa 50135.

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