Regional Planner

Area 15 Regional Planning Commission

Ottumwa, IA United States


Area 15 Regional Planning Commission is seeking qualified applicants for a Regional Planner.  Position will be part of a dynamic team and have opportunity to work with communities and local leaders on a variety of projects. Work may include grant writing and administration, technical assistance to cities and counties in economic and community development areas, comprehensive planning, infrastructure planning and development. Highly motivated individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree in community & regional planning, geography, journalism, public administration, economics, business, finance, or a related field are encouraged to apply.  Good computer, communication, and writing skills are required.  Entry-level applicants are encouraged to apply.

The starting salary for the position is anticipated to be $40,000 annual (depending upon qualifications) plus benefits. The position is covered under the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System along with an excellent benefit package.  Interested persons should send a resume and cover letter to: Chris Bowers, Area 15 Regional Planning Commission, PO Box 1110, Ottumwa, IA 52501 or to This position is open until filled; the first review of applications will take place April 3, 2023. Area 15 RPC is an equal opportunity employer.


Experience Level
Entry (0-1 year)
AICP Level
Community or Neighborhood Development
Salary Range

Contact Information

Chris Bowers
224 E. 2nd Street
PO Box 1110
Ottumwa, IA
United States
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