Professional Planning Jobs

Professional Planning Job listings on this site are posted for three months or until the posted deadline. MAP will also post the ads on social media.  Job ads cost $75. To submit a job ad or RFP ad email the description to tfaupel@planningmi.org and place "job ad" or "RFP ad" in the subject field.

Posting requirements:  Ads shall be submitted in word, and contain no more than 250 words.  We are happy to add links and/ or one pdf attachment.  


Economic & Community Development Director

Charter Township of Brownstown 

The Charter Township of Brownstown is a growing community located in southern Wayne County with 33,000 residents and covers 23 square miles of land and approximately 8 square miles of Lake Erie.

Full time position available as the Township’s Economic & Community Development Director in our Community Services department.  Responsible for business attraction and retention, increasing the commercial and industrial tax base, and working with stakeholders to maintain economically-vibrant business districts to strategically position the Township.

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in planning, community development, economic development, public administration or related field.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • More than seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in community development, economic development, planning, redevelopment, or marketing.
  • Experience in developing and fostering relationships with business organizations.
  • Ability to gather economic and other relevant data and provide analysis for policy development.
  • Knowledge of community development, local government operations, urban planning and design, transportation, strategic planning, site plan review, economic development, housing, redevelopment, capital improvement planning, Township ordinances, building code and code enforcement practices.
  • Prefer certification from American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

Salary compensable upon education and experience related to the position.  Resume may be mailed, dropped off at the Township Clerk’s Office, 21313 Telegraph Rd, Brownstown, MI  48183 or drop box located outside the Brownstown Township Hall.  For additional information, contact Brownstown Human Resources at 734-675-9960.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: June 16, 2021 


Planning Specialist

City of Rochester Hills

The City of Rochester Hills is a highly desirable community located in northern Oakland County, Michigan. Nationally recognized for its quality of life and resident satisfaction, Rochester Hills has been developed according to its Master Plan and is home to a wide array of industries, more than 1,000 acres of parkland and a thriving cultural community. We are currently seeking innovative and dedicated candidates for the position of Planning Specialist.

This position provides operational and administrative support to the Planning Division and Manager; and provides responsive, courteous, and efficient customer service in support of departmental operations.

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • A four (4) year related degree AND two (2) years of related experience; OR an applicable Associates Degree AND four (4) years related experience; OR a High School diploma or GED equivalent AND seven (7) years of related experience.
  • Intermediate proficiency with office computers and related business applications.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our website www.rochesterhills.org and click on Job Opportunities. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., June 25, 2021.  

We value diversity, equity and inclusion as a foundation for innovation and seek candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives.

Posted: June 15, 2021 


Construction Project Manager

Avalon Housing

Avalon Housing is a non-profit supportive housing provider created in 1992 as a long-term solution to homelessness.  Avalon is a service provider, real estate developer, and property manager. Avalon owns and operates apartments at sites throughout Washtenaw County, in addition to providing housing alternatives with affordable housing partners and in the private landlord market. We work with adults and families who have experienced or are currently experiencing homelessness.

The Construction Project Manager works closely with the Director of Real Estate Development and Real Estate Development Team members to bring about successful new construction and rehabilitation developments from design through construction completion.  The Construction Project Manager will provide insight and guidance in the project design process, coordinate communication with architects, General Contractors, and key consultants, and act as the owner’s rep and key interface with GC’s during construction.

This role serves as Avalon's "Owner's Representative" for new construction and rehabilitation activities, oversees compliance with funding and Building Code compliance, and supports Asset Management work across Avalon's existing stock.

This is a full time position with competitive pay, excellent benefits including Health insurance options, Dental & Vision, 403(b), generous PTO and additional monthly holidays, Life / AD&D / Short and Long-term Disability plans, Employee Assistance & Wellness programs. Avalon is a passionate agency driven by our Mission, and guided by our Values of Dignity, Self-Determination, Equity, Best Self, Community, Excellence, and Well-Being.

Interested applicants please apply here:  https://avalonhousing.applicantpro.com/jobs/1831768.html

Posted: June 15, 2021 


Mid-Career Urban Planner

MKSK

MKSK is a 100% employee-owned planning, urban design & landscape architecture firm known for creative solutions addressing challenges within our cities.  Our 90+ person team of Planners, Landscape Architects, Urban Planners & Graphic Designers work throughout the Midwest and Southeast Regions from 8 offices in 6 states.

We are seeking a talented mid-career Planner to help lead projects in our Detroit, MI office.  This small office offers a fast-paced but flexible work environment.  Our work extends throughout Michigan with projects with major cities, inner-ring suburbs, small-to-mid size cities, transportation agencies, higher education institutions, health care organizations and a few select developers.  Our portfolio of work includes downtown and neighborhood plans, comprehensive plans, corridors plans, complete street designs, transit and TOD, non-motorized projects, park and greenway signs, zoning and form-based codes, development concepts, and various forms of engagement.

Skills Required:

• Demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously including budget oversight, team leadership, document development, and attentive client communications.

• Exemplary writing and organization skills producing high-quality documents.

• Ability to collaborate in a team environment and effectively meet deadlines.

• Preparation and delivery of outstanding presentations.

• Experience with Adobe products including InDesign, Illustrator, Google Sketch-Up, and similar software is preferred.

Education and Experience Requirements:

•Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in city & regional planning, urban planning or urban design.

