The City of Wood Dale (population 13,770) is seeking a full-time Urban Planner. This is a highly skilled, visible and responsible position within the Community Development Department. This position involves a broad range of responsibilities, with an emphasis on planning duties related to zoning, current planning, site plan review, development review, economic development, code enforcement and GIS.
The Planner is required to attend various evening meetings that involve planning and economic development-related projects. The successful candidate must possess strong customer service and excellent communications skills and be attentive to strict deadlines.
degree in urban planning or closely related field is required. Two to four
years of progressively responsible planning experience in the planning field is
required. AICP Certification is
preferred. A Master’s Degree may be
substituted for one year of planning experience. This position reports directly to the
Assistant Community Development Director.
The salary of the Planner will be based upon qualifications and work experience. The starting salary is expected to be $65,000 +/- DOQ. Benefits include Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; paid vacation and sick leave accrual; medical, dental, vision and life insurance. This position is open until filled. Applications are available on the City website and at City Hall. Please email for a detailed job description.
Interested candidates should download and complete an application and submit this along with a resume and cover letter via email to or in person.
The City of Wood Dale is an Equal