Community Planners advance innovative planning concepts throughout Chester County by partnering with municipalities and community stakeholders to implement the county’s long-range plan, Landscapes3. The Planner II will support Senior Community Planners in drafting comprehensive plans, ordinances, and special planning studies. The Chester County Planning Commission is committed to embracing places, enhancing choices, and engaging communities as we continue to balance preservation and growth in the county.
This is an entry level position. Experienced professionals are encouraged to share this position with early-career planners.
Community Planners are outstanding communicators, exceptionally organized, detail oriented, and excellent collaborators. Knowledge and understanding of the PA Municipalities Planning Code, comprehensive planning, zoning, and subdivision and land development regulations allows Community Planners to excel at their duties. Communication with community stakeholders and planning partners is an essential function. The ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.
The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS products. Ideal candidates will demonstrate experience in preparing plans and ordinances, analyzing data, and creating presentations.
Applications must be submitted through the Chester County Job Opportunities webpage. The webpage and job description can be accessed here.