Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Job Opportunity: City Planner in the city of Geneva, Illinois

The City of Geneva, a vibrant, growth-oriented, historic city of 23,000 located at the west edge of the Chicago metropolitan area, seeks a City Planner to coordinate the review of development proposals, perform zoning compliance reviews, prepare comprehensive plan updates and special planning projects, gather and analyze data, and provide advice and guidance to petitioners.

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in urban planning or a related field and three to four years of progressively responsible related experience; or any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Requires an ability to maintain effective working relationships with residents, property owners, developers, city advisory commissions and other city staff. An understanding of the principles and practices of comprehensive city planning, zoning, and development review processes is required. Effective written and oral communication skills are a must.

The salary range for this position is $57,932-$81,787 annually with a starting range up to $63,578 depending on qualifications. The City of Geneva is an equal employment opportunity employer. Please send resume, three professional references, and completed job application to: Sharon Robbins, Human Resources Office, City of Geneva, 22 South First Street, Geneva, Illinois, 60134 or by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, 2008. Job applications may be found at Applications will not be accepted via facsimile.

For more information on the City of Geneva please visit our website at under “Jobs”. Applications will not be accepted via facsimile.

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