Planner I – City of Harrisburg

Deadline: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Position Summary

This management position is an entry-level position within the Bureau of Planning and is responsible for assisting other Planning Bureau staff as necessary in the administration and updating of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Code, Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, neighborhood plans, and topical plans, as well as review of permits and applications, and inquiries and requests from the public. This position works closely with the Bureau of Codes, the City Engineer, and other bureaus and departments as necessary regarding the enforcement and interpretation of federal, State, and local ordinances, and improvement of interdepartmental operations. The Planner I position will involve professional-level responsibilities as well as administrative tasks. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Planning. This position is a management, FLSA exempt position that requires a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Class C or equivalent.

Compensation & Benefits

The annual starting salary for this position is $50,000.00 + (commensurate with experience and qualifications). This full-time position also includes an excellent benefits package: defined pension plan, paid holidays, paid time off (vacation, sick and personal time) and health care benefits (medical, dental, prescription and vision).

How to Apply

The City intends to fill this position as soon as possible. It will remain open until filled.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, your resume, three employment references and salary history to:

City of Harrisburg, Bureau of Human Resources
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Government Center
10 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: (717) 255-6475
HR@harrisburgpa.gov (electronic submission preferred)
The City of Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Wanda R.D. Williams, Mayor