Peters Township Seeking Assistant Planning Director



Assistant Planning Director



The Assistant Planning Director under the administrative direction of the Planning Director performs highly responsible work in the administration and operation of the Planning Department. The Assistant Planning
Director provides assistance to the Planning Director and advises the staff, Planning Commission, and Zoning Hearing Board. This individual makes recommendations to the Planning Director on current and long-range planning issues, code enforcement, subdivision/land development, and zoning for Peters Township, and will also assume responsibility for varied assignments in support of the Planning Department’s ongoing operation as assigned by the Planning Director and the Township Manager.

This individual will provide oversight and assist in the adoption, revision, and implementation of the comprehensive plan and ordinances designed to implement the provisions of the plan. The individual will provide staff assistance, support and advice to the Planning Director, Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board, Construction Appeals Board, Planning Staff and Township Manager in carrying out their responsibilities. The Assistant Planning Director ensures that the highest standards of professional conduct and safety are followed and that the administrative and operational policies of the Planning Department support and conform to the direction of the Planning Director and Township Manager.

This position supports the Planning Director in developing the annual operating budget and five-year Capital Improvement Program. The Assistant Planning Director also assists the Planning Director in decisions related to hiring, performance evaluation, and discipline of employees in the Planning Department.

Job Requirements 


Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or a related field and 3 years of experience working with Zoning, Land Use Planning, and Code Enforcement.

How to Apply 


Applications must be submitted to the Municipal Building or