Planner | Dothan, AL


The ideal Planner candidate confers with CED Director to determine which project(s) to undertake and to plan focus for research as well as completing the following tasks:
 Prepares planning documents for communities throughout the region.
 Assists communities in updating or developing zoning ordinances, land use maps, and subdivision regulations.
 Assists in writing and administering grants to appropriate agencies.
 Plans, compiles, and drafts base maps, land use maps, and other illustrative materials.
 Attends city council, county commission, and other public meetings to gather information or present data.
 Conducts personal interviews with area residents and organizational leaders regarding such planning issues as land use, zoning, utilities, transportation, recreational facilities, and community services.
 Consults with engineers, system operators, and other experts regarding possible systems upgrades.
 Provides communities with a broad picture of their facilities/systems—strengths, weaknesses, and areas which may need attention.
 Attends professional meetings, workshops, or classes in area of specialty.
 Performs other duties as requested by CED Director.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, public administration, or closely related area. Experience in planning related work OR appropriate combination of education and experience. Possess valid driver’s license and be willing to drive to on-site locations and community meetings. Be willing to travel to professional meetings/workshops. Be willing to work irregular hours as duties demand.

Salary & Benefits

Minimum Salary of $43,721.60. Retirement Systems of Alabama. Blue Cross Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance. Short-Term Disability. Annual Leave and Sick Leave. State and Federal Holidays.

How to Apply

Check the website or contact Tiffany Brown, Human Resources Director, at:
Phone: 334-794-4093 ext. 1415


This position is open until filled.