Principal Planner – Long-Range Planning | Auburn, AL


This position is primarily responsible for assisting in administering long-range planning and development activities for the City. Some of the major duties of this position include overseeing the preparation of comprehensive plans and other long-range planning documents; conducting complex and sensitive professional planning projects, research, and analysis; acting as lead author or editor of plans; providing project management for long-range planning tasks; developing work schedules and assignments; administering consultant contracts; maintaining overall work programs; supervising project team members engaged in project-related tasks; supervising other planners engaged in long-range planning support activities; gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data related to long-range planning processes; assessing issues and identifies needs as related to planning processes.

Job Requirements

A baccalaureate degree in urban planning or a closely related field and at least one to three years of experience in a comparable field are required. AICP certification is required.

Salary & Benefits

The salary range is $5,845.74$6,897.97/month, depending upon qualifications. The City of Auburn has an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply

Interested individuals may submit their application electronically via the City of Auburn’s website which can be accessed using this link:

Deadline for applications is 09/30/2023.