•Minimum 5 years of experience

MKSK offers competitive salary, benefits, an employee stock ownership program, and we emphasize workplace flexibility.  Please apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Brad Strader at [email protected]

Posted: June 15, 2021 


Planning Assistant

City of Novi

The City of Novi, home to an estimated 60,000 residents, seeks an individual to join the Planning team of the Community Development Department.  The Planning Assistant will provide clerical and general office support to the Department. Novi is a vibrant and diverse community.  Still growing, the community is thoughtfully developed and offers many activities and services to its residents, community members and employees.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating developing projects with the site plan notice process of the City
  • Assist residents and applicants with City Planning matters
  • Support the City Planner by handling correspondence, records, reports, and other administrative matters
  • See job description for further details

Qualifications:

Must enjoy working for a high-quality, fast-paced organization and providing superior customer service. The team-oriented, successful candidate will exercise exceptional communication, customer service, MS Office, and Adobe Acrobat Pro skills.   Experience in City Planning support work, including experience working with site plans is preferred. Candidates must be able to type at least 50 WPM.

Salary: $44,160 with a comprehensive benefit package

To Apply: Open until filled. Apply promptly with completed City of Novi application, cover letter and resume by visiting cityofnovi.org. Applications may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to 45175 Ten Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375. Phone: (248) 347-0452. EOE

Posted: June 15, 2021 


Community Planner

Beckett & Raeder, Inc.

Join Beckett & Raeder, Inc., Michigan’s award winning multi-disciplinary firm in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as a mid-level community planner.

The Planner will work with our Ann Arbor based planning-based team primarily on projects in the public sector. The successful candidate will have an interest in comprehensive planning, zoning ordinance preparation, planning commission advisory services (site plan reviews, special use approvals, etc.), and community engagement. Work will also include incorporating planning solutions to challenges such as downtown and corridor revitalization, redevelopment and brownfield sites, affordable housing and income inequality, and resiliency planning. A strong commitment to effective community engagement and constituency-building is critical.

Read complete job description here.

AICP certification or AICP Candidate preferred.

Send Resume to:
Michelle Bennett, AICP
Beckett & Raeder, Inc.
535 West William, Suite 101
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
-or-
[email protected]

Posted June 9, 2021


Planner II

Canton Township

Canton Township is currently accepting applications for the full-time Planner II position.

Salary Range: $72,167 to $93,817

Deadline date to apply: Thursday, June 24, 2021

Canton Township’s Planner II position is responsible for professional land use planning work, including the review of plans for compliance with the Township zoning ordinances, subdivision control and condominium ordinances, and comprehensive plans.  This position provides technical assistance to the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), other Divisions and Departments as needed.  The employee participates in various special studies, maintains records and prepares reports and graphics.  The employee must use initiative, discretion and the specialized knowledge obtained through higher education to complete assigned tasks in a manner that reflects the goals and objectives of the community.  This position coordinates technical reviews for development projects with the other Divisions and Departments and coordinates the creation of new land records and maintenance of the Geographic Information System (GIS).

To view the complete job posting, and/or to apply online please visit: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/canton/jobs

Questions related to this posting should be directed to Canton Township Human Resources at 734-394-5254.

Posted: June 9, 2021 


Planning Director

Ada Township

Ada Township is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planning Director. The current Planning Director is retiring following a successful 20+ years of service to the Township.

Ada Township, population 14,391, is a world-class community located just 12 miles to the east of Grand Rapids. Ada residents are very proud of their unparalleled amenities. With quaint neighborhoods, award-winning schools, a regional trail system and easy access to the big city, Ada is one of Michigan’s premier communities.

Individuals with experience in preparing professional quality site plan reviews and that possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include the administration of the Township’s zoning ordinance and master plan; preparation of professional planning reviews; presentation to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and Township Board; supervision of contracted building department, zoning administrator, other support personnel and professional consultants; preparation of ordinance amendments and other written reports; and frequent interaction with the public.

For a full job description including full experience and educational requirements please visit www.adatownshipmi.com. More information can also be found here.

Compensation range for the position is $80,788 to $88,302 (DOQ), plus a full benefit package including a defined contribution retirement plan with a 10% Township contribution.

Please submit cover letter, resume and five professional references to Julius Suchy, Township Manager at [email protected] or by mail at PO Box 370 Ada, MI 49301 by 5:00 pm on Thursday June 24, 2021.   Ada Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: June 3, 2021 


Downtown Development Director

Township of Grosse Ile

Township of Grosse Ile, Wayne County, MI is accepting resumes for the position of Downtown Development Director.  This part-time position is responsible for the development, execution, implementation and documentation of Downtown Development Authority (DDA) activities in the Township of Grosse Ile.  The Director works with the Township and DDA Board in determining overall development objectives and action plans and other developmental activities. Also, has responsibility for project oversight and administration.  The Director promotes downtown development through various public relations initiatives; works cooperatively and effectively with businesses and property owners and prospective developers, identifies and secures grant-funding, and performs all administrative functions associated with DDA activities.  Superior interpersonal skills are necessary due to considerable interaction with the public and elected officials.  Ability to work outside normal business hours required.  Wage DOQ.  Education Requirements – Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in business, marketing, public administration, planning or a field related to downtown development, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.  Send resume and letter of interest to the Township of Grosse Ile, Township Manager, 9601 Groh Rd., Grosse Ile, MI 48138 or by email ([email protected]).  Submission deadline, June 30, 2021.  The Township of Grosse Ile does not discriminate based upon race, creed, color, religion, sex, height, age, national origin or against individuals with disabilities.

Posted: June 2, 2021

 


Community Assistance Team Specialist

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

At MEDC, we help Michiganders prosper by investing in our businesses and communities, enabling the growth of good jobs and promoting Michigan’s reputation as a world-class business location and travel destination. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in directly supporting Michigan’s success, where you work, live and play. Come be part of the team that’s transforming their everyday as a Community Assistance Team (CAT) Specialist.

The Community Assistance Team (CATeam) Specialist provides technical assistance to Michigan communities through the use of incentive tools that advance project development in both the downtown and surrounding communities.  This position is responsible for reviewing and managing projects requesting assistance through the CD’s programs including, but not limited to, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Michigan Community Revitalization Program (CRP), Brownfield Tax Increment Financing, Public Spaces, Community Places and other sources. 

