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Location: Tullahoma, TN

Senior Planner

The City of Tullahoma is seeking applicants for a Senior Planner in the Community Development Department. Tullahoma has a population of 20,000, and is a progressive community located in southern middle Tennessee close to Nashville, Chattanooga and Huntsville, AL. The city has numerous parks and greenways, nearby lake access and a top rated school system making it an ideal place to live.

The Senior Planner is responsible for all aspects of municipal planning including zoning, current and long-range planning, site planning and special projects. This position interprets, enforces and updates zoning ordinances, subdivision regulations and sign ordinances; provides information and technical services to various boards and committees; conducts research and analyzes data on land use, infrastructure and economic base to assist in resolution of planning related issues; develops planning presentations and graphics including preparation of agenda packets for meetings. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills and an ability to work independently and in multi- disciplinary teams.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate program in Planning, or other related field is required, with a Masters’ degree preferred. Five (5) years of related planning experience in state or local government and AICP certification preferred or any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job. Salary range is $55,000 - $62,000, DOQ. Tullahoma offers an excellent benefits package and participates in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement Service (TCRS).

Please send resume with cover letter to: City of Tullahoma, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 807, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or send e-mail to: cbrice@tullahomatn.gov. This position is open until filled. A job description is available upon request. The City of Tullahoma is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.