Village of Trempealeau Seeking Planning Director


The Village of Trempealeau, WI (pop. 1,652) is seeking to fill the position of Planning Director. This full-time position co-ordinates with all Staff Members to administer planning and zoning functions of the Village of Trempealeau. The primary responsibilities of this position include: providing zoning, land division, floodplain and land use planning information to the public; inspecting structures, lands and waters to insure compliance with the Village Ordinances; completing site plan, landscaping and housing plan reviews; investigating and processing complaints made relating to the zoning, land use and municipal codes; attending meetings and preparing staff memorandums and reports; attending public meetings for the Village Plan Commission, Village Zoning Board of Appeals and/or Village Board of Trustees; providing interpretations of the Village land use legislation; publishing relevant articles for the public via Village website or print; researching information relating to current and long range planning activities and performing other duties as required or assigned.

Full job description available upon request.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and be able to work in a collaborative team environment. Should have a functional understanding of land use planning/codes, geographic concepts, and GIS. Also possess strong personnel and economic development skills, zoning, planning, grant writing skills and intergovernmental development experience, strong community visioning and a commitment to citizen service. A Degree in Public Administration, Urban Planning, Architecture, or related field is preferred with 3 years relative professional experience.

The Village of Trempealeau offers a competitive wage based on qualifications and experience plus a full benefit package.

Please submit cover letter, resume, salary history and three professional references to: Kathy Peterson, Clerk/Deputy Treasurer, [email protected] or by mail to PO Box 247, Trempealeau, WI 54661 by August 17, 2018.