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Planner I or II

May 16, 2023 by kgerard

Website North Ogden City, UT

Northern Weber County beautiful community to live work and play.

Full Time
Salary Range $22.50 – 26.50 DOQ (+ Benefits)

Essential Job Functions
• Conducts research, prepares staff reports and makes presentations on project proposals to the
Planning Commission, City Council, and other boards and committees as assigned.
• Develops planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans, programs, and
• Updates City demographic information and works with the US Census Bureau as needed.
• Processes, tracks, analyzes, and makes recommendations on a wide variety of development
• Assists with grant writing and tracking.
• Oversees development application review for current planning processes.
• Assists with writing land use regulations and policies, identifies key stake holder groups, drafts new
regulations, presents new regulations to Planning Commission and City Council for adoption.
• Assist with the update of North Ogden City General Plan and Zoning/Subdivision regulations.
• Serves on committees associated with the City on an as-needed basis.
• Performs frequent customer service and provides front counter representation for the City.
• Reviews and approves building permits and provides assistance with the land use code to various
departments including Building and Code Enforcement.
• Performs business license reviews and zoning verifications.
• Assists the Police Department and Community Service Officers with Code Enforcement.
• Attends meetings, many of which are in the evening, for the Planning Commission, City Council, and
other committees as appointed. May assist with reading and proofreading minutes, operating
audiovisual equipment, and providing administrative and technical assistance.
• Responds to GRAMA requests as needed by the City Recorder.
• Responds to land use applications as assigned. Must stay up to date on changing land use legislation
and best practices.
• Other duties as assigned.

Works under the general supervision of the Community and Economic Development Director.

Employment Status
The employee filling this position is a non-exempt employee and is “at will”.

General Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or a closely related field.
• 2-3 years of experience in City Planning or a closely related field. An equivalent combination of
experience and education may be evaluated for qualifying experience on a case-by-case basis.
• Experience with various computer programs including but not limited to: Word, Excel, Outlook, ArcGIS,
Bluebeam, and Adobe PDFs.
• Communicate effectively (verbal and written) with the public and governmental officials.
• Have strong interpersonal skills.
• Organized and detail oriented.
• Basic computer skills

Working Conditions
Tasks require a variety of physical activities that may involve muscular strain such as walking, standing,
stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and seeing. Mental application utilizes memory for details,
emotional stability and discriminating thinking. In frequent travel required of performing portions of job

Salary will be based on experience as a Planner. Individuals with minimum experience will be hired at the
lower end of the pay grade.

Benefits Include
• Pension through Utah Retirement System
• Up to 6% match into 401(k)
• Health and dental insurance
• Vacation (80 hours 1st year) and sick leave
• 13 paid holidays

Additional Information
The City will provide reasonable accommodation for any applicant during the selection process. Preemployment drug testing and background check is required.

Application Procedure
Please submit your application and resume online at
You may also drop off a completed application and resume to 505 E. 2600 N., North Ogden, Utah, or email
Katie Gerard,

To apply for this job email your details to

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