Regional Planner

Job Title: Regional Planner

Job Type: Full Time

Location: West Burlington, IA

Background: The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission is seeking highly motivated individuals with backgrounds in urban planning, landscape architecture, geography, leadership, political science, or related field to fill a full-time Regional Planner position. This position will perform work under the direction of the Planning Director. General duties will include GIS data collection and mapping, data collection and analysis, preparing planning documents, grants writing, grant administration, project management, assisting planning staff, and other duties as needed. Compensation range is between $34,000 and $42,000 with excellent benefits package, with compensation dependent on educational background and experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
• Completion of a four-year undergraduate program or graduate program in planning, landscape architecture, geography, leadership, political science, or a related field
• One year professional planning experience, through full-time employment or internship
• Ability to work independently
• Must take responsibility and ownership for assigned projects
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment
• Flexibility and desire to work on a variety of planning projects
• Experience with Microsoft Office, ESRI ArcGIS, and SketchUp

Letter of Interest and Resumes:
For full consideration submit a letter of interest and resume by e-mail to or by mail to:

Debbie Laughlin
Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission
Planning Intern Position
211 N Gear Avenue, Suite 100
West Burlington, IA 52655

Letters of interest and resumes must be submitted by February 10th, 2017. For additional information please call 319-753-4305. EOE/AA