The Town of Florence is seeking a planning professional to join our Community Development Department and assist the Town of Florence in addressing the various growth-related issues that we are currently experiencing and which we expect will only increase in the months ahead. Job flyer here
The Town geography and development patterns bring interesting challenges to our operation and the provision of municipal services to our residents. We are excited about our work in the Town Historic District, and in our Territorial Square development concept in which our new Community Center/Library facility is located. In fact, the Senior Planner is the staff member assigned to administer our Historic District and to staff our Historic District Advisory Committee.
Departmental staffing realities ensure employees are involved in very diverse work experiences which only adds to the interesting and challenging nature of our work environment. Community Development Director Mark Eckhoff has been with the Town since 2006 and supervises the Senior Planner, Planner, Senior Building Inspector, Building Inspector, Permit Specialist, GIS Coordinator and an Administrative Assistant.
Education and Experience
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a planning-related field and 5 years of experience working in a municipal planning department or in a similar capacity. A Master’s Degree would substitute for 3 years of the experience requirement. AICP certification would also be a definite plus.
How to Apply
Open until filled; first application review date is December 19, 2016. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Visit our website at for our Employment Application and instructions to apply.
The Town of Florence is an EEO/ADA employer. Please send employment application, resume and cover letter to:
Town of Florence
Human Resources Department
775 North Main Street
PO Box 2670
Florence, AZ 85132
Phone: (520) 868-7553 │ Fax: (520) 868-7571
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