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City Planner / Zoning Administrator

May 15, 2023 by ajaagard

Website Tooele City



Full-time, Grade 19 (Salary Range is $62K-$90K), FLSA Exempt

Includes Comprehensive Benefit Package

Applications Deadline is 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2023

Tooele City is located 30 minutes southwest of Salt Lake City. We are known for our view of the Great Salt Lake, the beautiful Oquirrh Mountains, and as a hub for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Our City has experienced unprecedented growth over the past decade providing amenities of a larger city yet maintaining a rural, family feel. While we are still considered rural, both residential and commercial development continues and we are on the verge of moving from a 3rd to 2nd class community.  Our population is estimated at 35,000.

As the City Planner/Zoning Administrator, you will be a key member of our community development team serving as the primary contact for the public regarding matters such as planning, zoning, development review, and related ordinances.   Daily duties include meeting with the public to facilitate the orderly progression of developments, reviewing planning projects for conformance with City ordinances, conducting feasibility studies and researching issues, representing the City at meetings, writing staff reports, and coordinating meetings of the Tooele City Planning Commission.  Generally Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.


Properly managed growth and exceptional customer service are priorities for Tooele City.


Our ideal candidate will have:

·         Bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, urban design, public administration, engineering, or a related field; 3 years of planning experience.

·         AICP certification highly desired.

·         One year working in a senior capacity.

·         Exceptional communication skills, strategic planning, listening, problem resolution, and leadership skills.


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A complete copy of the job description including physical requirements and work environment specifications is available from the HR office.

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