Serving Northwest Iowa for Over 35 years
Providing Planning and Development Services to Lyon, Sioux, Osceola, O'Brien, Dickinson, Clay, Buena Vista, Emmet and Palo Alto Counties
Counties Buena Vista Lyon Sioux Palo Alto Clay OBrien Osceola Dickinson Emmet

The Northwest Iowa Planning and Development Commission is a regional governmental organization whose mission is to provide community and economic development and job training services for a nine county area. The agency's full time, professional staff assists the member counties and municipalities in such areas as community planning and zoning, federal and state grant preparation and administration, economic development planning activities, general governmental technical assistance, Workforce Investment Act/Workforce Development, school to work, and PROMISE JOBS administration. In effect, the NWIPDC staff functions as an extension of member governments' staffs, providing the specialized services and technical assistance that would not be financially feasible for each governmental entity to provide on its own.

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May 14, 2019 10:15 AM



Starting Salary: $51,247


Regional Planning Agency/Council of Governments is looking to hire an individual for the Planner I position. Minimum requirements are: Bachelor's Degree in Urban/Regional Planning, Public Administration or related field. Job duties may include: zoning, community land use, community development, hazard mitigation planning, economic development, grant writing/administration, transportation planning, and other general assistance to 9 counties and 78 cities. Experience with GIS is preferable. Written and oral communication skills are a must. Submit resume and cover letter by May 31, 2019 to: Executive Director; NWIPDC; Box 1493; Spencer, Iowa; 51301.

                                                 An Equal Opportunity Employer.