The Town of Springdale is seeking a full-time Associate Planner to work under the
supervision of the Director of Community Development. Qualified applicants must have
either: a) a master’s degree in urban planning, public administration, or closely related
field, and sufficient experience to perform the duties outlined in the job description, or b)
an equivalent combination of education and professional planning-related experience.
This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Community Development in
planning, organizing, and coordinating town-wide community and economic
development operations and initiatives. Qualified applicants must possess a valid Utah
This position performs a variety of entry-to-mid level professional, general administrative
and complex clerical duties needed to expedite the day-to-day processes, procedures, and
projects of the Community Development Department. The Associate Planner also
supervises and coordinates with the Code Enforcement Officer to resolve issues related to
town zoning and nuisance ordinances.
Some knowledge of planning principles related to city and small-town planning is
necessary. Skills in the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving, presentation,
and organizational management are also necessary. This position is required to prioritize
workflow and meet deadlines while working on various projects simultaneously.
A complete job description, including essential functions and minimum requirements of
the Associate Planner position is available on the Town’s website:
Competitive compensation, consistent with training and experience, is offered.
Anticipated hiring range is $17.91/hour - $22.38/hour ($37,253-$46,550/year) including a
comprehensive benefits package.
Interested applicants should submit a Town employment application, resume, short
example of a writing product prepared for a professional or academic purpose (1-2
pages), and cover letter to Dawn Brecke, Town of Springdale Human Resources, 118 Lion Blvd., P.O. Box 187, Springdale, UT 84767. Position will remain open until filled.
First review of applicants will be Friday, January 5, 2018. Applications are available on
the Town’s website.
The Town of Springdale is an equal opportunity employer and an alcohol and drug-free work
place. The successful applicant will be required to submit to pre-hire drug testing and physical,
and be a rated qualified driver after review of applicant’s MVR per town policies.