Planner I

Salary – $59,222.00 – $69,954.00 Annually
Location – 160 S Macy Street Fond du Lac, WI
Job Type – Full Time
Department – Parks and Planning
Job Number – 0227PLANNER2023
Closing – 3/17/2023 4:30 PM Central


Under the general direction of the Director of Land Information develop plans, review land divisions, prepare recreation grants, write staff reports and revises land use control ordinances. Responds to day to day public inquiries regarding local zoning, land divisions, and parks and trails development issues.  Provides staff support to the Director of Land Information and the UW-Extension Education, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee. Examples of Duties

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all?inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
Planning & Parks:
– Review and approve land divisions based on local zoning and County subdivision ordinances.
– Answers public inquiries regarding zoning and subdivision regulations.
– Assists local Towns in reviewing land development projects.
– Assists Land Information Director in preparing Comprehensive and Farmland Preservation plans.
– Updates various county ordinances when necessary.
– Assists with preparing and submitting recreational grants for parks and trails..            Administers the State Snowmobile grant and works with local snowmobile clubs on trail development.
– Serves as advisory staff to the UW-Extension Education, Agriculture, and Recreation Committee and completes special projects as assigned.
– Assists the Land Information Director with budget preparation and project invoices.
– Consults with county departments to determine future projects needed to develop the county GIS system.
– Assists GIS Specialist with acquisition of GIS hardware and software for staff and other county departments. Typical Qualifications

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of the laws and ordinances affecting county planning and zoning, and preparation of state grant applications. Ability to manage grants, speak publicly to various organizations and to interact effectively with the general public.  Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems and database management.    Ability to oversee and manage projects.

Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Geography, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field of study in addition to two years of planning related experience required. Or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.   Qualified candidates will also have experience with GIS and ArcMap.

In evaluating candidates for this position, the County may consider a combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position.


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