Position Available: Planner/Zoning Administrator

The Charter Township of Texas is seeking to hire a full-time experienced Planner and Zoning Administrator to provide a wide range of ongoing planning, zoning and economic development services.  This is a high-level professional position within the Department of Planning and Zoning.

Texas Township is located in the southwest portion of Kalamazoo County encompassing 36 square miles with Oshtemo Township to the north; City of Portage to the east; Prairie Ronde to the south; and Antwerp, in Van Buren County to the west.  Texas Township is uniquely located with easy access to I 94 and US 131.  There are more 17,000 people who reside within the township. Its primary land uses are residential and agricultural, with an increasing potential for new commercial and development.

Bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field required, Master’s degree preferred. Five years of experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and sound judgment are required. Must have or willing to complete the Michigan Zoning Administrator Certificate Program within twelve months from hire date.

Position is full-time and the compensation commensurate with qualifications.  Historically, the pay range for this position has been between $57,000- $69,000 per year, plus a comprehensive benefit package.

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Please submit cover letter and resume, by Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., to Julie VanderWiere, Township Superintendent, 7110 West Q Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, or email to julievw@texastownship.org.

Position open until filled.

The Charter Township of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.