Assistant Town Planner

Town of Collierville

Collierville, TN United States

The Town of Collierville is hiring for an Assistant Town Planner to join our team! If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference in your community, look no further!

About The Town

The Town of Collierville has all the amenities and services of a large metropolitan area successfully blended with historic charm and character. Through many years of visionary planning, Collierville has grown to be known as one of the most desirable communities in the nation to live, work, and learn. Because of this, we are very careful in selecting exceptional individuals to become part of our team. We provide amazing benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, Town provided life and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, pension, and more!

What’s The Role?

The role of Assistant Town Planner involves highly responsible professional work assisting in the administration and management of departmental operations including planning functions, review and analysis of development applications, budget preparation and policy formation. Additional duties include: Supervises, directs, trains, and evaluates the work of assigned staff handling employee concerns and problems; assists with directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; Oversees the preparation of division reports and agenda reports to various boards and commissions including such tasks as the review of reports for content and thoroughness, preparation of graphics and illustrations, and assembly of complete documentation.

This role requires attendance and making presentations outside regular business hours, as needed.  Such meetings include but are not limited to Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Historic District Commission, Design Review Commission, Board of Mayor and Alderman, and other relevant government and business meetings, where appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

Here is what you need to be considered for the position of Assistant Town Planner:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, or closely related field supplemented by seven (7) years previous experience in a planning office at a professional level, OR
  • Master’s degree in Planning and six (6) years previous experience in a planning office at a professional level
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Planners preferred, but not required.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred but not required.

What's the Next Step?

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please download our general application from the tab below, or you can also visit Town Hall and submit a physical application in the Human Resources Department.  Please note that you must submit an official Town of Collierville application to be considered for this position.  A resume will not be accepted in lieu of an application.


Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range
$58,818 - $97,258

Contact Information

Jaime Groce
500 Poplar View Parkway
Collierville, TN
United States
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