Planning Director

Job Title: Planning Director

Job Type: Full Time

Location: North Liberty, IA

The City of North Liberty (population 18,300) is seeking candidates for the position of Planning Director. This position is responsible for planning related activities within the City government, including zoning, land subdivision, land use planning, transportation planning and parks planning.  The Planning Director represents the City with appointed committees and commissions, with professionals including developers and attorneys and with the general public in all planning related activities.  Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or in a closely related field and five (5) years of experience in Urban Planning.  Applicants must possess a valid Iowa driver’s license, the ability to analyze and critique technical plans and proposals, read and interpret legal agreements and documents, read and interpret maps and site plans and prepare and present technical reports and resolutions.  Applicants must reside within fifteen (15) miles of the North Liberty corporate city limits within six (6) months of employment, have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, organized and outgoing.  Salary range $82,000 - $94,000.  Excellent benefit package.  Post offer physical, drug screen and background screen required.  Submit resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to Debra Hilton, Human Resource Director, 3 Quail Creek Circle, PO Box 77, North Liberty, IA  52317 by 4 PM, Friday, October 11, 2019.  EOE