Click here to view the full position description.

The preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Education: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in in Real Estate Development, Community Development, Economics, Urban & Regional Planning, Finance, Architecture, Public Administration or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: This position requires a minimum of three to five years of experience in community or economic planning, development or other local government related activity. 

To view the full posting and to apply, click here.

Deadline for submission: June 13, 2021

Posted: May 28, 2021 


Economic Development and Planning Specialist

City of Oak Park

The City of Oak Park is looking for a full-time Economic Development and Planning Specialist. This position is responsible for providing support as an economic developer and continuing to support the businesses within the City of Oak Park. Additionally, this position will provide administrative and planning assistance to the Director of Economic Development & Planning and will report directly to the Director. The employee is primarily responsible for assisting local and regional efforts related to community development, economic development and planning, and will perform other duties as assigned. To apply please log on www.oakparkmi.gov.

The complete job description can be found here.

Posted: May 28, 2021


Staff Planner I

The City of Farmington Hills

The City of Farmington Hills, located in Farmington Hills, MI, is looking for a Staff Planner I to review development plans for ordinance compliance. Responsibilities also include processing applications for development proposals, conducting zoning compliance inspections for all development projects, and gathering and compiling information for development of reports and presentation packets for commission meetings.  Conduct special studies performing research, analysis, and evaluation of planning related issues .  Provide administrative assistance to various boards and commissions.  Assist residents, developers, and other interested parties with planning related issues.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or related field and minimum of 1 year experience in a municipal planning office or with a private consultant firm. The work schedule is Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To apply, all candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to [email protected] or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

More information can also be found at https://fhgov.com/Government/Departments-Divisions/Human-Resources-(1)/Employment.aspx

Posted: May 24, 2021 


Development Administrator

EIG14T Development

EIG14T Development, located in Berkley MI, is looking for a Development Administrator to assist the Development Department in the daily operation of the Department including tasks such as coordinating meetings, managing development related emails, recording information internally and externally for team members and clients, and general project assistance.  At the direction of the SDM, the Development Administrator will assist the Development Managers (DM) with municipal submissions and other development related tasks.   This role is meant to aid specific teams and/or groups of individuals to complete the entitlement and permitting process for various projects.   The focus will be to ensure accuracy of information, proper documentation, and thorough follow up for miscellaneous tasks on behalf of direct manager.  The successful applicant will have a positive attitude and be team oriented. 

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma (or GED) with 2-5 years of relevant business-related work experience in real estate acquisitions, commercial real estate brokerage, or land development.  The expected hours for this position will generally be 8 am – 5 pm (40 hour week).

To apply send your resume to Larry Jackson at [email protected]

More information can also be found here.

Posted: May 19, 2021 


Development Manager

EIG14T Development

EIG14T Development, located in Berkley MI, is looking for a Development Manager to manage the growing number of development projects throughout the United States.  This position will be the primary contact and source of information for projects from site identification to commencement of construction.   The Development Manager acts as a supporting role for the acquisition team and construction team in many tasks.  Their primary focus is completing the entitlement and permitting process in a timely and cost-effective manner for all projects allocated to them. The Development Manager will be responsible for communicating project entitlement status across teams and to management.  The successful candidate must be a motivated self-starter who is skilled at establishing strong jurisdictional relationships and is comfortable navigating complex real estate entitlement processes, including conditional use permits, variances and rezoning requests and zoning code amendments. They must also be an adept public speaker, enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being challenged, while demonstrating sound judgement.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 3-5 years of relevant work experience.  An equivalent of work experience may also be considered.  Certification with AICP is preferred.  This position with involve some travel (including overnight stays) depending on project location and scope.  The expected hours for this position is 45-50 per week.

To apply send your resume to Larry Jackson at [email protected]

More information can be found here.

Posted: May 19, 2021 


Zoning Administrator

East Bay Charter Township

East Bay Township in Grand Traverse County is seeking a full-time Zoning Administrator. The Zoning Administrator is responsible for the overall administration and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance, including issuing all land use permits. The ZA serves as staff to the Zoning Board of Appeals and maintains the Township records related to planning & zoning permits and development reviews.

Applicants should be a certified Zoning Administrator or have significant zoning administration and enforcement experience and be ready to complete certification as soon as possible. Preference given to candidates who have graduated from an accredited two-year or four-year college or university, with study in urban planning or related field, and a minimum of three years of experience working in a municipal planning. Candidates with an urban planning degree (or similar) would have the opportunity to work on special planning projects and assist with site plan reviews. AICP Credential preferred, but not required.

Salary is competitive, commensurate with skills & experience. The position includes a competitive benefits package including group insurance (health, dental, vision, life, and disability), Paid-Time Off, and 457 Defined Contribution Plan.

Full application and position description available here.

Applications must be received either by: (1) Email Claire Karner, Director of Planning & Zoning, at [email protected] with the subject line, “ZA Application for Employment” or (2) in a sealed envelope addressed and mailed or dropped off to: East Bay Charter Township, Attention: Claire Karner, Director of Planning & Zoning, 1965 N. Three Mile Road, Traverse City, MI 49696.

Posted: May 18, 2021 


DDA/Main Street Director

City of Adrian 

The Downtown Development Authority for the City of Adrian is accepting applications for the position of DDA/Main Street Director.  Adrian’s Downtown Development Authority is a group of passionate volunteers dedicated to enhancing, preserving, and promoting our rich history and vibrant arts & culture through meaningful partnerships with residents, business owners and stakeholders in Downtown Adrian.

The DDA/Main Street Director will be responsible for creating and managing programs and projects that meet the objectives and goals of the Adrian DDA/Main Street Board. The DDA/Main Street Director is essential in the economic revitalization of the Adrian DDA/ Main Street District following the Main Street Approach. 

