Employment Opportunities and RFPs

Associate Planner

City of Ketchum seeks Associate Planner to provide a variety of professional land use planning and community development duties of the city. The Ketchum Planning and Building Department operates as a dynamic and collaborative team within City Hall and in working for and serving the public, are committed to making a difference by being of service to the public and each other.

The Associate Planner plays a critical role in providing professional guidance and direction to all current planning projects and has primary responsibility for review and approval of all projects requiring Design Review and a Building Permit. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated interest and experience in the design of the built environment and will be a high-level thinker and problem solver with a commanding grasp of land use planning principles and will be skilled in critical thinking and research. This position works closely with other city departments, outside agencies, and professionals in the development community; the ability to foster and maintain professional working relationships is critical. Confident and refined public speaking skills are a high priority for this position, which is required to present projects and updates as least twice per month to councils, boards, and other public audiences. Compensation Range: $51,842 – $62,994.  DOE.

View and download the job description and application packet at www.ketchumidaho.org/jobs.  Submit a completed application packet to maustin@ketchumidaho.org.  Applications are due by Friday, October 6, COB. Complete applications include a resume, cover letter, and the job application.  Any incomplete applications will be rejected.  Equal Opportunity Employer.


City of Kuna Economic Development Specialist

Position Type:    Full-Time                                                                                                                                    

Salary:   $50, 0000 to $60,000 DOE

General Statement of Duties:

This position performs a wide range of activities related to economic development such as developing, implementing and coordinating business expansion, retention, relocation, marketing and tourism. A high degree of public relations skills is required to promote community programs, establish credibility and gain cooperation and active involvement from potential program participates.

Acceptable Experience and Training:

High school diploma or GED equivalency is required, supplemented by college level courses in marketing, economic development, communications or public relations or a related field; and

Preferably two years’ experience working in an economic development agency or in marketing; and
Considerable experience in business recruitment or economic development programs.

The full job description is located at: http://kunacity.id.gov/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=97&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Economic-Development-Specialist-35


Teton County Wyoming Associate Planner

Great professional opportunity in a beautiful mountain resort community! Our ideal candidate is a team player who is detail oriented with excellent written/verbal communications skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask.

Primary Responsibilities:

Serve as the main point of contact for land use inquiries from property owners, developers, and the public.

Review land use applications for compliance with County Regulations.

Prepare concise/accurate staff reports for Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission and the public.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and 2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Master’s Degree preferred.

Hiring range is $52,845 – $55,521 which includes a comprehensive benefit package.

To apply online and submit a cover letter and resume visit www.tetonwyo.org/jobs

Application deadline is 4pm September 25th

Teton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Community and Economic Development – Permit Technician

The City of McCall Community and Economic Development Department seeks an individual with analytical, organizational, and customer service skills to fill the recently vacated, regular, full-time position of Permit Technician. The selected individual will perform a variety of highly responsible, complex administrative support and technical functions within the department, including customer service duties. An Associate’s Degree in urban planning, architecture, construction management or related field; Permit Technician certification is preferred or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Starting salary $15.51-16.42 per hour/DOE.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), as well as vacation and sick leave. Applications available at City Hall or www.mccall.id.us.  EOE, DFW.  Open until filled.



Assistant Planning Director

Montana’s fastest-growing county seeks an experienced planner, with strong technical and leadership skills to serve as Assistant Planning Director.  Salary ranges from $57,033-$69,201 DOQ, plus excellent benefits package. The Assistant Planning Director position is new for the Department of Planning & Community Development and provides an opportunity to be part of a strategy that will help bolster the effectiveness of planning functions in Gallatin County. The Assistant Planning Director will provide programmatic oversight of Gallatin County’s development review services and provide capacity for the Planning Director and other staff to make much-needed progress on other Department responsibilities (e.g. long-range planning, regulation maintenance, public outreach, and stakeholder collaboration, etc.).

 The Assistant Planning Director position is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in an organization constantly seeking ways to best provide services to a fast-growing community. The position assists the Planning Director with implementation of policy, fulfillment of various regulatory and statutory duties, supervision of staff, and management of programmatic functions of the Department. The position interacts extensively with the public and community stakeholders and will work closely with elected officials and several planning-related boards.

See full position announcement here for more information.



Job Title:              Associate City Planner (Current)

Department:         Community Development

Reports to:           Planning Supervisor

Open Date:           August 24, 2017

Close Date:          Open Until Filled, First Review September 14, 2017

Hiring Range:        $45,968.00 – $58,718.40 annually, DOE

Salary Range:       $45,968.00 – $68,931.20 annually, DOE

Job Summary:

This mid-level planning position involves both routine and complex current planning tasks and duties such as assisting the general public and City staff by communicating ordinances, policies and procedures and analyzing land use applications for conformity to established plans and ordinances. The Associate City Planner position involves researching and preparing staff reports and recommendations on development proposals to the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council. The Associate City Planner position also involves researching and preparing administrative staff reports and review of site improvements to ensure that development complies with conditions of approval.

Applicants can should go to www.meridiancity.org/jobs.aspx for additional information and to apply.


Associate Planner

Garden City, a town surrounded by Boise, Idaho is in the process of hiring an Associate Planner.  To apply please see attached link: Garden City Application for Employment

Reports To:  Development Services Director

Department: Development

Established:   03/2012

Revised: 6/2017

FLSA Designation:    Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: 9 (Minimum Starting $21.06/hour DOQ/DOE)


This position will provide assistance to the public and administer a high level of planning, zoning, and flood plain ordinances and processes. Latitude is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.



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