Development Analyst II, County of Will, Joliet, IL

The Development Analyst II position under the direction of the Director of the Development Services Division, is responsible for implementation planning and assumes direct responsibility for challenging matters of interpretation, implementation, and enforcement of related ordinances and regulations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: supervises direct-reporting staff including prioritizing and assigning work; training staff on work methods and procedures; performs all duties associated with the Zoning Administrator position; coordinates zoning application process; review of building permit applications and site plans for ordinance compliance, review application documents to ensure compliance with ordinances, regulations, adopted plans/policies to provide direction as needed; reviews, interprets and applies federal, state and local regulations as they relate to County ordinances; organizes and conducts meetings with applicants and the public for zoning applications and development proposals; creates maps, reports, visual presentations, site plans and renderings; communicates and collaborates with a variety of agencies, governmental departments, consultants and community organizations on zoning matters; monitors development and zoning activity; researches and reports on land use, zoning issue and trends; assists in planning projects within County jurisdiction including comprehensive and neighborhood plans, trail plans, etc.; updates/maintains records, files and related zoning information including data layers for the County’s Geographic Information System.

Minimum Qualifications:

Accredited Master’s degree in Planning or related field and three (3) years directly related experience, or accredited bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field and four (4) years directly related experience required. Must have: a valid driver’s license; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to present clearly, tactfully and professionally before a variety of public bodies and interest groups; research skills; ability to traverse sites of varying topography and physical conditions; comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning; experience and background in long-range and implementation planning; familiarity with zoning, subdivision, and site development processes and general principles of land use; and aptitude with MS Office software, Windows Operating System, and ESRI geographic information system software.

Apply To:

Will County Human Resources Department

302 N. Chicago Street

Joliet, IL 60432

Fax: (815) 774-6355



Completed Will County Employment Application or Resume with cover letter may be submitted by electronic mail, mail, fax or hand delivered. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the selection process. Equal Opportunity Employer

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