Qualifications for this position are a Bachelor degree or equivalent knowledge/experience is preferred in one or more of the following areas: historic preservation, planning, economic development, retailing, marketing, design, volunteer management, nonprofit or DDA management, grant writing, and small business development.

The expected salary range is between $50,000 and $60,000 per year depending on experience, with a competitive benefits package.

Contact: For consideration, please send resume, cover letter, and references to Harry Steele, 121 East Maumee Street, Adrian, MI 49221.  EOE.

Deadline for applying: June 11th, 2021.

Posted: May 12, 2021 


Environmental Quality Analyst 9-P11

Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE)

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Water Resources Division is recruiting for an Environmental Quality Analyst 9-P11 position.  This position is located at Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI. 

This position contributes to the implementation of the Michigan Coastal Management Program by serving as the point of contact for the Coastal Community Development (CCD) focus area.  As the CCD point of contact, this position is responsible for assessing needs; identifying priorities; managing coastal grants unique to the community development; and forming and maintaining partnerships with local, state, and regional coastal stewardship initiatives.  This position will be responsible for maintaining and updating, as appropriate, the Grantee Manual, conducting grantee trainings, and conducting quality assurance of grant actions.  This position will also contribute to reports, assessments, strategies, and other requirements associated with the federal Coastal Zone Management grant award.  Duties require interaction with other EGLE divisions, local and state agencies, and the general public.

Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV State of Michigan Job Openings | LIVE. WORK. PLAY. (governmentjobs.com)

More information can also be found here.

Posted: May 11, 2021 


Director of Marketing & Community Engagement

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission

The Director of Marketing & Community Engagement is a full-time, salaried position with traditional weekday office hours and some evening meetings, travel, and events outside of regular office hours. Primary duties include coordinating all digital and print communications, marketing, publications, media, social media, events, website management, and public education and outreach for the agency and its programs. This position develops and implements communication activities that engage and solicit feedback from the community, improve and enhance the agency’s image, and maximize the visibility of Tri-County’s work. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Position Qualifications & Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree is required; journalism, communications, advertising, public relations, or marketing preferred. This position requires a minimum of 2 years’ professional experience directly related to planning, community development, marketing, communications, media, social media, or related fields. Superior writing skills required: extensive successful writing and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media. Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills are required; ability to professionally communicate and interact with office staff, elected officials, community partners, and the public.

This position is classified within Level III of the salary scale; pay $49,049-$67,127. Starting compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance coverage for employee and family, group life insurance, long- and short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan.

Qualified persons wishing to be considered for this position must submit an application, including a resume and cover letter, following the instructions at mitcrpc.org/careers  

Position open until filled. Tri-County is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: May 6, 2021 


Planner

ROWE 

Since 1962, ROWE has grown to be a leading professional consulting firm working in concert with our public, private, governmental, tribal, and not-for-profit clients. With our resources, broad expertise, and client-centered philosophy, ROWE has built a reputation that is unsurpassed by our toughest competitors.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated Community Planner to join our team of professionals at our corporate office in Flint, MI. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with municipal clients in areas such as zoning administration and compliance, land use planning, parks and recreation planning, and community planning training.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience or related experience
  • AICP certification preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required

ROWE Offers

A very competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; generous PTO program; paid holidays; flextime; 401(k) with company match and much more.  

ROWE’s work atmosphere is collaborative, the projects are rewarding, and the business culture is laid-back, ethically minded, fun, and growth driven. ROWE’s numerous office locations provide for a wide variety of opportunities. Come join the ROWE team!

Please send resume to:  [email protected]

Check us out at www.rowepsc.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: May 6, 2021


Senior Planner

ROWE

Since 1962, ROWE has grown to be a leading professional consulting firm working in concert with our public, private, governmental, tribal, and not-for-profit clients. With our resources, broad expertise, and client-centered philosophy, ROWE has built a reputation that is unsurpassed by our toughest competitors.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated Senior Planner to join our team of professionals at our corporate office in Flint, MI. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with municipal clients in areas such as zoning administration and compliance, land use planning, parks and recreation planning, and community planning training.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience or related experience
  • Must be AICP certified or able to become certified within one year
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are required

ROWE OFFERS

A very competitive wage and benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; generous PTO program; paid holidays; flextime; 401(k) with company match and much more.  

ROWE’s work atmosphere is collaborative, the projects are rewarding, and the business culture is laid-back, ethically minded, fun, and growth driven. ROWE’s numerous office locations provide for a wide variety of opportunities. Come join the ROWE team!

Please send resume to:  [email protected]

Check us out at www.rowepsc.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted: May 6, 2021 


Staff Planner

Marquette Charter Township

Marquette Charter Township is seeking candidates for the full-time position of Staff Planner.  The position is responsible for carrying out assigned activities of the Planning Department and provides support to the Township Planning/Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission.  This position will interpret and administer the Township’s Master Plan and ordinances, perform research, prepare professional reports as needed, and provide GIS and Asset Management program support.  The position will also address neighborhood preservation concerns and administer property maintenance.  The position requires a bachelor’s degree in a recognized planning discipline, a minimum of one (1) year of responsible municipal planning experience, and a valid/unrestricted Michigan driver’s license.  The successful candidate will be required to travel within the Township to conduct inspections, traverse uneven terrain and obstacles, and engage in moderately strenuous physical activity while exposed to outside weather conditions. First year compensation is $39,300-$51,100 DOQ, with annual progression schedule and generous paid benefit package.  Benefits include paid vacation, MERS defined benefit pension (Act 88 approved for reciprocal transfers), and BCBS gold family health plan.  For consideration, a Marquette Township application and detailed resume shall be submitted to Township Manager, Marquette Charter Township, 1000 Commerce Drive, Marquette, MI 49855.  For application, job description and more information on what Marquette Township has to offer, please visit www.marquettetownship.org.

