Planners – City of Ithaca, NY

The City of Ithaca, NY is seeking the following positions to become part of our team.   Ithaca is an exciting planning environment with an engaged public and brisk real estate development market  Our team is a dynamic group of professionals with expertise in planning, zoning, landscape architecture, sustainability, historic preservation and economic development.  Our government and staff are dedicated to tackling the national and global issues of urban living locally through both long-range planning and strategic initiatives.

Senior Planner: This position will take a leadership role in designing, developing, implementing and managing projects such as long range and strategic plans, housing studies, policy initiatives, plan updates, evaluation and streamlining of internal processes.  The full job description can be found at

Planner:  This position will serve as either a project manager or support staff for planning activities, including comprehensive and neighborhood planning and evaluation, land use policy amendments, and reviewing and evaluating development applications.  Candidates with experience or interest in land use and zoning are encouraged to apply. The full job description can be found at:

Assistant Planner: The position will assist in a wide variety of planning activities, including updating community plans, researching land use policy, conducting public outreach and reviewing and evaluating development applications.  The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Planning or a closely related field and be eager to learn all facets of local government planning from our experienced staff.    The full job Can be found at: