Planner (City of Waterbury)

The City Planner performs highly responsible, professional and administrative work. This position directs, actively manages and the leads the Planning Department which includes: Land Use, Wetlands and Zoning Enforcement. The Planner is responsible for short- and long-term planning needs of the City including the City Plan of Conservation and Development which was last updated in 2015 and will require updating by 2025. Supervises and assigns work to the three Land Use Officers who assist with development plans and permits and enforcing zoning and inland wetland regulations. Works with and provides advice to the following Boards and Commissions: City Plan Commission, Zoning Commission, Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Master’s degree in planning or related field from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning, regional planning, urban design, public administration, business management or a closely related field, plus five years of increasingly responsible experience in comprehensive urban planning preferably with a mid-to large-sized municipality, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility; 6 additional years of responsible planning experience is acceptable in lieu of Masters’ degree; AICP certification preferred

How to Apply

Compensation and Application Process

  • Open Competitive Examination for: City Planner—Salary Range $85,000-$120,000
  • Excellent Fringe Benefits. This position has a Three (3) year contract provision per City Charter
  • To Apply you must follow instruction on City HR Website and complete application.
  • Applications must be submitted via mail to office above or via email at or fax to 203-574-8087 Copies of Degree or Transcripts and applicable Certifications must be submitted with Application
  • If you have questions about the position please contact our consultant—Ms. Randi Frank at or 203-213-3722. Links to City Website and application can be found on


City of Waterbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer—E.O..E. M/F/H/V
EEOP Utilization Report available upon request

Deadline – 03/31/2019