Associate Planner

Description :

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Job Summary: The Office of the Adams County Building & Planning is accepting applications for the position of Building Planner. Some of the duties of this position include accepting and analyzing development applications, site inspections, long term planning recommendations, interpret and apply environmental quality laws and regulations to ensure county projects and code amendments are complying. 

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in planning or a related field such as geography, economics, political science or environmental studies, or any combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job. Two (2) years of public or private planning experience. Bachelor’s degree may substitute for one year of experience.

Salary: Pay is on the County's EE-1 Exempt Salary Schedule with a starting range of $53,962 - $68,871 per year. 

Benefits: Paid vacation and sick leave, to include eleven (11) holidays, plus two (2) floating holidays and twelve (12) vacation days per year. Adams County pays medical, dental, vision and life insurance for full-time employees and offers additional benefits through AFLAC. Adams County participates in Washington State’s pension plan with generous employer contributions.

County Location: Adams County is centrally located in Eastern Washington with historic Ritzville being the County seat and Othello being the County’s growing population center. Home base for this position is in Othello.

Candidates:  Applicants must have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and have a valid Washington State Driver’s License. 

Contact : A detailed job description and application can be found on the County’s website at or visit the Adams County Human Resources Department at 210 W. Broadway Ave, Suite 102, Ritzville, Washington 99169. Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter through Indeed or by mail.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled