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Planner I or II, Current Planning

City of Whitefish
Whitefish, MT
The City of Whitefish, Montana is seeking a full-time Planner I or Planner II (DOE) – Current Planning, with proven planning skills to join our Planning & Building Department team. Under the direction of the Planning Director, this position will manage a full range of complex professional planning duties related to evaluating land use and development permit proposals, writing and presenting reports, and providing information to developers and the general public. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in regional and/or city planning or a related field and at least two (2) years of progressive experience in current planning. Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 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 twenty-five 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 thirtysix miles of natural surface single-track mountain biking and hiking trails with ten trailheads, golfing, world class dining, two professional live theater companies, and is only thirty minutes from Glacier National Park. The salary range is dependent upon qualifications – Planner I $49,587 - $64,168 annually / Planner II $54,704 - $70,782 annually plus an attractive benefits package. Likely starting salary for Planner I is $49,587. A detailed job description and application information is available at the City of Whitefish website, under Job Openings, or at Flathead Job Service, 427 1st Avenue E., Kalispell, MT, 59901 or at 418 E. Second Street, Whitefish, Montana 59937. APPLY TO: Please submit application cover letter, resume, and completed and signed City employment application form to Sherri Baccaro, Human Resources Director, City of Whitefish, P.O. Box 158, Whitefish, MT 59937-0158 or to [email protected] Deadline to apply: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Postmarks will not be accepted