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Contract City Planner

November 9, 2020 by dlarson

South Weber City

Posting Date:            November 9, 2020

Department:              Planning/Development

Reports to:                 City Manager

Position Type:           Contract

How to Apply:            Send Resume and Cover Letter including cost proposal to:

David Larson, City Manager

1600 E South Weber Dr, South Weber, UT 84405

OR email to:


Deadline to Apply:    November 30



Performs a variety of professional, skilled duties overseeing the City’s planning and community development process. This includes internal and cross-team collaboration, advising policymakers on land use decisions, assisting commercial and residential developers through the City’s development process, and providing plan reviews on development proposals. It also includes interacting with residents and landowners answering zoning questions helping understand city codes. Attendance at monthly Planning Commission meetings is required and attendance at bi-monthly City Council meetings may be requested.  Drafting land use code amendments and General Plan updates may be required.


Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics:

Thorough knowledge of general principles and practices related to city planning and the development process. Experienced in long- and short-range planning. Skilled in plan review. Knowledge of state and local land use and zoning codes. Knowledge and proficiency in use of commonly used computer programs and communications technology.



Degree in Planning or related field and 7 years related experience. Ability to interact with the public, staff and city officials in a professional manner.



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