Posted: May 5, 2021


Planner

City of Novi

The City of Novi (population 60,000) is seeking a Planner to join the Planning Division of the Community Development team. This is a professional urban planning position at the staff or support level, responsible for site plan review, ordinance interpretation and development, application of the recommendations of the Master Plan, community development and related planning functions. Visit cityofnovi.org to learn more about this position.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, or a related field. Prior municipal experience, Graduate degree, and AICP certification is preferred. Candidates shall possess a demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with community leaders, public agencies, private organizations, business clients, coworkers and the general public. Must have a valid State of Michigan Driver's License.

Salary: $52,000 - $65,637, DOQ, with a comprehensive benefit package

To Apply: Open until May 17, 2021. Apply promptly with completed City of Novi application, cover letter and resume by visiting cityofnovi.org. For questions, contact the Human Resources department at [email protected] or (248) 347-0452. EOE

Posted: May 4, 2021 


Planning Assistant

Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region

The Central U.P. Planning and Development (CUPPAD) Regional Commission invites qualified planners to apply to be part of our team of dedicated professionals. The Planning Assistant is an entry-level full-time planning position that will be primarily focused on providing expert technical assistance to communities across our six-county region, while secondarily providing support and analysis on GIS applications. 

The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with strong communication skills who is passionate about helping small towns revitalize and adapt to the changing world. Experience with the fundamentals of community planning and familiarity with modern virtual public engagement methods is essential.  

This position allows for the possibility of working from home from anywhere within the central U.P.; a true four-season paradise for the outdoor enthusiast seeking a great work-life balance. If you are an emerging planner who is passionate about small towns and rural places, please review our job description and consider applying.

CUPPAD offers a competitive benefits package and the starting wage for this position is $21.00/hour ($43,680/year). To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Dotty LaJoye, Executive Director at [email protected].

More information about this position can be found here.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Posted: May 4, 2021 


RRC Planner

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is seeking a Planner for their Redevelopment Ready Communities® (RRC) program. RRC is a voluntary, no cost certification program promoting effective redevelopment strategies through a set of best practices. The program measures and then certifies communities that integrate transparency, predictability and efficiency into their daily development practices.

This position provides planning, zoning, and economic development technical expertise to communities across the state in the RRC program. The position ensures that technical assistance decisions follow budgetary guidelines, fit the RRC Best Practice criteria, meet community needs and expectations, and includes regular communications with the selected technical assistance providers. This position reviews planning, zoning and economic development documents and provides direct technical assistance in order to make recommendations and move communities forward to achieve RRC certification.

Click here to view the full position description.

The preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Education: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university in Urban and Regional Planning, Architecture, Public Administration or other related degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:  Three to five years of experience working on planning projects, including master/comprehensive plan updates, zoning code updates, and design guidelines; have the ability to understand planning, zoning and placemaking principles and practices; and will be familiar with local government planning and development operations and procedures. AICP certification is preferred.

To view the full posting and to apply, click here.

Deadline for submission: May 17, 2021

Posted: May 3, 2021 


Planning Director

Peninsula Township

Peninsula Township in Grand Traverse County is accepting applications for the position of Planning Director. Peninsula Township is a very unique northern Michigan community. It manages one of the first PDR programs in the nation and includes more than 40 miles of Great Lakes coastline. The Planning Director is responsible for a wide range of tasks, including master plan development/updates, zoning updates, special use permits, community engagement, grant writing/administration, and planning coordination with adjacent jurisdictions and other government entities. This position requires strong communication and organizational skills and an ability to work effectively with others. A master's degree in urban planning, public administration, or a related field is preferred but not required. Applicants must be able to demonstrate substantial years of experience in the aforementioned job skills and/or in related fields. AICP certification is preferred but not required. More information is available by contacting the Peninsula Township clerk at 13235 Center Road, Traverse City, Ml, 49686. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2021.

Posted: April 28, 2021 


Planner

SmithGroup

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future - for our clients, communities and employees.

The Ann Arbor office of SmithGroup is looking for a Planner with 3 - 6 year of experience to join our team. If you are interested in a new opportunity to work on exiting projects with diverse teams of professionals, then click here to learn more about the opportunity and apply.  

Posted: April 28, 2021 


Community Planner

Williams & Works

Williams & Works is seeking a community planner with a degree (Master’s preferred) in urban or regional planning or a related field, and 1-5 years of experience in community master planning, zoning, economic development, GIS, and demographic research and analysis. This position requires the ability to foster and maintain strong working relationships with other professionals and clients and the ability to complete multi-faceted planning and zoning assignments. Projects include work on master plans, zoning ordinances, parks and recreation plans, development reviews, special projects, and similar tasks.

The successful candidate will have the ability to effectively work and communicate, both orally and in writing, with other professionals, municipal officials, and the public in both formal and informal settings. The successful candidate will also possess the following skills and abilities:

  • The ability to review and interpret zoning ordinances, regulations, maps, surveys, plans, court decisions, legal opinions, legislation, and other technical and professional materials
  • The ability to review development applications and site plans to determine compliance with applicable regulations
  • Strong research, speaking, writing, and presentation skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office® and ArcGIS® Desktop and Pro (including ArcGIS Online), and at least a familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketchup, and urban design concepts and principles

Williams & Works offers a competitive salary and benefits package and abundant opportunities to participate in a variety of challenging planning tasks with our public and private sector clients.

Williams & Works is an employee-owned consulting firm providing planning, engineering, and survey services. We are committed to excellence in service to our clients and to building our organization from within.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Email [email protected] with a cover letter and resume with “Community Planner” as your e-mail subject.

This position is open until filled.

