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Community and Development Services, an agency of the City of Hopkinsville and the County of Christian, Kentucky, has an opening for a Principal Planner. The position requires :

  1. A Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Community Development or related field with at least five (5) years of experience in Planning or Community Development.
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Community Development, or related field, with at least seven (7) years of experience in Planning or Community Development.
  3. The acquiring of an AICP certification within two (2) years of employment.

Under the supervision of the Planning Services Coordinator, performs a variety of duties in support of the operation and implementation of intermediate and long-range planning activities. This position may assume the responsibility for the development of long-range plans and ordinances and project administration of varying complexity. This position requires a high level of proficiency in data collection and analysis, graphics and mapping, technical writing, and public speaking. In addition, this position may provide technical assistance to support the agency’s administrative planning functions.

The salary is based upon both education and experience with a salary range from $50,000 to $70,000 and the hiring range from $50,000 to $60,000. There is a competitive fringe package available. Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) references on or before September 6, 2022 or until position is filled, addressed to the Community and Development Services, P.O. Box 1125, Hopkinsville, KY 42241-1125, Attention: Principal Planner or email cgreen@comdev-services.com M/F EEO.

Community and Development Services, an agency of the City of Hopkinsville and the County of Christian, Kentucky, has an opening for an intermediate level planning position. The position requires:

  1. A Master’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Community Development or related field with at least three (3) years of experience in Planning or Community Development.
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Community Development, or related field, with at least five (5) years of experience in Planning or Community Development.
  3. The acquiring of an AICP certification within five (5) years of employment.

The position will be responsible for a combination of administrative, intermediate and long range planning activities. The salary is based upon both education and experience with a salary range from $40,000 to $65,000 and the hiring range from $40,000 to $50,000. There is a competitive fringe package available. Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three (3) references on or before September 6, 2022, or until position is filled, addressed to Community and Development Services, P.O. Box 1125, Hopkinsville, KY 42241-1125, Attention: Planner II or email cgreen@comdev-services.com M/F EEO.