Description: The City of Ames has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Planner to implement the City's development standards, including zoning, subdivision, and other regulations. This is both a front-line planning position working directly with customers on development proposals, permitting, code compliance, and inquiries; and also a long-range planning position involved in comprehensive planning, research, and policy development.
As a member of the City staff, you will receive a generous benefits package that includes: low cost health, dental, vision and prescription coverage, flexible benefits plan, 10 paid holidays, an IPERS retirement package, a deferred compensation option, and tuition reimbursement. In addition, the City offers a comprehensive wellness program including: free biennial health screenings, free annual flu shots, reduced rates on fitness classes and gym membership, and an opportunity for health insurance premium discounts through a health incentive program.
Employees with the City of Ames enjoy a stimulating work environment that offers room to grow and develop professionally including a training curriculum of professional development courses throughout the year. We believe in upward mobility for our employees and the diversity and size of our organization provides real opportunity for advancement - even in times of economic uncertainty.
Centrally located in the heart of Iowa, Ames is a vibrant, progressive community of nearly 60,000 providing residents an excellent quality of life. Home to Iowa State University, Ames offers year-round recreation opportunities, diverse cultural offerings, a stable economy, safe neighborhoods, and a high-achieving school district.
Salary Range: $50,478 – 73,798
To be considered for this position you must submit an application. Applications and additional job duties can be found at our website: http://www.cityofames.org/jobs.
Applications must be received by Wednesday, May 2, 2012. EEO/AA