Posted: April 27, 2021 


Community Development Coordinator (Southcentral Michigan Planning Council)

W.E. Upjohn Institute For Employment Research

Position Summary

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research is seeking a talented professional as the next Community Development Coordinator.  The Community Development Coordinator assists the Southcentral Michigan Planning Council (SMPC) Director in conducting research for large-scale regional studies, local plan development and other SMPC activities.  SMPC is a regional planning organization that aims to improve the economic, environmental, and fiscal health of member organizations through transportation, land use and environmental planning, economic development, and efficient local staffing.  Responsibilities include data collection and analysis, research and writing for large-scale regional studies, writing text for plans and supporting administrative functions.  Work will address issues relative to housing, economic development, workforce evaluation, broadband access and adoption, and local master planning and recreation. 

Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree in urban planning, public administration, public policy, or a related field required. Master's degree attainment or pursuit preferred.  Knowledge of statistical analysis and related software, publicly available data source access, regional planning, and general understanding of municipal operations preferred.  Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, ArcGIS, and statistical analytical software products as well as other media tools preferred.

A complete job posting can be found here.

Application Instructions

Submit resume and letter of interest including salary requirements to [email protected].

Posted: April 27, 2021 


Community Development Director

City of Howell

The City of Howell is seeking a Community Development Director.  The Community Development Director serves as liaison to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals, as well as a member of the City’s Senior Management Team.  The Director reports directly to the City Manager and provides advice on planning and development issues to City Council.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong foundation in urban planning & design and convey an understanding of best practices and emerging trends in the industry.  He/she must be an excellent verbal and written communicator and be an engaging presenter before the City Council, commissions, boards, community groups and committees.   The director must be able to engage the community in meaningful ways and embrace ideas from a variety of sources. The individual selected must be committed to delivering exceptional customer service, ranging from residents, business owners, building/property owners and prospective developers.

This Position requires a bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university in land-use planning, urban planning, public administration or a closely related field, and Five (5) years’ experience in community and economic development; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary Range: $75,000-$95,000 DOQ

A complete position description and application form can be found Here. To apply, please submit letter of interest, resume and completed City of Howell application form to Jamie Helman, HR Generalist, 611 E. Grand River, Howell MI 48843 or [email protected].  Deadline to apply is May 20, 2021.

Posted: April 26, 2021 


Planner

Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission 

GCMPC is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Planner position.  Assist in data collection, developing applications, writing reports under the direction of a Division Manager. Assist with projects being carried out by organizations and local units of government.  Draft recommendations for projects and studies. Performs related duties as required. 

Starting salary is $50,022 with annual pay increases, advancement opportunities, and full benefits package.  

AFSCME Local 496.01 position 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Resource Planning, Geography, Environmental Science and Sustainability, or other related degree. A Master’s Degree in the above areas may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree. 

OR 

Bachelor’s Degree AND two (2) years of professional planning experience in a public planning office, private sector planning agency, or a non-profit organization serving the public sector.

Closing Date:  Continuous Until Filled

Genesee County uses an online job application process.  All applicants must apply and submit required documents through the Genesee County Human Resources site. 

https://www.gc4me.com/hrhome/job_vacancies_NEW.php

Click on Public Job Vacancies

Keyword: Planner 

Posted: April 22, 2021 


Zoning and Form-Based Code Project Manager

McKenna

Position Summary

McKenna’s Project Managers are passionate, talented, tenacious, and creative planners and designers who want to make a difference and see their work efforts result in tangible, inspirational outcomes. Our work is purposeful and impacts people by influencing the state of the environment; ultimately, we take pride in helping to improve quality of life in our great Midwestern communities.  McKenna’s team members enjoy the benefits of our practice, from the diversity of projects in a diverse range of communities to our fast-paced, creative, and collaborative team culture.

Visit www.mcka.com/careers for detailed information on our open positions. We value diversity in the workplace. Our inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while deepening our understanding of community planning and design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: April 22, 2021 


Preservation Planner (Part Time)

City of Holland

Works with property owners and office staff to provide direction and support for properties located in the Historic District. Processes applications and provides coordination and staff support to the Historic District Commission (HDC).

Pay Range: $22.61/hr. – $30.83/hr.

Schedule:15 Hours/Week (includes scheduled monthly Historic District Commission meetings)

For more details and to apply, click here.

We are accepting applications until May 9, 2021.

Posted: April 22, 2021 


Director of Economic Development

City of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

The City of Sun Prairie is seeking candidates to lead the City’s Economic Development Division. The Economic Development Director is the key City contact and ambassador for facilitating new investment in the community, from initial developer contact to ribbon cutting.  If you enjoy being part of a team that is used to getting things done, this is your opportunity.

Sun Prairie (35,895) is a growing community in the thriving Madison metropolitan area of Dane County.  The City encompasses approximately 13 square miles and is adjacent to the City of Madison, located just 10 miles from Dane County Regional Airport and 15 miles from the University of Wisconsin. 

The new Director will work with commissions and community organizations to promote common development goals, initiate and coordinate activities designed to create jobs and new investment, and facilitate retention of existing businesses.  The new Director will need to build relationships with contractors, private sector developers, neighborhoods, citizens, and non-profit and public organizations.  The Director will be responsible for resolving sensitive workforce housing development and similar issues as they arise. 

Starting salary is $90,000 to $100,000, DOQ with excellent fringe benefits, including access to an employee wellness clinic, workout room, paid parental and caregiver leave and Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). The City will pay reasonable relocation expenses.  The City of Sun Prairie is committed to advancing equity, honoring our diverse identity, and creating an inclusive culture.

Application deadline is May 24, 2021.

Click here for additional information and to Apply!

