Town Planner, Town of Grand Chute, WI

Grand Chute, population 23,227, is located in Wisconsin's Fox Cities region, a metropolitan area of 370,000 residents. With a tax base of $2.3 billion, Grand Chute is the area's commercial and retail center. The Fox River Mall anchors a regional shopping, hospitality, and entertainment district. Grand Chute is home to the main campus of Fox Valley Technical College; Fox Cities Stadium (featuring the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Class A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers); Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve; several community and neighborhood parks; and, an extensive network of pedestrian and bicycle facilities. The community features a strong and diverse employment base. Among our major employers are: Pierce Manufacturing, Presto Products, McCain Foods USA, Dixon Ticonderoga, and Werner Electric.


The Town of Grand Chute is accepting qualified applications for a full-time Town Planner. This position works in a fast-paced team environment, reviewing and processing zoning and land development proposals, creating and presenting written and oral reports to diverse audiences, and assisting in development and implementation of long-range plans and special project studies. The Town Planner also assists other Town departments with researching, writing and administering grant projects and administering local zoning and land use codes. Under the supervision of the Community Development Director, the Town Planner is responsible for the completion of moderate to high level assignments.


Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning or related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible planning/zoning experience at the local, county, state, or regional level; experience in local government reviewing development projects, land use planning, code administration, and grant writing is preferred. Salary range is $60,860 - $78,249 with expected hiring range $60,860 - $69,555, depending on qualifications.


A detailed job description and application is available on the Town of Grand Chute’s website. Please submit your cover letter, resume and application materials to hr@grandchute.net. Applications received by May 31, 2021 will receive first consideration. However, applications will continued to be accepted until the position is filled.


The Town of Grand Chute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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