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Planner I or II

April 29, 2022 by hr2

Website City of South Jordan

Growing, community-oriented city.

Are you looking to start or grow your career in City Planning? South Jordan is a growing city with exciting opportunities!


Perform a variety of working-level professional and technical duties related to implementing department work plans and programs and monitoring community compliance with established planning, zoning, and development ordinances.


Planner I Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, geography, or related field OR in the absence of the above, a Master’s Degree in Planning from an accredited college or university may be considered.

Planner II Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, geography or a closely related field AND three (3) years of experience performing position related duties.


American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification preferred


Knowledge of legal system and procedures affecting planning, zoning and related operations of the city; principles and practices related to local government planning and zoning, economics, sociology and community organization as applied to urban planning; planning and zoning and subdivision law, theory and application; the relationship between factors affecting urban planning policy, such as economic, political, sociological, legal, etc.; local government structure and operations, including the budgetary procedures and fiscal management; research methodology, statistical analysis and evaluation of research data; land use, zoning, federal, state, and local laws; interpersonal communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work interdependently with initiative and reliability in a team environment; mentoring and serving as a resource to other staff..

•PEHP Health benefits including medical, dental, vision, and term life insurance paid at 80%
•Accrued vacation and sick leave
•401(k) or 457 retirement savings plan match
•Pension through Utah Retirement Systems
•Twelve paid Holidays
•Tuition Reimbursement

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