Posted: April 22, 2021 


Director of Community Development

Saginaw Charter Township

Want to lead planning and development for one of the largest townships in Michigan?  You’ll be responsible for customer service excellence, directing professional staff and consultants, guiding developers and applicants, and assisting the Board of Trustees and Planning Commission.  You’ll help shape the future of the Township through consultant partnerships to build a new, user-friendly Zoning Ordinance and achieve Redevelopment Ready Community certification.  You’ll have progressive experience and education in land use planning, zoning and enforcement.  EOE/ADA

Send your résumé by July 7, 2021, to [email protected] or by mail to Township Manager, Saginaw Charter Township, P.O. Box 6400, Saginaw, MI 48608-6400

Salary Range:  $79,482 – 107,300 DOQE

Highly competitive benefits package, including 15% match to retirement

Saginaw Charter Township is seeking qualified candidates for Director of Community Development.  With a population of 40,840, Saginaw Township is one of the largest townships in Michigan.  As an established community with aging demographics and housing stock, high residential demand, significant commercial/retail corridors, a regional shopping mall and many other redevelopment opportunities, the future of community development is a strategic priority.  The Director will play an integral role in leading planning and preparation efforts with consultants, including:

  •  Complete overhaul and update of Zoning Ordinance

  •  Retail Market Analysis

  •  Residential Market Analysis

  •  Redevelopment Ready Community Certification

  •  Establishing a Commercial Rehabilitation District

Please click here for more information.

Posted: April 22, 2021 


Planning/Zoning Administrator

Algoma Township

Algoma Township is seeking a full-time Planning/Zoning Administrator. The Administrator will perform a variety of routine and complex technical work in zoning administration, enforcement, and ordinance codes. The Administrator will ensure zoning and ordinance codes and standards are met and maintain related records. Algoma Township takes pride in maintaining a quiet rural attitude and enthusiasm for community and farming, though just minutes from several major cities. This person will play a critical role in the planned development of the Township and in the support of its residents, helping to strike the perfect balance between growth and development, resident needs, and the Township’s vision and master plan. Often acting as the liaison between the Board of Trustees, Planning Commission, and the public, the Administrator will review, interpret, apply, and enforce the zoning, land division, and other Township ordinances.

The position requires a high school diploma, with a degree preferred in a recognized planning discipline, a minimum of three (3) years of responsible municipal planning experience, and a valid/unrestricted Michigan driver’s license. For consideration, an Algoma Township application and detailed resume shall be submitted by 5:00 PM Monday, May 3, 2021 to Township Deputy Supervisor at: [email protected].

To see more of what Algoma Township has to offer go to Algomatwp.org.

Posted: April 15, 2021 


Planning, Development, and Zoning Director

City of Alpena

City of Alpena Planning, Development, and Zoning Director Opportunity!  Our community is known for friendly people, beautiful sunrises, and a bustling downtown.  Grab your kayak, telescope, fishing gear, snorkel, and hiking boots and settle into the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes. This is your opportunity to join a growing community and a dedicated municipal team!

The Department Director is responsible for oversight of the City’s planning, community and economic development, and building and zoning functions including the coordination of all functions of the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals in the areas of zoning, planning, and capital improvements programming. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, innovative, a visionary, and think regionally.  Progressive thinking and enthusiasm for forward movement is a must.

Current salary range for this position is $56,689 - $76,532.  Must live within 30 miles of the nearest Alpena City limit per Michigan Act No. 212 of 1999.

Further information can be found at www.alpena.mi.us/departments/human_resources/employment.php

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and four professional references to Kathy Himes, Director of Human Resources at [email protected] or to 208 North First Avenue, Alpena, MI 49707.  The City of Alpena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted: April 12, 2021 


Environmental Sustainability Officer

Oakland County

Oakland County, MI (pop. 1,251,000) County Seat: Pontiac/Waterford.  Oakland County is located in southeast Michigan, immediately north of Detroit. With a population of 1.2 million and covering over 900 square miles, Oakland County offers cosmopolitan urban centers, lakefront living, historic town centers, and natural country settings within close proximity of an array of employment opportunities.

The Environmental Sustainability Officer is an appointed position, serves at the pleasure of the County Executive and reports to a Deputy County Executive.  The Environmental Sustainability Officer functions as a strategic advisor on environmental sustainability initiatives and will serve as a key member of County Executive’s leadership team.  This position will advance the County's environmental sustainability interests at the state and federal level, both through seeking support from agencies for County initiatives and to present the County's work as best practice.

The position is responsible for development of the County’s near-term and long-term sustainability agenda, tracking progress towards measurable goals and working across various County departments to execute sustainability initiatives.  The Environmental Sustainability Officer leads internal review of plans and the creation of policies and programs to improve the County’s sustainability.  The position will also engage external partners to communicate, educate and advocate for environmentally responsibility plans and actions. 

More information can be found here.

Click here to apply

Posted: April 12, 2021 


Planning and Zoning Director

Hamburg Township

Hamburg Township is seeking an innovative, self-motivated professional to fill the role of Planning and Zoning Director.  This position will report directly to the Township Supervisor. 

The ideal candidate must have established interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with all levels of the Township staff, property owners, contractors, developers, engineers and others.  The candidate must demonstrate supervisory skills to effectively manage the administration of assigned functions, and be able to adapt and respond to multiple priorities, demands, handle pressure related deadlines and problem solving.

The candidate must have minimum of three years of related work experience, including thorough knowledge of Federal, State and Local statutes, and administrative regulations. 

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning or a related field. 

The starting salary range is $71,000 to $85,000 annually/DOQ.  The Township provides a full complement of benefits including paid vacation, holidays, sick, and personal days.  Additional benefits include medical, optical, dental, life insurance, and an excellent 401 A Defined Contribution Plan. 

Submit resume to Mike Dolan, Clerk, Hamburg Township, P.O. Box 157, Hamburg, MI 48139-0157 or email to [email protected]

More information can be found HERE

Posted: April 8, 2021 


Executive Director

Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority

Ann Arbor, MI (pop. 121,477) – Downtown Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan, over 7,500 downtown residents, more than 1,300 downtown employers and 29,000 downtown employees (2019). The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was formed in 1982. The DDA Executive Director works closely with a wide array of internal and external stakeholders to identify, fund, and manage high impact downtown programs and improvements.

