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City of Lock Haven Seeking City Planner & Development Coordinator

Job Position


City Planner & Development Coordinator

Job Description 


The City of Lock Haven is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to serve the community as the City Planner & Development Coordinator. The Planner performs a variety of tasks supporting planning, grants administration and economic development opportunities in the community of about 10,000 residents. Salary range is between $35-$45,000 per year and includes a competitive benefits package which provides for a no-deductible health plan, dental and life insurance, a pension, vacation and personal days. For a complete position description visit www.lockhavenpa.gov

Job Requirements


The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Community Development, or English with understanding and experience in several aspects of the following:


  • Administer the City’s Zoning, Subdivision and Land Development ordinances
  • Administer the City’s Comprehensive Plan
  • Administer the Historic District Advisory Committee
  • Liaison to the City Planning Commission
  • Administer the City’s Zoning, Subdivision and Land Development ordinances


  • Application and administration of grants from State and local governments, agencies and foundations
  • Administer community compliance plans (Section 504 ADA, EEOC, Fair Housing, etc.)
  • Administer City’s Commercial Loan Program and Sidewalk Repair Grant/Loan Program
  • Coordinate the City’s Community Development Block Grant programs with grant administrator SEDA-COG

How to Apply 


Interested applicants should submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, (3) writing sample, (4) list of grants applied for and awarded over the past 2 years to hiring@lockhavenpa.gov or by mail to CITY OF LOCK HAVEN PLANNER SEARCH, 20 E Church Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745