Planning Technician – Town of North Kingston, RI

Town of North Kingstown seeks an entry level Planning Technician responsible for work assisting with day-to-day operations of the Planning Department.  The individual will assist in plan review, prepare reports, respond to the general public, and conduct studies and analysis relating to a full range of professional planning work in a variety of topic areas.  This exciting opportunity is ideal for an individual who can work independently but can also participate as a team player on projects and initiatives.

The full job description is available at:  http://www.northkingstown.org/jobs.aspx

Interested candidates must enjoy interacting with the general public, have the ability to maintain cooperative relationships, and uphold a pleasant demeanor.  Candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree in community planning, urban affairs, political science, natural resources science, and two (2) years of experience working in a professional environment (or) four (4) years of experience working in a position related to community planning or development (or) an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Working knowledge of GIS particularly emphasized.

Salary projected in the range of $54,000 to $57,000, depending on experience, plus benefits.  Submit resume and cover letter with writing sample (no longer than 4 pages) Town Manager’s Office, North Kingstown Municipal Offices Building, 100 Fairway Drive, North Kingstown, RI 02852 or employment@northkingstown.org.  Position open until filled.

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