Assistant Planner / Planner I

City of Grimes

Grimes, IA United States

The City of Grimes seeks motivated applicants to join its team in a newly created Assistant Planner/Planner I position. This is a new position that will report to the Development Services Director to help manage and oversee the functions of city planning, public and private development review, zoning administration, and public park development.
Top priorities for the position include developing processes to help the existing planning department (consisting of the department Director and one Planner) manage planning and related development services for one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa. A unique feature of this position is the ability to participate both in general city planning activities and public park planning in conjunction with the City’s Director of Parks & Recreation. Starting pay ranges from $25.20 to $26.86 per hour, depending upon qualifications and experience.
Please complete job application found at the Grimes website:
Special Requirements
A post-offer background check is required. For consideration, submit: (1) a completed application, (2) resume, and (3) cover letter via email to Tammy Johnson at, or to the Human Resources Department in the Grimes Community Center at 410 SE Main, Grimes IA 50111. Materials will be reviewed as they are submitted through December 19, 2021.

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
Salary Range
Starting pay from $25.20 to $26.86 /hr

Contact Information

Tammy Johnson
410 SE Main
Grimes, IA
United States
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