Planner 2 – Plan Review – Land Development Division | Nashville, TN


The Planner 2 will be responsible for reviewing complex land development cases.

Assigned to the Land Development & Design Division of the Metropolitan Planning Department, the Planner 2 will perform and coordinate professional level work related to site plans, zone changes, PUDs, Specific Plans, text amendments, permits and subdivision plats. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic about current planning and customer service. Ability to communicate at a high level with other Metro Departments, development professionals, citizens and engineers is desired. Must have the ability to accurately process, review, analyze and critique complex development issues with an emphasis on good urban design principles. Ability to write clearly and prepare concise and accurate letters, reports and presentations is necessary. Other qualifications include: knowledge of basic legal principles of land development and zoning; knowledge of form-based codes and New Urbanism; attention to detail; compliance with time-sensitive deadlines; clear and timely communication with a variety of stakeholders; strong prioritization and negotiation skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Education and Certification requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, or related field, from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of related experience, or Master’s Degree in Planning or related field from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of related experience. Current planning experience for a local government is desired. Annual salary is $80,810.37

Salary & Benefits

$80,810, Annual Salary

Perks & Benefits
• Hybrid work week and flexible office environment
• Expansive suite of benefit options including paid family leave; medical, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; short and long-
term disability insurance; optional deferred compensation plan; flexible spending accounts; pension program; subsidized public
transit; and more
• Support for qualifying professional licenses, certifications, and professional development hours
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans.

How to Apply + Deadline

Applications will be accepted through December 1st, 2023.

Qualified applicants should send letter of interest, resume and relevant work samples to:

Randi Semrick
Human Resources Administrator
Metro Nashville Planning Department
800 President Ronald Reagan Way
P.O. Box 196300
Nashville, TN 37219-6300
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