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Borough of Indiana Seeking Planning and Zoning Official

Job Position


Planning and Zoning Official

Job Description 


The Planning and Zoning Official is a non-union and non-supervisory position reporting directly to the Borough Manager. The Planning and Zoning Official shall be responsible for and participate in the operational functions of the Planning & Zoning Department and serve as the staff representative for the Planning Commission.

Job Requirements 


The Planning and Zoning Official shall possess, at a minimum, the following skills, abilities and qualifications:

  • Knowledge of State Building Code and local land use regulations
  • Ability to interpret and implement local and state regulations
  • Knowledge of civil and criminal judicial proceedings
  • Ability to handle and resolve problems and to work effectively with elected and appointed officials, co-workers, officials of other entities, and the public
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook)
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS
  • Strong organizational skills; self-motivated and able to accomplish assignments with limited supervision
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, plans, and maps
  • Ability to obtain and maintain American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification within a time period prescribed by the Borough
  • Possess and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license

Educational Requirement
A Bachelor’s degree in Planning or equivalent level of education in a closely related field is required. A Master’s degree in Planning and/or AICP certification is a plus.

How to Apply 


Send cover letter and resume to: contact-us@indianaboro.com