Manistee County is seeking a qualified individual to fill its full-time Planner 1 Zoning Administrator position. Under the direction and supervision of the County Planning Director, and the indirect supervision of the Manistee County Planning Commission through the County Planning Director, provides a full range of entry level planning duties and zoning administration. Acts as point of contact for zoning issues and zoning processes. Receives and processes applications, prepares reports, maintains records, performs general bookkeeping and other tasks. Assists the County Planner as requested with zoning amendment preparation, planning document preparation and other duties of the County Planning Department as requested.
Employment qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Environmental Planning, Public Administration/Policy, Park and Recreation Administration or Environmental Science. Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning. Knowledge of principles and practices of research, data collection, and effective writing techniques. Statistical, algebraic, or geometric knowledge and ability to apply such knowledge in practical situations. Computer proficiency a must. Must possess a Michigan Vehicle Operators License and be able to attend evening meetings.