Ideal candidates will have a track record of effectively working with staff and community partners, with the highest level of transparency and trust. Individuals who think strategically, have the courage to be cutting edge, while offering high energy passion for downtown, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be an innovative leader with exceptional communication skills.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Significant experience may be substituted for educational attainment.

• At least 5 years supervisory experience; and at least 5 years leading an organization.
• At least 5 years experience in municipal government, public/nonprofit organizations, urban planning, or related field.

Salary is $114,633 - $149,022, dependent on qualification and experience (DOQE). The DDA offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package. 

Apply at GovHRjobs.com by May 12, 2021. The Ann Arbor DDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The DDA values diversity, equity and inclusion and seeks candidates who represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Address letters to Jaymes Vettraino, Vice President, GovHR USA /Cheryl D. Orr, i4x, Tel: 847-380-3240.

More information can be found HERE.

Posted: April 8, 2021 


Transportation Planning Summer Intern

Grand Valley Metropolitan Council

The Grand Valley Metropolitan Council seeks a Transportation Planning Summer Intern.  The position of Transportation Planning Intern will be under the supervision of the Director of Transportation Planning and assist the department with their work. Primary duties will focus on activities associated with meeting the goals of the Clean Air Action Program, the nonmotorized program, and the safety program.  For full job description, go to https://www.gvmc.org/employment-opportunities

Posted: April 6, 2021 


Director of Municipal Services

Pittsfield Charter Township

Pittsfield Charter Township (Washtenaw County) is accepting applications for Director of Municipal Services.  This is a Full-Time position with competitive pay and benefits.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Township Supervisor, the Director of Municipal Services is responsible for directing, managing, and overseeing planning, zoning, and code enforcement along with directing the Township’s waste management, local road maintenance, stormwater, and sustainability initiatives (such as energy and green infrastructure, green development standards, and open space/agricultural preservation) requiring coordination with, among others, Washtenaw County Road Commission, MDOT, DTE, and Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission.

The position will be responsible for ensuring internal efficiencies that maximize customer service. The position will serve as a liaison to and coordinate between staff, Board of Trustees, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Township residents on issues related to municipal services.

Starting salary negotiable, depending on experience and qualifications of successful candidate.  Pittsfield Township participates in the MERS retirement system.

For more information including a complete job description, requirements, and information on how to apply, please visit http://pittsfield-mi.gov/jobs.  EOE

Posted: March 30, 2021


Community Development Director (CDI)

City of St. Clair Shores

The City of St Clair Shores is seeking an innovative, self-motivated professional to fill the role of Community Development Director. This position will serve as part of the senior management of the City and reports directly to the City Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a proven effective communicator with outstanding people skills as this position requires extensive contact with Council, members of the business community, and residents. This innovative, creative leader will bring a fresh perspective as well as exceptional leadership and management skills to the position. The Director of CDI directs the preparation of plans, policies, and programs to guide growth and conservation of the City of St. Clair Shores. This individual will manage physical planning, land development, commercial development, and rehabilitation and community development activities.

Candidates must have a minimum of ten (10) years of related work experience, including thorough knowledge of Federal, State and local statutes, and administrative regulations related to community and neighborhood development programs.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, engineering, planning or related field.

The starting salary range is $94,902-$111,650 annually/DOQ. The City provides a full complement of benefits including paid vacation, paid holidays, personal days, and sick time. Additional benefits include medical, optical, dental, and life insurance and an excellent 401A Defined Contribution Plan. The qualified candidate should plan on a July 1, 2021 start date.

Visit www.scsmi.net for employment details.

Posted: March 30, 2021


Planning Director

Peninsula Township

Peninsula Township in Grand Traverse County is accepting applications for the position of Planning Director. Peninsula Township is a very unique northern Michigan community. It manages one of the first PDR programs in the nation and includes more than 40 miles of Great Lakes coastline. The Planning Director is responsible for a wide range of tasks including master plan development/updates, zoning updates, special use permits, community engagement, grant writing/administration, and planning coordination with adjacent jurisdictions and other government entities. This position requires strong communication and organizational skills and an ability to work effectively with others. A master's degree in urban planning, public administration, or a related field is preferred but not required. Applicants must be able to demonstrate substantial years of experience in the aforementioned job skills and/or in related fields. AICP certification is preferred but not required. Please submit a cover letter and resume no later than Thursday, April 22, 2021. More information is available by contacting the Peninsula Township Clerk at 13235 Center Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.

Posted March 24, 2021 


Staff Planner

Marquette Charter Township

Marquette Charter Township is seeking candidates for the full-time position of Staff Planner.  The position is responsible for carrying out assigned activities of the Planning Department and provides support to the Township Planning/Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission.  This position will interpret and administer the Township’s Master Plan and ordinances, perform research, prepare professional reports as needed, and provide GIS and Asset Management program support.  The position will also address neighborhood preservation concerns and administer property maintenance.  The position requires a bachelor’s degree in a recognized planning discipline, a minimum of one (1) year of responsible municipal planning experience, and a valid/unrestricted Michigan driver’s license.  The successful candidate will be required to travel within the Township to conduct inspections, traverse uneven terrain and obstacles, and engage in moderately strenuous physical activity while exposed to outside weather conditions.  First year compensation is $39,300-$51,100 DOQ, with annual progression schedule and generous paid benefit package.  For consideration, a Marquette Township application and detailed resume shall be submitted by 5:00 PM Friday, April 16, 2021 to Township Manager, Marquette Charter Township, 1000 Commerce Drive, Marquette, MI 49855.  For application, job description and more information on what Marquette Township has to offer, please visit www.marquettetownship.org.

Posted: March 22, 2021