Assistant Planner

General Duties

Participate in a broad range of planning and zoning efforts, including development and redevelopment activities, interpretation of Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances, research and background studies, long-range planning, and Zoning Code enforcement. This position will act as the staff liaison to the Heritage Preservation Board and provide support to the Planning Commission, City Council, and Zoning Study Task Force.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Geography, Public Administration, Landscape Architecture or a related field
  • At least one year of professional planning experience  
  • Possession of a valid MN driver's license

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Geography, Public Administration, Landscape Architecture or a related field
  • Professional planning experience working at a city
  • Knowledge of best practices in architectural design 
  • Experience in historic preservation 
  • Experience studying, writing, and managing updates to zoning codes   

 

Apply

For complete information on the position, please see the attached job description. The 2021 salary range is $62,400.00 to $76,585.60, depending on qualifications, along with excellent benefits. 

Completed applications are due by Thursday July 15, 2021 no later than 4:30 pm.   All submissions require a cover letter, resume, and city application.  Direct correspondence to: ayager@wayzata.org or mail to City of Wayzata, Human Resources, 600 Rice Street East, Wayzata, MN   55391.

 

Application Process (subject to change)

Application Deadline          July 15, 2021 at 4:30 pm

First Round Interview         July 26, 2021

Second Round Interview    August 2, 2021