(Assistant Planner/Assistant GIS Analyst)
Fremont County is seeking one person for a position in the Planning and Building Department. The Planner II performs professional and technical work involving assignments of broad scope including reviewing development applications for conformance with policies and regulations; assisting in the development of land use planning policies, regulations, and studies; coordinating with development review agencies and community groups; and providing recommendations to the Department Administrator, Planning Commission, and the Board of County Commissioners.
A portion of this position’s time may be dedicated to GIS work and may also include answering phones, answering questions, data entry and other similar office work.
In addition to a planning (or related) degree, this position requires experience working in local government planning. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate both a solid understanding of planning concepts and a track record of accomplishment in this field. (For applicants lacking a related degree, the County will consider any combination of education, training and experience which provides the ability to succeed in this position.)
It is expected that all applicants will have a strong sense of professionalism and a commitment to providing good customer service. The successful candidate will not only be able to demonstrate their knowledge and training, but should also be able to explain their strengths and how they use them to achieve superior results.
Post-hire success in any planning job requires not only subject matter knowledge, but good organizational skills, the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to analyze and explain complex matters. Success in this position will also depend on being an exceptional listener.
In addition to the required qualifications, if an applicant has any of the following, we’d like to hear about it: AICP or other professional certifications/licenses; a master’s degree or other advanced training; work experience in Idaho or the rural Mountain West; or any other information you think will help us understand who you are, what you can do and what we need to provide to help you perform at your best level.
To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and Fremont County application to the Fremont County Clerk’s office (151 West 1st North, Suite 12, Saint Anthony, ID, 83445). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; with the first review of applications at Noon on Thursday, May 11th, 2017. Candidates selected for an interview will receive instructions concerning supplementary questions and information desired prior to the interview.
A complete job description and the required Fremont County application may be obtained from the Clerk’s office or at www.co.fremont.id.us/jobs/jobap.pdf. The salary range for this position is $16.49 to $21.66 per hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
A background check and pre-employment drug screening is required. Veteran’s preference applies. Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about the position, contact Thomas Cluff at Fremont County Planning and Building, 208-624-4643. For information about the application process or the County’s benefits package, contact the Fremont County Clerk’s office 208-624-7332.