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The Village of Roselle, IL (population 22,763) seeks a full-time Planner for the Community Development Department. Roselle is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. This professional staff position assists the Director of Community Development with all aspects of the Village planning and community development process, including the comprehensive plan, zoning, subdivisions, and annexations. This position also serves as a key staff technician, exercising independent technical and professional judgment related to plan reviews, land use management, and economic development activities. A full job description for this position is available here.

Major responsibilities include staff support to the Planning & Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, and processing petitions submitted by developers and members of the general public for redevelopment projects, annexations, subdivisions, re-zonings, special projects and zoning variances. Ideal candidates will possess 2 to 3 years of municipal planning experience with report preparation background and GIS experience. Strong written and oral communications skills are essential. Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or public administration, or related field required. The ideal candidate shall have a Master’s degree in a planning or public administration related field.

The salary range for the position is $52,300-$73,063 and the Village offers comprehensive benefits. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Submit a cover letter, resume, application and salary history to: Administration, Village of Roselle, 31 S. Prospect, Roselle, Illinois 60172, or email to . Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, with a deadline of 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 26, 2014.

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Each position requires an application. Interested applicants may submit an application by fax to (630) 980-8558, in person or by mail to:

Village of Roselle
Administration Department
31 S. Prospect Street
Roselle, IL 60172

The Village of Roselle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability.

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Village Of Roselle       31 S. Prospect Street       Roselle, IL 60172       Ph: (630) 980-2000