Town of Collierville

Collierville, TN United States

The Town of Collierville is hiring for a 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 Planner involves responsible, complex professional work in a variety of current and long-range planning studies.  Expected duties include but are not limited to: Reviews and prepares reports on requests for zoning changes, zoning variances, and proposed ordinances concerning planning related matters.; Conducts field studies and surveys; conducts research studies on land use issues in the Town and determines approaches to formulate remedies; Collects housing, population, and new construction activity data for use in planning studies; Compiles information and writes background material on agenda matters before the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Design Review Commission; meets with interested citizens and groups, developers, design professionals, and others to present information related to planning studies, regulatory provisions, and pending applications under review by a particular board or commission.

Minimum Requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, or closely related field; supplemented by two (2) years previous experience in a municipal planning office; OR
  • Master’s Degree in Urban Planning supplemented by one (1) year of experience in a municipal planning office
  • Valid driver’s license
  • AICP Certification preferred but not required

What's the Next Step?

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please download our general application from our website, 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 I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Land Use and Development Regulation and Zoning
Salary Range

Contact Information

Jaime Groce
500 Poplar View Parkway
Collierville, TN
United States
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