Planning and Community Development Specialist – Posted November 2, 2022

The City seeks to add another motivated, energetic individual to complement our existing Planning and Community Development staff. Under the supervision of the Director of Planning and Community Development, the Planning and Community Development Specialist will assist with planning, community development, zoning and economic development matters, initiatives and projects.

Activities may include assistance with research relating to planning, zoning and economic development, collaboration on and preparation of urban planning studies and design concepts both directly and with outside consultants, assistance with routine department administrative processes, assistance with communications relating to economic and community development and planning issues and initiatives, assistance with technical reviews, preparation of written reports and recommendations regarding potential development projects, support for Boards and Commissions, and such other related duties as may from time to time be required.

Additional information including our required application form is available on-line at under the “I’m Looking For …” tab, “Current Job Openings” link. Starting compensation is commensurate with experience and skillsets with an authorized pay range of $55,000 – $65,000.

The City of Grandview Heights is a dynamic inner-ring community in the Columbus area with a population of approximately 8,300 and a reputation for walkability, amenities, and outstanding quality of life. Applicants considered will find a small, welcoming, collegial work environment embracing high levels of coordination, communication and cooperation with staff in other departments of the city. We are very proud of the versatility, longevity and commitment of our staff. We complement a competitive salary with a robust public sector benefits package, flexible work hours, and enjoy, respect, and value the importance of work-life balance.

Appointment conditional upon satisfactory background check and COVID vaccination status. Applications are available at Municipal Building or on-line at  Submit cover letter, application, and resume to Grandview Heights Civil Service Commission, 1016 Grandview Ave., Grandview Heights OH 43212, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Mon – Fri. Deadline for consideration is Friday, November 18, 2022 @ 4 p.m. Questions can be directed to 614.488.3159. We hope to hear from you.

The City of Grandview Heights is an equal opportunity employer.

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