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Chester County Seeking Planner

Job Position


Community Planner

Job Description 


Chester County is a diverse and dynamic county where there is a balance between growth and preservation. The Planning Commission seeks a Community Planner to assist in sound planning efforts throughout Chester County. The position, classified as a Planner II, provides professional consulting services to local municipalities in implementing the County’s long-range plan, Landscapes.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate must demonstrate a competency level in project planning and implementation. Demonstrated knowledge shall include an understanding of the Municipalities Planning Code, including but not limited to the preparation of comprehensive plans, zoning and subdivision ordinances.

Requirements: The candidate must possess excellent verbal, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office and ESRI ArcGIS products. Candidates should demonstrate experience with the Municipalities Planning Code in preparing comprehensive plans and ordinances, analyzing quantitative data, delivering presentations, authoring technical reports, and creating plan graphics.

Job Requirements


Minimum Requirements: a Master’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture or a related field, or a Bachelor’s Degree with three years of job experience.

How to Apply


Applicants are encouraged to apply on-line at: www.chesco.org/Jobs.aspx