May 27, 2021


  • The City of West Des Moines
  • West Des Moines, IA, USA
Full time Architecture Planner

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Director of Development Services and Development Coordinator, and through the application of sound planning principles, the planner interprets various federal, state and local codes, and City ordinances, guidelines and policies in order to develop and provide recommendations and solutions to the decision makers to effect positive results in the growth and development of the City of West Des Moines. The planner also collaborates with internal and external customers to facilitate private and public development that promotes conditions and activities which achieve a community environment desirable to residents, developers, investors and property owners. Additionally, the planner is responsible for reviewing and processing current development proposals within the City, conducting studies and plans for future development, redevelopment, and expansion of the City, as well as providing information and assistance to citizens, developers, realtors, builders, businesses, consultants and other governmental agencies and officials.

Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or other related discipline plus a minimum of 3 years of related work experience. 

We will consider candidates that require VISA transfer/sponsorship for this position.


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