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Crawford County Seeking Planner

Job Position


Land Use Planner

Job Description


The Crawford County Planning Office is accepting resumes for a Land Use Planner position. Under the administrative direction of the Planning Director and Assistant Planning Director for Community Planning, the Land Use Planner is responsible with managing the review, development, and approval process of county-wide and municipal specific land use controls. The Land Use Planner is a specialized position with an elevated professional level of duties and responsibilities pertaining to land use regulations and there legality.

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Job Requirements


The Land Use Planner performs a variety of required duties including, but not limited to, manage and review of land use applications, assist municipalities with the creation of land use regulations, and manage or assist with managing county initiated projects. The position should be familiar with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (PA MPC) and have knowledge of the following subjects:

  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principles, practices, and techniques of planning;
  • Principles, methodology, and practices of research and data collection;
  • Various computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications (such as Google Earth, Census webpage, etc.), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and SketchUP;
  • Group facilitation techniques for use during public meetings.

Ideal Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in urban/regional planning, community development or related field from an accredited four-year institution with three years of experience in the planning profession. Applicable education to offset experience may be applicable.

How to Apply


How To Apply: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume outlining relevant experience by 4:30pm EST on July 28, 2017 via mail to the address below or email to slotarski@co.crawford.pa.us.

Zachary Norwood, Planning Director
Crawford County Planning Office
c/o Susan Lotarski, Human Resources Director
903 Diamond Park
Meadville, PA 16335