City Planner

  • Application Period Closed Appointment Pending Full Time Planning & Development
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 3 months ago



Full Time

Post Through 06/28/2021



The City of Kettering, Ohio is seeking a reliable, responsible and professional individual to fill the full-time position of City Planner. The City Planner performs a variety of current and long-term planning activities, implements goals and strategies to guide the development of the City.  This position provides services to the Planning and Development Department in duties that primarily involve planning administration, enforcement, supervision, research, analysis, presentation and interpretation of site plans.  Duties also involve enforcing City ordinances and codes governing all development projects within the community. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Planning & Development Director.


The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, geography, architecture, landscape architecture or related field and three years related experience preferably in the public sector. AICP certification is also preferred.   A basic knowledge of principles and practices of community development and revitalization programs; proficiency in the use of computers and the ability to quickly adapt to changing technology. The City Planner will be required to develop and implement plans, work independently and in team situations, accurately interpret, explain and enforce City codes, policies and procedures, and competently handle a variety of situations with professionalism, tact and courtesy.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively with other staff and City officials and possess strong oral and written communication skills. A valid State of Ohio driver’s license with a good driving record is required.


Pay range is up to $114,046 with entry rate depending on related skills, education and experience; excellent benefits.


Interested candidates may submit a Resume and Cover Letter no later than 5:00 pm on June 28, 2021 to: Director of Human Resources, Kettering Government Center, 3600 Shroyer Road, Kettering OH 45429-2799 or to or via fax to 937-296-3371. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM. For a detailed description, please visit the City’s website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

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