Community Planner I

First Review deadline for applying: 4:30pm, Friday, June 1, 2018
Salary: $4,426 - $5,599 per month plus 5% deferred compensation and benefits
Community Planner 1 - Job Description

The Position
The City of Blaine is seeking a person with excellent communication skills dedicated to providing quality customer-service in the Community Development Services Department. The Planner I position assists the Community Development Services Director with two primary areas of responsibility: code enforcement and the efficient maintenance of the City’s permit review and approval system. A high priority in these responsibilities is providing fast, friendly and effective customer service. Responsibilities also include providing staff support for the Planning Commission, Park and Cemetery Board and City Council as assigned.  

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with course work in Planning, Urban Design, Human Geography, Public Administration or a related field and one (1) year of responsible planning or code enforcement experience. 
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered.
  • Please review the job description below for a complete list of qualifications.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is $4,426 - $5,599 per month. The position is a member of the IAM bargaining group. The City offers an excellent benefit package including:
 • Participation in WA State Retirement
 • Health benefits at 90-percent 
 • Vision care benefits at 100-percent
 • Dental benefits at 100-percent
 • 12 paid holidays (10 plus 2 floating)
 • 15 paid vacation days starting (up to 26 days)
 • 12 annual sick leave days
 • 5% Deferred Compensation

How to Apply
Qualified individuals should submit a City of Blaine employment application, cover letter, resume, qualifications checklist, and a 1-2 page technical writing sample to Samuel Crawford, 435 Martin Street, Suite 3000, Blaine, WA 98230. First review deadline for applying is 4:30pm, Friday, June 1, 2018; open until filled. The City of Blaine is an equal opportunity employer. 

Community Planner I Job Description
City of Blaine Employment Application
Qualifications Checklist