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Lake County
Lake County
Lake County Job Opening The Lake County Planning Department is accepting applications for: PLANNER The Lake County Planning Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill a Planner position. The position involves administering a wide variety of land-use planning regulations. Successful applicants must have graduated with a degree in Planning, Environmental Studies, Geography or a related field, or have a minimum of two years of professional experience in a similar position, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualifications: • enjoy a team-oriented work environment • be detail oriented and quality driven • be able to manage multiple priorities on a daily basis • be willing to learn, take direction, be ready to adjust, and be able to think on their feet • have previous experience with customer service, report writing, public speaking, ability to exercise independent judgment, experience with construction, and knowledge of environmental studies • be able and willing to effectively and professionally communicate with members of the public under potentially stressful conditions • be able to attend public meetings, including regular monthly evening meetings • have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to conduct site visits to properties within the county DUTIES: Duties associated with a Planner position would include: • conducting themselves in a professional manner • assisting the public with research and answering property related questions • preparing and presenting reports and other written documents to the public and county boards • reviewing permit applications and plans to ensure compliance with governmental regulations • subdivision review and assisting with regulation amendments • conducting site visits to properties within the county to evaluate for compliance • taking direction from and reporting to the Planning Director (specific duties assigned to each Planner are determined by the Planning Director) Hours/Days: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m./M-F; may work some non-office hours. Wage: $20.00-22.00/hourly or D.O.E Benefits: Lake County offers excellent benefits! *This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.* Visit our website to apply: https://lakemt.applicantpro.com/jobs/ Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.