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Planning Coordinator (Full Time), Village of Skokie, IL


The Village of Skokie is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Planning Coordinator position.

  • Under the general direction of the Planning Manager, coordinates and administers activities within the Planning Services Division.

  • Assists the Planning Manager in implementing Planning Services Division activities.

  • Provides exceptional customer service to Village residents and stakeholders.

  • Ensures timely completion of reviews, reports, and updates in the permit tracking system.

  • Assists with implementing and updating the Skokie Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan.

  • Reviews site plans, subdivision plats, zoning map amendments, and special use permit requests.

  • Offers feedback to applicants, discusses potential development proposals, and provides input before submittal.

  • Assists in preparing Monthly Tracking Reports and meeting agendas for Plan Commission.

  • Presents staff reports at Plan Commission meetings and prepares reports for Village Board meetings.

  • Assists in reviewing Appearance Commission submittals and attending meetings as needed.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, or related field required; or a Master’s degree in the same fields.

  • Two years of municipal office experience required.

  • Quick learning of Village software, codes, and ordinances related to planning and zoning.

  • Ability to interpret site, landscape, and floor plan drawings.

  • Knowledge of development design best practices preferred.

  • Familiarity with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and BS&A preferred.

  • Valid Driver’s License required.


  • Salary range: $65,861 - $86,159. Annualized starting range: $65,861 - $72,612 (DOQ).

  • Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, IMRF retirement pension plan, paid vacation, sick days, holidays in the first year, and 457(b) retirement savings plan.

Application Process:

  • To apply, submit a Letter of Interest, resume, and three professional references by September 15, 2023.

  • Submission options: Village of Skokie Human Resources Office, 5127 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60077, or email to No faxes accepted.

  • Complete job description available on Skokie Jobs page at

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Village of Skokie is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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