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Community Resiliency Planner/Long Range Planner II

City of Whitefish
The City of Whitefish, Montana is seeking a Community Resiliency Planner, with a broad range of proven experience in community housing, economic development, sustainability and/or comprehensive planning to join our planning team. Under the direction of the Planning Director and/or City Manager, this position will manage a full range of complex professional planning duties related to affordable housing strategy and grant writing, economic development strategies, multi-modal transportation, and community sustainability, as well as assisting with comprehensive planning, zoning code updates, and occasional related current planning duties as assigned. The position requires a Bachelors degree in regional and/or city planning or a related field and four (4) years of progressive experience in long range planning, housing, economic development, sustainability or multi-modal transportation planning. Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. The salary range is $61,297.60 to $79,331.20 per year, depending on qualifications, plus an attractive benefits package. One of the fastest growing cities in Montana, Whitefish is consistently rated one of the best small towns in America and was named one of the top 25 ski towns in the world by National Geographic. It is located on the shores of Whitefish Lake and the base of Big Mountain – home to Whitefish Mountain Resort. Whitefish also boasts over 42 miles of natural surface single track mountain biking and hiking trails with 10 trailheads, golfing, world class dining, two professional live theater companies, and is only thirty minutes from Glacier National Park. APPLY BY: Applicants are required to submit their online application, resume, and cover letter by the priority deadline, June 28, 2024, 5 pm. This recruitment will remain open until filled. For assistance with online application process, please contact the Human Resources department at [email protected] or call 406-863-2464. EOE-AA-M/F-VET-DISABILITY