Governmental Agencies 2024-04-03 2024-04-25

Planner/Sr. Planner

Ada County Highway District
Garden City, Idaho

Job ID: 155165
Job Status: Full-time

Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for the position of Planner/Sr. Planner in the Planning Review Section. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage range for the Planner is $26.00 - $29.90 per hour / DOQ and the Sr. Planner wage range is $28.60 - $32.90. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus.

ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, paid parental leave, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Planner works in a fast-paced team environment, reviewing current land development applications from Ada County and the six cities within Ada County, for compliance with District policies and standards.

  • The Planner conducts reviews on current development applications and provides oral and written communication to interested parties of development applications, including the ACHD Commission, other governmental agencies, developers, engineers, architects, and the general public.

Qualifications:
  • The position requires the ability to read maps, plat, and site plans, and then develop reports from research, policy and staff input. A good knowledge of ACHD policies & procedures for roadways and developments is a must, as well as knowledge of design & planning practices. Must be proficient in Word and have a working knowledge of GIS programs, and PowerPoint. A valid driver’s license is required.

  • Planner: Graduation from a college or university with a degree in planning, or related field is required. Previous experience in a similar position or with development application review processes is preferred OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Sr. Planner: Graduation from a college or university with a degree in planning or related field is required, with a minimum of five years previous experience in planning in a similar position (current planning) OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30pm on April 25, 2024. Applications will be reviewed periodically. Apply as soon as possible to ensure you will be considered for this position. This job announcement will be closed if the position is filled prior to the closing date. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St, Garden City ID, or on our website at www.achdidaho.org.

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